Career Considerations

Neosho Beauty College offers education on the basic principals of Esthetics which includes a basic understanding of the science of skin care, services performed in maintenance and in depth study of products used in skin care. Students are provided with the hands on experience necessary, that enables them to prepare for the requirements of the Missouri State Board examination and a career in the workplace. Relatively new to licensing requirements in Missouri, an Esthetician career shows much promise with increasing demand in Esthetics related services that are becoming more and more common in spas and salons throughout the country.


COURSE LENGTH: 750 clock hours

FULL-TIME SCHEDULE: 9am to 5:00pm Tuesday through Thursday – 9am to 4:00pm Friday

TIME TO COMPLETE BASED ON FULL-TIME SCHEDULE: 26 weeks (approximately six months)

PART-TIME SCHEDULES:  22 hrs per week / 15 hrs per week

TIME TO COMPLETE BASED ON PART-TIME: 34 weeks (@22) 50 weeks (@15)


Basic Esthetician Course: 750 Clock Hours

Supplies (kit$750 (plus tax)
Enrollment Fee$50
Application Fee$50
Total$9650 (plus kit tax)

COA (Cost of Attendance) Components ESTHETICIAN

These components are used for Cost of Attendance for purposes of calculating financial aid. The totals are based on monthly averages derived from completed student surveys at Neosho Beauty College. Components other than tuition, fees, books and kit are not actually charged to the student.

( 750 hrs / 26 wks / 6 mo )( 750 hrs / 26 wks / 6 mo )

Prorated tuition and fees$8350$8350
Food and Housing
Single / Live with parents$3450
All other students$9534
Personal Expenses$1374$1374

Students not eligible in part for financial aid that would pay for the education at Neosho Beauty College can arrange a convenient payment plan to the school for the difference of what financial aid will not cover. Students not eligible for any financial aid can arrange for a payment plan with a down payment and subsequent monthly payments. Contact the schools’ office for details.

Methods of payment accepted include full payment at time of signing the Enrollment Agreement or through an approved payment plan as.  Payments may be made by cash, check, money order, credit card, through a non-federal agency or loan program, and by Title IV Federal Financial Aid if qualified.  Students are responsible for paying the tuition, fees, other stated costs and for repaying any applicable loans plus interest.


Basic Course Description

Facials, Cleansing, Toning, Massaging120 Hours
Makeup Application - All Phases100 Hours
Hair Removal30 Hours
Body Treatments, Aroma Therapy, Wraps120 Hours
Reflexology35 Hours
Cosmetic Sciences, Structure, Condition, Disorder85 Hours
Cosmetic Chemistry, Products and Ingredients75 Hours
Salesmanship, Salon Management55 Hours
Sanitation, Sterilization, Safety30 Hours
State Law10 Hours
Miscellaneous Lectures, Test Reviews75 Hours
Total750 Hours

Course Objectives

Upon completion of our esthetics course, the student shall demonstrate the ability to pass the State Board Exam, and enter a salon or spa with skills needed to successfully service the public.

  1. To impact ideals and attitudes of willingness to cooperate with the public, fellow workers, and employees practicing proper conduct and professional ethics.
  2. To help and motivate students to set personal goals to further educate themselves in the future.
  3. To develop habits of doing things properly in the interest of safety, and the importance of sanitation and sterilization.
  4. To develop knowledge of the structure of the skin.
  5. To develop the knowledge and ability to recognize skin disorders, and to determine possible treatments.
  6. To develop the knowledge and understanding of the composition of skin.
  7. To develop and practice the procedures of facials and bodywork treatments to enable the student to become a professional esthetician to properly serve the public.
  8. To develop the knowledge and understanding of product ingredients used in services and treatments.