Full Specialty Program
The objective of the Full Specialty Program is to gain the knowledge and skills that will prepare a cross-trained individual for work in the business of esthetics, nail technology and receptionist.
International Academy's Full Specialty curriculum includes both skin care and nail technology training, along with receptionist training in our fully equipped high end student spa/salon training facility. The skin care portion of the course includes training in the latest treatments such as spa therapies, hydrotherapy, and paramedical facial treatments such as microdermabrasion, ultrasonic facials and state of the art skin analysis. The nail technology portion of the program will train student in artificial nails, natural nails and nail art. In addition, the receptionist portion readies students to perform receptionist work; ie. phone etiquitte, client relations, and appointment setting, etc.
The graduate of the Full Specialty program will be cross-trained as an esthetician, spa technician, nail technician, specializing in both natural and artificial nails. In addition an International Academy Full Specialty graduate is highly knowledgeable in technical, business skills and professional image. Strong emphasis will be placed on retailing, customer service, personal, and professional advancement. At the conclusion of the program the student is ready to be licensed as a Full Specialist. No State examinaiton is required.
Weekly Class Schedule for 600 Hr Full Specialty Program
Full-time Days: 30 hours per week, 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM, Tuesday through Saturday
Part-time Days: Minimum of 20 hours per week, 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM, Tuesday through Saturday.
Part-time Nights: Minimum of 20 hours per week, 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM, Tuesday through Thursday; plus 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM on Saturday.
2013 Class Start Dates
January 2, 2013 February 5, 2013 March 12, 2013 April 23, 2013 May 28, 2013
July 2, 2013 August 6, 2013 September 10, 2013 October 15, 2013 November 19, 2013
Student Need to Know Information
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Final regulations published in the Federal Register on October; 29, 2010, CFR 34-668.6, by the US Dept of Education require institutions that participate in the student financial assistance programs authorized under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (the HEA), to report certain information about students who enrolled in Title IV-eligible educational programs that lead to gainful employment in a recognized occupation (GE Programs).
FULL SPECIALTY (600 Clock Hours)
CIP Code: 12.0409
Credential Level: 01
SOC Code: 39-5094
Barbers, Cosmetologists, and Other Personal Appearance Worker
On-Time Completion Rate for students who completed the Full Specialty program during the most recently completed award year (7/1/2011-6/30/2012):
-*On Time Completion means perfect attendance every day. Not missing any of your contracted schedule (whether it's full or part time) for any reason ie: illness, work, family issues, vacation, leaves of absence and never being late for school or leaving early for any reason.
-150% of Normal Time is the acceptable maximum timeframe within the US Dept of Education regulations for a student to satisfactorily complete a program.
Median Loan Debt Incurred by for students who completed the Full Specialty program during the most recently completed award year (7/1/2011-6/30/2012):
Title IV Loan Debt: $6,333.00* If a student elects not to incur the extra debt, $5,402.00
Private Education Loan Debt: $0
Institutional Finance Plans Owed: $0
*Median Loan Debt of $6333, out of which $931 was given back to the student for living expenses.
-Extra loan debt (if qualified) the student does not have to incur.