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Time is running out to be grandfathered into a Master Esthetician License. You must currently have a Esthetician license in good standing with us and provide proof of one of the following, post-marked by December 31, 2014:

  • That you're a licensed Esthetics instructor in WA, for at least 3 years.
  • A national or international diploma/certification in esthetics recognized by WA.
  • 1,200 hours of an approved master Esthetic curriculum.
  • At least 35 supervised* hours of employment doing medium depth peels and at least 150 supervised hours of employment operating a laser.
  • At least 35 supervised* hours of employment doing medium depth peels and 75 hours of laser training.
  • 7 class hours of application and theory on medium depth peels and at least 150 supervised* hours of employment operating a laser.
  • 7 class hours of application and theory on medium depth peels and 75 hours of laser training.
*To certify your supervised training or work hours please provide a letter from the delegating:
  • Licensed physician,
  • Advanced registered nurse practitioner,
  • Physician assistant, or
  • Other licensed professional whose license permits such delegation or supervision.

To become a Master Esthetician after January 1, 2015...

If you’re a licensed esthetician, you must:
  • Complete 450 hours of an approved master esthetic curriculum,
  • and
  • Pass the written and practical exams.

If you don’t have a esthetician license, you must:

  • Complete 1,200 hours of an approved master esthetic curriculum,
  • and
  • Pass the written and practical exams.

See also:

Washington Healthcare Finder
Access Washington – official state government website