Clinical Aesthetics

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Government license, Secondary school diploma, Employment, Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

Hybrid or blended

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours, Weekends

Instructional Program (CIP)

Aesthetician/Esthetician and Skin Care Specialist. 120409


  1. Course Objective: AZ State licensed Aesthetician/Certified Laser Technician


Institute for Medical Aesthetics, IMAj Institute offers one of the most comprehensive training programs of its kind with a large assortment of high technology equipment and a highly skilled faculty, yet we limit the class sizes to allow for individual attention for each student. Our medical aesthetics program focuses on the latest advanced treatments that are in demand in the aesthetics industry.  IMAj Institute sets the industry standard! With a 100% passing rate the first time through the State Boards, our students are well prepared for the industry. Our Mission is to provide all IMAj students with the training needed to become the most skilled employees and entrepreneurs in their field in Arizona and among the best in the world. Let us help you prepare for success in your fun, new and exciting career!

Competencies to be achieved: Advanced skincare diagnosis, many skincare treatments using advanced equipment and products, Certification in Six laser specialties, Laser Safety Officer Certification and thirteen Aesthetic Specialties Certifications


  1. Total Cost of Program (include all costs to student including testing, licensure):


  1. Provide a list of all books required for the program (even if cost of books is included in tuition): IMAj Institute modified Milady Aesthetics online textbook ($1,000 value) Students are required to use their own laptops/tablets to access their didactic training. 


  1. Provide a list of all supplies required for the program (even if costs are included in tuition): A supplies kit valued at approximately $1,500 is provided.  Complete list is included in the catalog.


  1. WIOA Contact for Enrollment Status /Credential Verification:

Name: Anjali Johnson, Admission Coordinator


Phone number: 480.361.8585


  1. Direct Website link to the program:


  1. Additional information:

  • Background check requirements for licensing and background restrictions for working in the occupation: Must be 18 years old and must have a High School Diploma/GED.  


  • Other requirements needed: A laptop or tablet is required by the students for textbook access, projects and note taking.


  1. Refund Policy (provide a summary if Refund policy is not listed on school website): Published in the catalog.

Program Cancellation & Refund Policy

Rejection of Applicant: If an applicant is rejected for enrollment by IMAj Institute, or if a prospective international student has his/her visa application rejected, a full refund of all tuition and monies paid will be made to the applicant.

Program Cancellation: If IMAj Institute cancels a program subsequent to a student’s enrollment, IMAj Institute will refund all monies paid by the student.

Cancellation Prior to the Start of Class or No Show: If a student cancels enrollment prior to the start of scheduled classes or never attends class (is a no-show), IMAj Institute will refund all monies paid, less the registration fee of $200. 

Cancellation After the Start of Class:

Percent of program length completed to total length of program - Amount of total tuition owed to the IMAj Institute

Before any class participation - 0%

0.01 % to 9.9% - 10%

10% to 19.9% - 20%

20% to 29.9% - 30%

30% to 39.9% - 40%

40% to 49.9% - 50%

50% to 59.9% - 60%

60% to 69.9% - 70%

70% to 79.9% - 80%

80% to 89.9% - 90%

90% and over - 100%


The above tuition refund table applies only to tuition fees.

 Students will be refunded charges for any unused books or unused portions of student kits and uniforms.

If a student withdraws or is terminated from a program or course after the first week, a $100 termination fee will be assessed to the student.

When determining the number of weeks completed by the student, IMAj Institute will consider a partial week the same as if the whole week were completed, provided the student was present at least one day during the scheduled week.

Students who withdraw from the program will receive a grade of 0% in each class interrupted by the withdrawal. All interrupted classes must be repeated upon readmission to the institution.


  1. Credentials: (The following questions must be answered along with a supporting explanation for each)

  • Industry Recognized: (Developed and offered by, or endorsed by a nationally-recognized industry association or organization representing a sizeable portion of the industry sector)

Yes or No: YES

Nationally Recognized Industry Association or Organization: AZ DES Voc. Rehab., ITEC-international accreditation, AZ Board of Cosmetology, license reciprocity to all US States 


  • Stackable: (Part of a sequence of credentials)

Yes or No: Yes

Career Pathway: Aesthetic license, Certified Laser Technician license, 13 certifications included in Clinical Aesthetic Program, many other IMAj ProSkills Courses are available to enhance your credentials


  • Portable: (Recognized in other geographical areas; by other educational institutions; or by other industries/companies)

 Yes or No (Explain): YES, AZ is an NIC State.  National testing recognized by all US States.  Active License may be transferred to other US States.

  • Accredited Curriculum: (This is referring to the course being accredited,  not the test or school)

Yes or No: No, we are currently working towards NAACS accreditation

 Accrediting Agency and link to website:


  1. Credential Attainment Rate: Percentage of students in the last 24 months who obtained a postsecondary credential, or secondary school diploma or its recognized equivalent, during participation or within one year after exit from the training program. 100%.  It is unusual for a student not to complete the course.  After months of training, it is unusual for a student not to test for a license.


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent


IMAj Institute, Inc.

WIOA Approved Program


Curriculum Competency Based

Safe and effective skin treatments and diagnosis

Training Location(s)

8370 East Via de Ventura, Suite K-200, Scottsdale, Arizona

Local WIB

7 - ARIZONA@WORK Maricopa County

Name of Credential

AZ State Aesthetic and Laser Technician licenses

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Financing is available through  Sallie Mae tuition financing, IMAj Financial Services, Vocational Rehabilitation through AZ DES and four other States.  

Refund Policy

The refund schedule is provided in the Enrollment Agreement, IMAj Institute Catalog & saved to supplementary documents.  The refund policy meets the terms required by the Veterans Administration.  Any refund due is calculated as a percentage of fees paid based on your time in school.

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

Books (Estimated)


Testing/Exam Fees

$240.00 State testing fees

In-State/District Tuition

$19,495.00 Clinical Aesthetics

Other Fees

$200.00 Uniforms (2 sets), bag, badge

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$19,495.00 Clinical Aesthetics

Registration Fee

$200.00 This fee must be paid by the student at enrollment.

Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)


Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

39-5094.00Skincare Specialists
$20.00 per hour
Required Certification: Az State Aesthetician license
39-5094.00Skincare Specialists
$25.00 per hour
Required Certification: AZ State Dept. of Health Laser Technician license
39-5094.00Skincare Specialists
$25.00 per hour
Required Certification: AZ State Dept. of Health Laser Technician license
39-5094.00Skincare Specialists
$20.00 per hour
Required Certification: Az State Aesthetician license

Provider Status



8370 East Via de Ventura, Suite K-200, Scottsdale, Arizona 85258

Phone Number

(480) 361-8585

Web Address

Last Updated

Jan 25, 2023


Aug 09, 2021


Sep 03, 2022

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