Advanced Medical Aesthetics


Laser Program

Our Advanced Medical Aesthetics program meets the Oregon state requirements to become a Certified Advanced Esthetician. This 500-hour program takes a little over four months and you will graduate and be able to perform laser treatments and work with other advanced devices in the growing field of medical aesthetics.


Learn photo rejuvenation, body contouring, skin rejuvenation, dyschromia reduction, tattoo removal, body contouring and cellulite reduction. You will learn hands-on with state-of-the-art devices, like Hydrafacial, Coolsculpting, Clear+Brilliant and Ulthera. No school has more options for equipment!


Get advanced training on chemical peels,

 medical skincare and more.  

Graduate from our program, pass your state board exam and go to work in a plastic surgery or dermatology office. Or, if you have an entrepreneurial spirit, open your own med-spa!

Advanced Aesthetic Certification

The field of medical aesthetics is one of the fastest growing career options in the country.  

Our Advanced Medical Aesthetics & Laser Program is for the Licensed Esthetician wanting to become a Certified Advanced Esthetician who is committed to working in the exciting and challenging field of medical aesthetics. An active Oregon esthetic license is a prerequisite. View our Clinical Master Program here if you are not already licensed. 

The in-house on-campus program operates Monday through Thursday between 9 am and 4 pm. Classes start every six weeks. Small classes of six to eight students guarantee personalized training with plenty of hands-on supervision from our qualified instructors. The program length is 500 hours plus completion of required hands-on treatments to demonstrate growing proficiencies.  

The online hybrid program allows you to complete the theory portion online through our secure portal. You will receive individualized mentoring with our specially trained staff. Hands-on training will be provided at our location in Tigard four days a month and you will work your way into providing treatments to real clients in our med spa setting when you reach your senior level. The online hybrid program takes approximately ten months to complete. 

Both program options include courses in advanced laser and light based device theory, ANSI and OSHA standards, standard operating procedures for lasers and light based devices, potential hazards, complications, common indications, and post procedure education as well as units on exfoliation treatments with both mechanical and chemical modalities, medical skincare, and CPR and First Aid certification. 

Senior students provide supervised treatments to clients in a med spa setting with a focus on consultations, assessments, and providing safe, effective treatments. 

Students will learn to perform the following treatments with confidence, so they are ready for work when they graduate: 

  • Laser Hair Removal with several different laser wavelengths

  • Body Contouring with Coolsculpting and radio frequency

  • Skin Rejuvenation with microneedling, Hydrafacial, Clear + Brilliant, and Ultherapy

  • Cellulite Reduction with acoustic wave and radio frequency

  • Dyschromia Reduction with IPL and LED light therapy

  • Non-ablative laser tattoo removal

  • Photo Rejuvenation with IPL and LED light therapy

  • Skin Tightening with radio frequency and fractional radio frequency

  • Chemical & Mechanical Exfoliation

Students should wear solid colored scrubs and tennis shoes or professional closed toed shoes. A uniform discount is available with registration.  


Program costs include all fees and tuition, training materials, books, customized skincare and an impressive student kit. Tuition starts at $13,775.  

Payment options and discounts are available and will be discussed during your student tour.  


Schedule your tour today!

Looking to train in medical aesthetics? Start your Advanced Esthetician Certification at Spectrum! A campus tour is the first step to your new career. Discuss financing, schedules, career options, the application process, and more. 

  • State of the Art Equipment

  • Instructors Invested in your Accomplishments 

  • Professional Career Skills


  • Industry Experts

  • Committed to Aesthetic Distinction

  • Real World Success


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6956 SW Hampton St.

Tigard, OR 97223

TEL: 503 - 719 - 2688


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