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Program: Full Specialist

Course cost

Tuition:   $7,200.00

Books/Supplies/Fees: $1,700.00

TOTAL:   $8,900.00

This program is designed to teach students the art and science of beautifying the skin and nails. Students with a Full Specialist license will be able to provide client services for skin and nail care, proper precautions to perform services in a sanitary and safe manner, as well as identify contraindications. Program content includes current information in areas such as infection control, facials, hair removal, and nail techniques.


Upon completion of this program, graduates will receive a diploma from Florida Barber Academy, and qualify for State licensing as a Full Specialist. At that point they may pursue an exciting career in the beauty industry.


  • Textbooks: Milady Standard Esthetics Standard Foundations 12th Edition Publication Date 2019
  • Textbook (Hardcover Skin-English) ISBN-13: 9780357446867
  • Textbook (Hardcover Skin-Spanish) ISBN-13: 9780357265420
  • MindTap (Skin) ISBN-13: 9781337095150
  • Milady Nails Standard Foundations 8th Edition Publication Date 2021
  • Textbook (Hardcover Nail-English) ISBN-13: 9780357446867
  • Textbook (Softcover Nail-Spanish) ISBN-13: 9780357446874
  • CIMA (Skin & Nails - English) ISBN-13: 9780357875049
  • CIMA (Skin - Spanish) ISBN-13: 9780357920190
  • CIMA (Nails - Spanish) ISBN-13: 9780357920206

Course details

COURSE NAME:   Full Specialist

PROGRAM LENGTH:  Five (5) months


COST OF PROGRAM:   $8,900.00

PROGRAM CIP:   12.0409

Overall graduation rate:  91%


Job Placement Rate: 74%

note: Agencies Rate Reported to Council on Occupational Education (COE)

           Delivery:   traditional/hybrid

FBA gives the option/opportunity to purchase textbooks outside from the school, to new enrolled students for the Barber, Cosmetology, Nail Technician, Full Specialist, Facial Specialist and Facial Specialist and Advanced Esthetics Programs.

The institution will accommodate as such, to allow the students to use subsequent disbursement of Title IV Aid to pay for those funds. For further questions please contact the school financial aid office.


FUS100 - Florida Laws and Rules

10 Clock Hours

Students will learn about the rules and regulations from the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation for the Board of Cosmetology. Students will learn how to properly apply all rules and regulations that are required by a licensed Full Specialist when performing services that are permitted.

FUS112 - Advanced services

22 Clock Hours

Students will learn about advanced topics and treatments that can be offered to clients. Students will learn to provide services for body wrapping, microdermabrasion, chemical exfoliation, and peels that a Full Specialist can perform.

16 Clock Hours

fus113 - The Healthy Professional and products

Students will learn the importance of being a healthy professional, as well as the natural products that can be used to perform skin or nail services.

FUS114 - Business Essentials

23 Clock Hours

Students will learn to create a resumé, portfolio, and a menu of services.

available schedules

Mornings:   Monday-Friday - 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Evenings:   Monday-Friday - 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM OR 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

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For over 15 years, Florida Barber Academy has stood amongst the barber schools in Florida. Our goal is to provide future licensed professionals with a positive environment where creativity is fostered and students are allowed to grow into becoming well rounded professionals within the beauty industry.


Learn more about us.

51 N. State Road 7 (441)

Plantation, FL 33317

(Located at the Westgate Plaza. NW corner of 441 and Broward blvd)

(954) 791-1792 Main


Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Office / Admissions Hours:

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