The mission of The Elaine Sterling Institute is to provide programs of educational excellence that combine the classical European traditions of skincare with modern American scientific technologies. We instruct our students in the competencies set by the state board of cosmetology to equip them with the required skills to pass the state board examination and prepare students to excel in their professional careers.
Welcome to the Elaine Sterling Institute
Located in Atlanta, Georgia the Elaine Sterling Institute offers Esthetician, Nail Care and Massage Therapy programs. You beauty career starts here! Become a Medical Esthetician, Makeup Artist, Nail Artist, Spa Owner, Wax Specialist and much more! The Elaine Sterling Institute of Esthetic, Nail Care, & Massage Therapy excellence was founded to provide sophisticated beauty education. Our curriculum is based on American Scientific technologies, and we hold all of our students to the traditional European standards of skincare by providing the highest quality education and a premiere experience for our spa clients.Visit Our Campus
The Elaine Sterling Institute offers a 1000 hour Esthetician program, 600 hour Nail Care program and 750 hour Massage Therapy program. All undergraduate programs are taught to the highest industry standards. We provide education that assists students prepare for the Georgia State Board of Cosmetology exams.
Our dynamic classroom environment includes lecture, guest speakers, hands-on client experience, and instruction from educators with diverse backgrounds. In addition to the state certification programs our beauty school also offers international ITEC and CIDESCO certification, and extra machine certification to give you a thorough knowledge of skin technology upon completion of the program.Apply Now!
Federal financial aid is available to those who qualify under the guidelines of the U.S. Department of Education. Student aid is awarded on the basis of the applicant’s need. Factors such as income, assets and family size are all considered in determining the applicant’s need. Financial Aid is available for all programs.Learn More
Great Career Outcomes
The Career Services staff is committed to assisting students and graduates in their search for employment upon completion of their programs. We partner with our instructors and members of the business and industry communities to help students find careers that match their skill level.Alumni Stories
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