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Beauty Industries Essentials, Certificate

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The Beauty Industries Essentials certificate programme is offered by Fashion Institute of Technology. Launch or accelerate your career in the beauty industry with the only online program taught by FIT faculty, editors from Allure magazine, and industry experts from the biggest brands in beauty.
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The Beauty Industries Essentials programme is fully online, self-paced, and offered by Fashion Institute of Technology. 

  • Go inside the key areas of the industry with 30+ on demand video lessons and experiences, and learn real-world skills with self-paced projects.
  • Learn about various careers in the beauty world, assess your skills, and get first-hand tips and advice on achieving your goals from the biggest names in the business.
  • Earn a Certificate of Achievement in Beauty Industry Essentials from the world-renowned FIT to enhance your professional profile.

The Beauty Industries Essentials program includes seven on-demand courses covering topics such as Product Development, Packaging, Marketing and Merchandising, Cosmetics, Fragrance, Media, and provides students with tools and skills to launch or advance a career in beauty.  

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description

      Each of the five online courses is 4-6 hours long, but you'll have up to 1 year to complete the entire program.

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    • Time flexibility
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      No support at all
    • Student interaction
      No interaction at all

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction & History
  • The Cosmetics World & Beauty Artistry 
  • The Business of Fragrance 
  • Product Knowledge & Development 
  • Packaging & Presentation 
  • Beauty Marketing and Merchandising 
  • Beauty Media


Those with a passion for beauty who are looking to use their talent to break into, or advance, within the beauty industry. The program is all online, and can be completed at your own pace. Students have one (1) year to complete the program to be eligible to earn a certificate from the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in New York City.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

For more information, please visit the program website.

Technological Requirements

Internet connected device

Tuition Fee

We offer a flexible selection of payment options that range from one payment to 12 monthly payments. 


Our mission is to make education accessible, which means also offering options that make it easier for students to make their tuition payment. You can pay up front, of course, or you can choose to pay in installments. 

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.


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