Cosmetic Science Certificate

December 01, 2022
January 09, 2023
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Webinar: Cosmetic Science

Listen in as program director Dr. Ananth Kavssery discusses the program, curriculum, work-life balance, online school, and answer questions from the audience.

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The University of Cincinnati Online Cosmetic Science Graduate Certificate program is delivered in an online format that enables you to advance your career without disrupting your current personal or professional roles. The online learning format allows students to access program content on their own time and at their own pace allowing for a more flexible approach to teaching and learning.

All credits taken as part of the certificate in the cosmetic science program may be subsequently applied toward the MS in Cosmetic Science at the college of pharmacy.

The cosmetic science programs help prepare students today to gain knowledge of cosmetic science that help them develop as industry leaders for tomorrow.

At the University of Cincinnati, our approach to cosmetic science is scientific. It’s for thinkers and doers. For inventors and explorers. For those ready to make an impact in one of the fastest-growing and increasingly science-driven fields.

Why study Cosmetic Science Online?

Some larger companies prefer cosmetic chemists who have higher education for lead and management-level roles. In addition to furthering a career in management, students join the program because they want to learn how safe, effective, and environmentally-friendly products are scientifically formulated.

Many students come from major companies in the cosmetic industry with chemistry or engineering degrees. Although, there are non-science majors such as business or marketing who are interested in learning more about the science of this field.

Whether you are a dermatologist, MD, scientist, researcher, chemist, or looking to start your skincare or cosmetics company, an MS degree in Cosmetic Science will put you on a trajectory for success.

Is UC Online right for me?

Career Focus
Learn how to apply the physiology/biology of relevant skin, hair, and OTC drugs for cosmetic and personal care products.
Admission Requirments
Start-to-Graduation Support
Student Success Coordinators are available to students enrolled in online programs — they are your on-campus partner who can help you manage your time and whatever you need to get you to graduation.

Learn from faculty with real-world experience

The UC Cosmetic Science faculty have the corporate experience, expertise, and practical application necessary for training award-winning students.






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The University of Cincinnati is one of the first institutions to offer online courses. Innovation in education is at the forefront of what we do. We have expanded the convenience and quality of our online learning to online degree programs. Today, we offer nearly 100 degrees from undergraduate to doctoral programs.

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