Physiology of the Skin

Physiology of the Skin

An intensive four-part course that covers the in-depth components of the skin, how they work and the physiological behavior that develops into the largest physical barrier of the body.

About Single Course

Who's This Course For

This course is designed for anyone who wants a thorough understanding of the skin’s physiology, from its basic layers to its specialized cells and functions.

There are so many aspects of the skin care profession.  From retail and sales to medical and clinical treatments to the multi faceted esthetics treatment rooms.  Having  a thorough understanding of the way that the skin functions is the gateway to any type of improvement or product recommendation.

Even the simple task of choosing proper home care depends on the many aspects of the skin’s condition, type and influencing factors.

This course is designed to provide a complete understanding of the physiology of the human body’s largest organ.

The Four Skin Physiology Modules Covered:

  • The Layers and Functions
  • Appendages
  • The process of Keratinization
  • Specialized Cells

This content within the module provides the knowledge to understand how the skin works and how it is influenced by products, treatments, environment, lifestyle, and other factors.

Why study with us? Michelle Brenner has over 35 years of experience in the skin care and wellness business and over 26 years in education. She is also an international speaker, writer, and author. Michelle has hand-crafted each course to share her career experience with you.


What’s included?
  • 30-day access to the course.
  • Downloadable Study Guide
  • Downloadable Certificate of Completion upon completion. View example Certificate.

This course is worth six CEU hours and should take 3-6 hours to complete. It is divided into four modules, each allowing you to save your progress and resume later to accommodate your busy schedule. 

*This course is not designed as a “license”, but rather to expand knowledge and expertise in the skin care field.

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Do I receive a certificate for these modules?

Yes, a certificate of completion with hours is provided upon completion.

Do I receive a license for taking these modules?

No, this program is designed for continuing and advanced education, not professional licensure

Do these modules count for CEUs?

Each state is different. ASI On Line is currently working on approval from states that require certain course work.  However, for all other required CEUs the certificate of completion contain the hours of education completed as well.

Do I need to be licensed to take these modules?

These modules are designed for ANYONE looking to gain more education in skin care. This includes currently licensed estheticians and cosmetologists, as well as Direct Skin Care Sales representative and cosmetic sales representatives.

Do these modules prepare me for licensure?

NO. Although all are designed and developed by a licensed educational institution, they do not apply towards mandatory required license hours.

Who should take these modules?

Anyone looking to gain knowledge and expertise in the skin care profession.

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