Program Overview:

Cosmetic laser training and technology is advancing quickly and is the future of medical esthetics. The National Institute of Medical Aesthetics, or NIMA, offers the advanced cosmetic laser training needed to be part of this exciting and expanding industry. NIMA is pleased to be able to offer leading edge instruction in laser hair removal, vein therapy, skin lightening, skin tightening, cellulite therapy, and skin rejuvenation.

This comprehensive cosmetic laser certification gives estheticians and medical professionals the knowledge and skills needed to succeed with confidence in the medical aesthetics field.


This course is specifically designed for individuals intending to operate a full range of cosmetic lasers. Limitations on who can perform various cosmetic procedures vary by state. NIMA recommends checking with state regulatory agencies to determine if who can legally perform these services and the level of supervision required.
Common required professional licenses include MA, ME, RN, PA, APRN, MD, DO, DS, DDS, DMD and Chiropractic Physicians.


  • Alexandrite, ND:YAG and Diode Laser Hair Removal
  • IPL Photofacials
  • RF and Near Infrared Skin Rejuvenation
  • Nd:YAG Skin Tightening
  • Alexandrite Skin Rejuvenation
  • Cellulite Therapy
  • Vein Therapy
  • INon-ablative Skin Resurfacing


  • Tattoo Removal
  • CO2 Fractionated Resurfacing
  • Neurotoxins and Dermal Fillers


  • History of Lasers
  • Mechanics of Lasers
  • Laser and Skin Physics
  • Laser Safety
  • Laser Maintenance
  • Cosmetic Applications
  • Client Consultations
  • Client Pre and Post Procedures, Indications and Contraindications
  • Applications for Alexandrite, ND:YAG, Diode, RF, IPL, YSGG, Erbium, CO2,
  • Fractionated vs. Non-fractionated Laser Applications
  • Hair Removal, Skin Lightening, Skin Tightening, Skin Rejuvenation, Ablative and Non-ablative Resurfacing
  • Tattoo Removal, Cellulite Therapy
  • Introduction to Neurotoxins and Dermal Fillers
  • Medical Spa Regulatory, Legal and Insurance Issues
  • Marketing Best Practices for the Medical Spa Industry

Click here to request more information regarding the NIMA curriculum. NIMA is a medical aesthetics school providing cosmetic laser training in South Jordan that services clients Nationally, with specific trainings throughout Washington, Las Vegas, and the greater Salt Lake City, Utah areas.