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Degree Programs in Cosmetic Science

There are an increasing number of colleges and universities which award academic degrees in cosmetic chemistry. Below is a list of the IFSCC is aware of.


Seneca College: CSPC Cosmetic Science

Université du Québec à Chicoutimi: Diplôme d’études supérieures spécialisées en cosmétologie


ISIPCA Paris: European Fragrance and Cosmetics Master


Technische Hochschule Ostwestfalen-Lippe:  Specialisation in Science and Technology of Cosmetics and Detergents

University of Hamburg:  Master’s in Cosmetic Science


Universita degli studi di Pavia:

Universita degli studi di Ferrara

Universita degli studi dell’Aquila

Universita degli studi di Milano


Singapore Polytechnic:


Universitat de Barcelona: Máster en Dermofarmacia y Cosmetologia

CESIF:  Máster en Cosmética y Dermofarmacia

Universidad Internacional de La Rioja (100% on-line):  Máster en Dermofarmacia y Formulación Cosmética

Universidad Politécnica de Valencia: Máster en Industria Cosmética

Universidad de Valencia: Máster Propio en Industria Cosmética


Mae Fah Luang University:  Creative Innovation in Cosmetic Science

United Kingdom

De Montfort University: Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Science BSc

Liverpool John Moores University: Master of Science in Cosmetic Science

London College of Fashion: Integrated MScCosmetic Science

University of Greenwich: Formulation Science, MSc

University of Sunderand: BSc in Cosmetic Science

United States

Fairleigh Dickinson University (New Jersey): Masters of Science in Cosmetic Science

Long Island University (LIU) Hudson: M.S. in Pharmaceutics (on line)

Rutgers University (New Jersey):

University of Cincinnati (Ohio): Masters in Cosmetic Science and Certificate

University of Rhode Island:  Pharm.D./Physician Assistant; Pharm.D./M.S., Pharm.D./MBA, Pharm.D.

University of Southern Mississippi (Miss.):  BS, MS, and PhD in Polymer Science

University of Toledo (Ohio): BS in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Cosmetic Science, and Formulation Design 

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