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Non-Degree Programs: Many on-line

Many of these courses can be taken remotely, on-line. See also the page listing IFSCC Member Society Educational Programs.


Institute of Personal Care Science: Diplomas in Cosmetic Science, Formulation, Development & Promotion


Germany Society (DGK):  DGK Safety Assessor certificate


University College Dublin, Charles Institute of Dermatology:  Professional Certificate in Skin and Hair Follicle Science


Sociedad de Químicos Cosmetólogos de México: Tecnología de Productos Cosméticos

South Africa

Society of Cosmetic Chemists South Africa (COSCHEM):  Cosmetic Science Course

United Kingdom

Society of Cosmetic Scientists: Diploma in Cosmetic Science – Distance Learning Course; Introduction to Cosmetic Science

International Centre for Aroma Trade Studies (ICATs):  ICATS/IFEAT Diploma or Certificate

United States

Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) Continuing Education Courses

Center for Professional Advancement Continuing Education Courses

Practical Cosmetic Formulating Course (

SpecialChem: Live & On-Demand Formulation Courses

University of Southern California Extension Course