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Accreditations and Licensing

  • National Laser Institute was a pioneer in the industry offering the required training by the State of Arizona in 2004, the first year that they required laser training.
  • The Arizona Board for Private Post Secondary Education licenses National Laser Institute as a vocational training program in the state of Arizona.
  • The American Academy of Family Physicians has reviewed National Laser Institute’s Continuing Medical Education (CME) courses and approved them for up to 66 prescribed credits.
  • This continuing education activity was approved by the Western Multi-State Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
  • National Laser Institute is approved as a career school by the Texas Workforce Commission and is authorized as an agency approved laser hair removal training course by the Texas Department of State Health Services.


Many of our prospective students ask us: “Can I do laser if I don’t have a degree or aesthetician license?” After completing a National Laser Institute training course, you will be certified to perform laser and medical aesthetic procedures.

The industry, however, is regulated on a state-by-state basis. In most states, after completing our National Laser Institute training, anyone is qualified to work in a supervised setting. Most states allow anyone with National Laser Institute’s training to perform laser procedures in a qualified med spa or laser center. Please contact us if you have a question about your state.

Cosmetic injections such as BOTOX®, Dermal Fillers, and Sclerotherapy typically must be performed by a registered nurse, physician assistant, or physician. In some states a licensed vocational nurse or medical assistant are allowed to inject.

If you have specific questions about the state you live in, please call us at 1-800-982-6817 or simply fill out the form to your right. We will be happy to answer your questions.