What We Do

MBIE is committed to aspiring the professional, competent and ethical electrologist, challenging the student to not only possess the technical skills but also the professional skills to achieve a successful career in electrology.  We provide a comprehensive survey of electrology, giving every student the opportunity to gain personal satisfaction as they are challenged with self-growth.  Our students gain the confidence to exhibit their newly achieved skills as a well trained entry-level electrologist entrepreneur in private practice or employed in a myriad of other available options.  These options include working in a medical office, dermatology office, or even a day...

Who We Are

Monterey Bay Institute of Electrology (MBIE) is a dedicated vocational school with the professional electrologist in mind.  Specializing in the highest quality of education, all of our instructors are licensed electrologists and also hold a Certified Professional Electrologist designation.  Opening in 2004, MBIE has maintained the ideal of presenting the theory and practicum elements of electrolysis with standards of paramount proportions as evidenced by the success of the student who...
Course Curriculum – Practical Applications

Course Curriculum – Practical Applications

Interpersonal Skills Hands On Training – various parts of the body and face Contraindication Positioning for You and the Client – ergonomics Draping for the Client Pre- and Post- Treatment Care Lighting and Optics Epilation Techniques Side Effects – tissue injury | complication Consultation Health History Assessment Treatment Records Treatment Evaluation...
Course Curriculum – Theory

Course Curriculum – Theory

History of Electrology – Past to Present permanent and temporary hair removal waxing threading laser/LPI sugaring depilatories Medical Histology Integument – hair bulb | follicle | papilla | root | shaft | matrix Anatomy and Physiology nervous endocrine lymphatic cardiovascular digestive respiratory excretory reproductive skeletal muscular systems Integumentary Systems – follicles and glands | hair and nails | homeostatis | sensory reception | synthesis Dermatology – common skin diseases | lesions Hair – structure and function | growth cycles | reappearing hair Hypertrichosis – hirsutism | causes and evaluation | treatment Psychology as related to unwanted hair Contraindications: overtreatment and complications Microbiology – personal hygiene | sanitation | antisepsis | disinfection | sterilization | aseptic technique Immunology Basic Electricity Modalities of Electrology electrolysis, single and multiple needle methods thermolysis, manual and automatic methods blend, a combination of high frequency and galvanic currents Epilators – manual | computerized | analog vs digital Anaphoresis and Cataphoresis and their uses Electrology Techniques and Variables – probes | intensity | timing | depth of insertion | epilation Operation, care, and maintenance of equipment and...
Course Curriculum – Professional Business Practice

Course Curriculum – Professional Business Practice

Business Principles and Practices Ethics Bookkeeping and Accounting Office Procedures and Management Client Record Keeping Public Relations and Advertising The Barbering & Cosmetology Act – rules | regulations Professional Associations – State, National, International Office Organization and Supervision Insurance Liability – malpractice | property damage Time Management Local and State Licenses & Taxes Staffing – independent contractor | employer | employee | Board of...