Cosmetic Formulation Design Graduate Certificate


Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First TermHours
PHPR 5800 Cosmetic Ingredients and Product Forms 3
PHPR 5840 Formulating Skin and Sun Care Products 3
Second Term
PHPR 5830 Cosmetic Regulations, Ethics, and Practices 3
Third Term
PHPR 5850 Formulating Makeup, Hair Care, and Oral Care Products 3
 Total Hours12
  • 1. Demonstrate knowledge of ingredient function, physicochemical and biological properties, and proper ingredient selection to support product claims.
  • 2. Interpret current and relevant regulations, and guidelines, ethical standards, and peer-reviewed scientific literature to assess the quality, efficacy, and safety of cosmetics and personal care products.
  • 3. Design cosmetic and personal care products that are regulatory compliant globally and meet consumers’ needs.