Program Learning Outcomes

This Seneca program has been validated by the Credential Validation Service as an Ontario College Credential as required by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.

As a graduate, you will be prepared to reliably demonstrate the ability to:

  • Apply the steps of the cosmetic development process to be able to navigate the decision making required to formulate, manufacture and market a cosmetic product.
  • Utilize concepts of functional classes of raw materials in sourcing and selection of ingredients for synthetic, natural and organic cosmetic products.
  • Modify cosmetic formulations to achieve stable products with prescribed sensory properties.
  • Analyze a finished product against regulatory requirements to ensure compliance for sales and marketing in global jurisdictions.
  • Summarize current literature of product components and packaging to communicate ethical, health and environmental concerns to relevant stakeholders.
  • Construct an appropriate product evaluation strategy for claims substantiation, safety and shelf life documentation.

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