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USTI® Membership

USTI® has a mission to empower hairstylists, salon, spa and other beauty professionals with knowledge about hair loss and scalp disorders. USTI® offers several different trichology training courses to help you understand the emotional, psychological and physical symptoms of hair loss.

USTI® created these memberships to encourage and educate as well as cultivate a forum for hair loss professionals to share ideas, network and foster professional development and growth in the field of trichology. Membership is a way for the most ethical hair loss experts to market their education, allowing hair loss customers to know their specific qualifications, trusting that they are dealing with professionals.

USTI® offers you the business, marketing and trichology product knowledge you need to provide the ultimate customer service for your clients. Materials from courses will be shared through newsletters, bolstering your education by providing you with new hair loss information, information on treatments, etc. By taking a Certification course, you will discover treatment options to enhance your services for current clients and how to attract new client flow to your salon, spa or hair loss center.

The US Trichology Institute USTI® is dedicated to providing exceptional education to trichologists and hair loss experts. USTI® is proud to offer the most up-to-date educational material and the most advanced trichology teachings of the 21st century.

USTI® offers 7 different memberships

1. USTI® Member  APPLY NOW

This membership is for a person who has interest in trichology, hair loss and scalp disorders and who wants to continually learn more about trichology. You must be in good standing with USTI® and sign the USTI® ethics creed.

With this membership, you will receive:

  • Monthly newsletter
  • Invitations to annual events with world renowned hair loss and trichology experts
  • Member certificate
  • Discounts on training for you and your staff
  • Discounts on sponsor products

2. USTI® Hair Loss Specialist Member  APPLY NOW

This membership is for a beauty professional who has taken USTI®’s Hair Loss Specialist Class and passed the exam.

With this membership, you will receive:

  • All of the USTI Member-level benefits
  • Business and marketing opportunities, including being featured on USTI®’s Facebook page & newsletter
  • Opportunity to enhance your career through continued education
  • Discounts on member company products
  • Ability to win an award at annual conference (Hair Loss Specialist of the Year, Greatest Growth in Business, etc.)

3. USTI® Hair Loss Practitioner Member  APPLY NOW

This membership is for a beauty professional who has taken USTI’s Hair Loss Practitioner Course and passed the exam.

With this membership, you will receive:

  • All of the USTI Hair Loss Specialist-level benefits
  • Ability to win an award at annual conference (Hair Loss Practitioner of the Year, Greatest Growth in Business, etc.)

4. USTI® Trichologist Member  APPLY NOW

This membership is for a beauty professional that has taken USTI®’s Full Trichology Course and passed the trichology test of hair loss treatment and diagnostics or for someone who became a trichologist with another recognized trichology program and passed the USTI® test.

With this membership, you will receive:

  • All of the USTI® Hair Loss Practitioner-level benefits
  • The opportunity to speak and promote yourself and your business at annual events
  • Ability to win an award at annual conference (Trichologist of the Year, Greatest Growth in Business, etc.)

5. USTI® Advanced Trichologist Member  APPLY NOW

This membership is for a beauty professional who has taken USTI®’s full Trichology Course and passed the exam and the advanced exam or is recognized by another certified trichology organization as an expert in the field as well as having passed USTI®’s advanced exam. The advanced exam includes content on advanced laser technology, treatment, etc. This is a way to differentiate yourself and your knowledge from a general trichologist.

With this membership, you will receive:

  • All of the USTI® Trichologist-level benefits
  • The opportunity to speak and promote yourself and your business at annual events
  • Ability to win an award at annual conference (Trichologist of the Year, Greatest Growth in Business, etc.)

6. USTI® Industry Expert Member  APPLY NOW

This membership is for a beauty professional who is recognized as a leading expert and contributor to the hair loss industry.

With this membership, you will receive:

  • All of the USTI® Advanced Trichologist-level benefits
  • The opportunity to teach a seminar during the annual event
  • The opportunity to contribute a column in the monthly newsletter

7. Adjunct Member  APPLY NOW

This membership is for a company servicing the hair loss industry who is a champion of hair loss and trichology education.

With this membership, you will receive:

  • All of the Industry Expert Member-level benefits
  • The opportunity to host a booth at the annual event
  • The opportunity to contribute a column in the monthly newsletter
  • The opportunity to offer additional specials and discounts to members
  • An ad in the monthly newsletter

Costs

Level 1 – USTI® Member – $99/year

Level 2 – USTI® Hair Loss Specialist Member – $99/year

Level 3 – USTI® Hair Loss Practitioner Member – $99/year

Level 4 – USTI® Trichologist Member – $125/year

Level 5 – USTI® Advanced Trichologist Member – $150/year

Level 6 – USTI® Industry Expert Member – $150/year

Level 7 – USTI® Adjunct member – $250/year

USTI Ethics & Professional Code

Every USTI member should hold themselves in the highest level of professional conduct at all times. Every member will act as an ambassador to the Institute. Only approved members may take USTI classes.

Members are entitled and encouraged to advertise their membership status with USTI by using authorized logos and materials.

No member should ever conduct themselves outside the limits of their field of expertise of any education. This includes education from USTI or other education they receive elsewhere be it cosmetology, medical or other. Each member agrees to always respect the confidentiality of a clients. Always put the client’s needs first and keep up-to-date with the latest hair loss and scalp products and solutions.

Members should work with and support other members and never mislead or suggest they are superior to another member in any way.

USTI is not responsible or liable for actions taken by any of its members and class graduates and expressly disclaims any and all liabilities for its members. Each member is obligated to know the laws in their own area. Each area has its own laws for everything and USTI does not claim it’s classes are cosmetology, medically or otherwise sanctioned in any way, in any area. Therefore, students are 100% responsible for checking their local laws before doing anything taught or discussed in USTI classes.

In extreme cases, if it is deemed that a member has breached this ethics code, USTI has the authority to terminate membership, without refund, with a written explanation.