Cosmetology

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A.A.S./Certificate/Diploma

Cosmetology

The Cosmetology curriculum provides hands-on training in a simulated salon environment, which enables students to develop manipulative skills in hair care, esthetics and manicuring/nail technology.

The Cosmetology curriculum provides hands-on training in a simulated salon environment, which enables students to develop manipulative skills in hair care, esthetics and manicuring/nail technology.

Graduates should qualify to sit for the State Board of Cosmetic Arts examination. Upon successfully passing the State Board exam, graduates will be issued a license. Employment is available in beauty salons and related businesses.

Programs

Title Credential Credit Hours Link to program details
Cosmetology A.A.S. Degree 66 ‌‌
Cosmetology Instructor Certificate Certificate 24 ‌‌
Esthetics Technology Certificate Certificate 16 ‌‌
Manicuring/Nail Technology Certificate Certificate 16 ‌‌
Cosmetology Diploma Diploma 48 ‌‌

Career Opportunities

Employment of barbers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists is projected to grow 8 percent from 2018 to 2028, faster than the average for all occupations. Population growth will lead to greater demand for hair care services.

(Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)