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Designed to prepare students for careers in the beauty industry with skills necessary for haircutting, hairstyling, permanent waving, coloring, manicures, pedicures and basic skin care. Successful graduates are qualified to take the state board exam for a Cosmetology license.

This program is 1,500 clock hours in length. 


Join the Cosmetology Business

  • Demand for cosmetologists is expected to grow by 19% between 2020 and 2030

  • About 85,300 openings for cosmetologists are projected each year, on average, over the decade.

  • Demand for hair coloring and other specialized hair services has increased.

  • About 44% of cosmetologists are self-employed. 

                              – U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics









COSMETOLOGY-Course Topics 


Professional Image • Bacteriology • Shampooing • Haircutting • Wet Hairstyling  • Finger Waving • Thermal Hairstyling

Hair Coloring • Chemical Relaxers  • Soft Curl Perm • Thermal Hair Straightening • Artistry of Artificial Hair

 Manicure and Pedicure  •  The Nail and Its Disorders • Theory of Massage • Facials and Facial Make-Up • The Skin and Its Disorders • Removing Unwanted Hair Cells, Anatomy and Physiology • Electricity and Light Therapy • Chemistry

Ethnic Hair Care and Design • The Salon Business • Cosmetology Law • State Board Review • Practical and Theory

Course Descriptions

Professional Image

Teaches how your image is determined by your personality, personal hygiene, and your ability to interact with others.


Bacteriology,Decontamination & Infection Control

These segments teach students how the spread of disease can be prevented and what precautions

should be taken to protect, technician’s and client’s health.


Shampooing, Rinsing & Conditioning

Hygienic care of the scalp and hair as well as correct scalp manipulations.Types of shampoos, conditioners and how to protect the client while receiving these and other salon services.



Teaches a various techniques of artistic haircutting using shears, razors and thinning shears.


Wet Hairstyling & Finger Waving

Teaches the basics principles and art of hairstyling while it employs shaping and directing of the hair to teach the dexterity, coordination and finger strength required of a proficient professional stylist. Blow-dry Styling is in this segment.


Thermal Hairstyling

Teaches proper use of thermal curling irons and explores different techniques and applications of the  tools.


Permanent Waving

Teaches history of permanent waving, the chemicals used, and the many basic and advanced techniques used in the permanent waving process.


Hair Coloring

One of the most exciting, challenging and rewarding areas in the cosmetology profession is hair coloring and lightening.Teaches hair color consultation, color theory, classifications of hair color,types of permanent hair color and special problems in hair coloring.


Chemical Relaxers & Soft Curl Perm 

Teaches a basic knowledge of products and procedures used when serving clients with very curly hair.


Thermal Hair Straightening 

Hair straightening or pressing is a profitable service in the salon with clients who have curly hair and wish to straighten it. This segment teaches the correct procedures as well as how to protect the client's hair while doing a pressing service.


The Artistry of Artificial Hair

A basic knowledge of wigs and hair pieces and their care is taught in this segment.


Manicure and Pedicure

After completing this segment, the cosmetology student should be able to give a professional manicure and pedicure with massage as well as basic knowledge of artificial nail application.


The Nail and Its Disorders

This segment teaches the basic structure of the nail and teaches corrective procedures for common nail disorders and irregularities.


Theory of Massage

Massage helps to keep clients’ skin healthy and muscles firm. This segment teaches the correct method of applying massage along with the different basic movements used.


Facials and Facial Make-Up

A professional facial is one of the most enjoyable and relaxing services available to the salon client. These segments teach the correct procedures, how to determine which type products should be used and how to deal with special skin problems.


The Skin and Its Disorders

In this segment, the Histology of the Skin and its disorders are taught.


Removing Unwanted Hair

In this segment the student will receive a basic knowledge of the different types of hair removal and the procedures used in removing unwanted hair.


Cells, Anatomy and Physiology

A working knowledge of the structure and the anatomy and physiology of the human body forms the basis for the proper application of cosmetic services. This segment gives the student the basic knowledge of the structure and the functions of the human body.


Electricity and Light Therapy

This segment teaches the importance of how the benefits of electricity are important to the cosmetology profession.


Chemistry as Applied to Cosmetology

Professional cosmetologists work with a variety of chemicals and perform services which change the hair both chemically and physically. This segment gives the student a basic knowledge of chemistry as it is applied to the cosmetology industry.


Ethnic Hair Care and Design

Learning the care and design of ethnically curly hair. This segment gives you the knowledge of artistic, scientific, and chemical principals of ethnic hair in theory, concept, and application.


The Salon Business

This segment teaches how to open and operate a salon, salon retail sales and advertising.


Cosmetology Law

This segment teaches cosmetology law in reference to the State Board of Cosmetology and the Board’s requirements as a cosmetologist, salon owner or school owner.


State Board Review: Practical and Theory

The segment is a review of each previous segment and the areas required in preparation for taking the State Board Exam.

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