Program Description: The Cosmetology program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in the field of cosmetology. Learning opportunities develop academic and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes training in safety, sanitation, product knowledge, hair and scalp treatments, skin and nail care, haircutting, styling, chemical relaxing, permanent waving, hair tinting and bleaching, chemistry, anatomy and physiology, business information, salon management, and preparation for state licensing exams. High school graduation or GED is required for admission to this program.
Employment Opportunities: The cosmetology graduate will be employable as a cosmetology sales person, beauty operator, salon manager, or a salon owner. After additional experience/training, a graduate may become an instructor, platform artist, color technician, make-up artist or may work in another specialized area within the cosmetology field.