1200 Clock Hours
The Cosmetology program combines theory (Academic Instruction) with extensive hands on (Practical Application) experience to provide you with a complete understanding of beauty and wellness industry. The program includes hair cutting, color, texture services, nail care, makeup application, business development, retail knowledge and the skills needed to meet the competencies for the examination required by the State Board of Cosmetology.
The Bureau of labor Statistics estimates that the overall employment of Barbers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists is projected to grow 10 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations.
Employment for Hairstylists and Cosmetologists is projected to grow 11 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. Demand for hair coloring, hair straightening, and other advanced hair treatments has risen in recent years, a trend that is expected to continue over the coming decade. If you’re considering becoming a Licensed Cosmetologist this could mean thousands of new jobs will be introduced this decade
Cosmetologists have a variety of career opportunities in the beauty industry, including:
Other Career Opportunities:
- Wedding or Event Stylist
- Salon & Spa Owner or Manager
Some Cosmetologists choose careers in the beauty industry as beauty magazine editors or consultants. Others become sales or marketing specialists in the cosmetics industry. Some can even become certified instructors and work in a beauty school to pass on their knowledge and skills to the next generation.