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Program Information:
Lisa Rector
Director/Instructor, Cosmetology Program

  1. Cosmetology  
  2. Program Info  
  3. Career Info  
The Cosmetology curriculum is designed to provide competency-based knowledge, scientific and artistic principles, and hands-on fundamentals associated with the cosmetology industry. The curriculum provides a simulated salon environment which enables students to develop manipulative skills.
Coursework includes instruction in all phases of:
  • professional imaging
  • hair design
  • chemical processes
  • skin care
  • nail care
  • multi-cultural practices
  • business/computer principles
  • product knowledge
  • and selected topics
Graduates are qualified to sit for the State Board of Cosmetic Arts examination. Upon successfully passing the State Board exam, graduates will be issued a license

CCC&TI offers several different educational programs in this area:

Program Information

Emphasis is placed on:
  • Instruction in all phases of professional imaging
  • Hair design
  • Chemical processing
  • Skin Care
  • nail Care
  • Multicultural practices
  • business/computer principles
  • product knowledge
For more information about course descriptions or required courses, refer to the current CCC&TI Course Catalog. Courses in the Cosmetology program are taught during the day and evening.

Career Information

According to the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Outlook Handbook, "Employment of barbers, hairdressers, and cosmetologists is projected to grow 10 percent from 2014 to 2024, faster than the average for all occupations. Most job openings will result from the need to replace workers who leave the occupation." (Visited 2016).

To learn more about employment outlook and work environment in the Cosmetology field, go to: To learn more about careers in the Cosmetology field, visit CCC&TI's Career Coach site for the following programs:

Career Coach logo Diploma: Cosmetology
Career Coach logo Certificate: Cosmetology
Career Coach logo Certificate: Cosmetology Instructor
Career Coach logo Certificate: Manicuring/Nail Technology

Gainful Employment Program Information

There are no additional costs for this program outside of tuition, fees, books, and supplies.


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