Cosmetology » Cosmetology


The Cosmetology curriculum is designed to provide competency-based knowledge, scientific/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. Course work 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 other selected topics. 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.
Career Information from the Occupational Outlook Handbook, published by the United States Department of Labor:
Degrees offered:
Cosmetology-Associate Degree A55140 12.0401
Cosmetology-Diploma D55140 12.0401
Cosmetology-Certificate/Pathway C55140P 12.0401
Cosmetology Instructor-Certificate C55160 12.0413
Typical Classes offered:
Cos 111 Cosmetology Concepts 1                        
Cos 112 Salon 1
Cos 113 Cosmetology Concepts 2
Cos 114 Salon 2
Cos 115 Cosmetology Concepts 3
Cos 116 Cosmetology Concepts 3
Cos 117 Cosmetology Concepts 4
Cos 118 Cosmetology Concepts 5
Cos 224 Trichology and Chemistry
Cos 240 Contemporary Design
Cos 271 Instructor Concepts 1
Cos 272 Instructor Practicum 1
Cos 273 Instructor Concepts 2
Cos 274 Instructor Practicum 2
and other courses
Related classes and additional information can be found in the MTCC Catalog.