The Cosmetology curriculum is designed to provide competency-based knowledge, scientific / artistic principles, and hands-on fundamentals associated with the cosmetology industry. Cosmetologists offer a wide range of beauty services, such as shampooing, cutting, coloring, and styling of hair.
The program is fully approved by the North Carolina State Board of Cosmetic Arts, and it provides a simulated salon environment that enables students to develop manipulative skills. Students may begin in fall or spring semesters.
Occupational Information for Cosmetology
SOC Code: 39-5012
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39-5012.00 – Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists
Provide beauty services, such as shampooing, cutting, coloring, and styling hair, and massaging and treating scalp. May also apply makeup, dress wigs, perform hair removal, and provide nail and skin care services.
Sample of reported job titles
Cosmetologist, Hairstylist, Hair Stylist, Hairdresser, Barber Stylist, Hair Dresser, Manager Stylist, and Nail Technician
Cost of Program
|Tuition & fees:||$2,865.50|
|Books & supplies:||$1,230.00|
Length of Program
|Intended time to complete:||16 Months|
|Percentage of graduates who completed on time:||80%|
|Median debt from federal loans:||Not available at this time|
|Median debt from private educational loans:||Not available at this time|
|Median debt from institution financing plan:||Not available at this time|