Cosmetology is a three year program designed to prepare students to qualify for the state board cosmetology licensing examination.
Students receive training in the art and science of the care and beautification of hair, skin, and nails. The course of study includes scalp treatment, hair shaping, hair styling, setting, waving, hair coloring, and shampoos and rinses. Care of skin and nails includes manicuring and pedicuring, massage, facials, makeup application, and hair removal.
Instruction in chemistry, bacteriology, and anatomy and physiology of the face, head, arms, and hands is incorporated by means of theory and of practical application on both mannequins and live models. Also included in the course of study is salon planning and management.