Degree Potential
Graduates are employed as cosmetologists, skin care specialists, stylists, salon managers/owners, nail technicians, education specialists, manufacturer's representatives, makeup artists, and retail specialists.  While many graduates accept positions in barber shops and beauty salons, others work in department stores, drug and cosmetic stores, and educational facilities. 

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Additional program costs:

First Semester (One time cost)-  Student will purchase books, and a cosmetology kit consisting of items such as a smock, manikins, shears, clippers, combs, rollers, etc… Approximate cost: $900

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