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.
The cosmetology program is designed to prepare students through classroom and practical instruction to master concepts 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.
Upon graduation students should qualify to take the North Carolina State Board Examination required for licensure as a Cosmetologist. Upon successfully passing the State Board exam, graduates will be issued a license. Employment is available in beauty salons as skin care specialist, nail technicians, platform artist, and other related areas.