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Are you looking for a fun career that allows you to utilize your creative and artistic skills? CVTC’s Cosmetology program allows you to learn all aspects of skin, hair, and nail care.
In our state-of-the-art cosmetology salon, you’ll gain hands-on experience in a setting that mirrors the work environment. Your training will prepare you for an easy transition into a professional salon career as a hair stylist, barber, or owner.
You will gain a complete understanding of salon operations, from marketing and retail, to hygiene and communication skills. The cosmetology classes will cover:
44 Credit Technical Diploma
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August, October, and January
Financial Aid Eligible
Estimated Program Cost
Estimated Total: $9,650*
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These are a few of the courses you will take in the Cosmetology program.
Topics of this course include: basic techniques and principles used in male and female haircutting techniques, client consultation procedures, safety and sanitation procedures, and professionalism.
Fundamentals include basic nail terminology, basic acrylics, basic nail design, product knowledge, and safety and sanitation practices.
Salon Business Operations
Learn an overview of salon management/ownership responsibilities, decision making in business, business planning, and financial management.
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Are you looking to advance your career, learn a new skill, or try something new? CVTC offers a wide variety of courses from beekeeping to leadership training and everything in between. Courses provided include for-credit and non-credit courses.
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89% of our recent Cosmetology graduates get a job in the industry.
Our recent Cosmetology graduates reported an average starting salary of $25,424.
There are 157 job openings in the CVTC district for the Cosmetology industry.
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I like the program because it's hands-on, working directly with clients at the salon. We do hair color and facials and perms. Doing nails for the girls is the most fun. We see a lot of different people and have a big variety of ages.
–Bryar, Cosmetology Student
Whether you're looking to continue your learning to another program or to gain continuing education credit, CVTC offers a variety of learning opportunities for students.
Nail Technician, Technical Diploma
CVTC can help you achieve your learning goals whether you are looking to advance your career or enrich your personal life.
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