Cosmetologists are in high demand in the following areas of specialization: Hair Stylists, Haircut Specialists, Color Technicians, Nail Technicians, Skin Care Specialists, Salon Managers, Platform Artists, Manufacturer Representatives, and with an Instructors license, Educators, Inspectors or Examiner positions with the state of Texas.
The program offers hands-on instruction with today's latest salon products and equipment. Students are taught how to provide special services such as hair coloring, foiling, texture services, braiding and hair extensions. Advanced training with scissors, clippers and razors is included. Students receive a wide variety of training including classes given by guest artists for leading manufacturers and salons. Training in areas such as manicures, pedicures, facials and acrylic nails are all part of this exciting program.
Classes are held Monday through Thursday from 8am to 4:30pm and Fridays from 8am to 3pm. Various field trips are offered throughout the semesters to select salons, hair and salon shows and many other educational events.
Students in their last semester may attend classes with the Aesthetic students at the International Dermal Institute in Addison.
Instructors are established in their careers with advanced training in cutting, styling, chemical texturing, hair coloring, procedures and concepts for teaching classroom theory and demonstrating procedures for successful student learning outcomes.
We gladly accept Dual Credit students. They attend 1pm-4:30pm Monday-Thursday and 1pm-3pm Fridays. Dual Credit students must complete 11 courses to graduate. They enroll in two courses per semester except they may attend full time in summer courses.
The Cosmetology course covers information on:
- • Haircutting
- • Hairstyling
- • Hair extensions
- • Color procedures
- • Perming and straightening hair
- • Skin care
- • Nail care and enhancements
- • Chemistry and anatomy
- • On the job and salon development
- • Preparation for state licensing
- • Gainful Employment Documentation