Pathway Title Cosmetology
High School Courses Cosmetology I, II
Industry Certifications State Board of Cosmetology License (1,500 hours required in order to take State Boards)
Internships and Work Experiences

Students can work in the Amber's Salon, working on actual customers.

Second-semester seniors who have earned over 1,500 hours may be placed in limited internships.

 What will I be learning in this college/career pathway?

  • You will learn and practice all the cosmetology State Standards through theory lessons and working on actual customers in the Amber's salon.
  • You will receive training in giving shampoos, rinses, scalp treatments, hair styling, straightening, perming, coloring, tinting, bleaching, facials, and manicures.
  • Because you need to know the scientific knowledge behind the practices in the Cosmetology field, you will learn about bacteriology, anatomy, hygiene and sanitation.
  • You will also gain experience with setting up your own business (salon) management, record keeping, and customer relationship skills.
  • When you finish this two-year program, you will be ready to pass your State cosmetology examination and obtain your Cosmetology License.

What career options will this program prepare me to pursue?
Hair Stylist (Beginner) MACC Graduate $25,060 avg.
Hair Stylist (Experienced) MACC Graduate $52,000 avg.
Cosmetology Instructor Post secondary Technical Training $55,000 avg.
Salon Owner 4-year College $70,070 avg.