Program Description: Cosmetology
The Cosmetology program is designed to help the student master all the skills necessary for passing the State Board Examination, selecting the phase or phases of Cosmetology in which to specialize, and entering employment. The program also provides for the upgrading and updating of employed workers. Classroom instruction and practical learning experiences are interwoven into a variety of beauty treatments, including the care and beautification of the hair, complexion, and hands. The course of study includes hands-on and classroom instruction in giving shampoos, rinses, scalp treatments, hair styling, setting, cutting, tinting, decolorizing, chemical texturing services, special effects haircoloring, facials, manicures, hand and arm massages, bacteriology, anatomy, hygiene, sanitation, and salon management. Safety and customer relations are also emphasized throughout the program.
Completion of the Cosmetology Diploma with 1500 hours will qualify the successful student to sit for Tennessee State Board of Cosmetology Licensure Exam.
Professional Accrediting Body:
Council on Occupational Education
State Agency/Entity Oversight:
Tennessee State Board of Cosmetology and Barbering
Applicable Certification/License or Industry-recognized Certificates to Be Awarded: