May 20, 2024  
Course/Program Inventory 
Course/Program Inventory


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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.

Program Outcomes: 

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:

Cosmetology Licensure

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