This twenty-month program combines the General Cosmetology Program and the Teacher Program. Students who graduate from this program will be prepared to sit for their State Board of Cosmetology Examination as well as their Cosmetology Teaching Examination. Successful examinees will have earned both their Cosmetology and Teaching Licenses. Teachers will prepare the students for a career in cosmetology using both lecture and lab components. Students are given hands-on experience as well as the practical theory in areas such as shampooing, hair shaping, hair styling, permanent waving, hair color, hair straightening, skin care, manicuring, scalp treatment and overall care of hair types and textures. This program prepares the student to comprehend and understand the practices of cosmetology including areas of professional attitude, salon management, bacteriology, sterilization and sanitation. Students will study the sciences of cosmetology including such topics as histology, trichology, chemistry, physiology, cosmetic dermatology, and electricity. The student will be taught teaching techniques for subject matter related to cosmetology curricula. Professional Practices and Salon Management will give the student a well-rounded view of the field of cosmetology instruction. Students will be exposed to teaching methods and techniques and will learn how to prepare lesson plans, course outlines, make classroom presentations and demonstrations, and understand the various student evaluation methods. There will be practical experience in clinical management under direct supervision of the instructor.
||General Cosmetology / Teacher Program|
||Trades & Careers/Cosmetology & Hair|
||Douglas Education Center|