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Cosmetology Programs

Cosmetology (CER-COS) (Certificate)

Length: Four Semesters

Cosmetology is the scientific study and practice of beauty culture. A major part of cosmetology is devoted to learning and mastering essential knowledge and basic skills for treating the skin, scalp, hair, and nails. This program has been carefully constructed to give students knowledge and skills that are required to become a licensed cosmetologist. 

Cosmetology Instructor Training (STC-CIT) (Short-Term Certificate)

Length: Two Semesters

Students entering the program must have a current cosmetology license and at least one (1) year full-time work experience in the cosmetology field. At the end of two (2) semesters, upon the completion of the courses listed below, the student will qualify to take the Alabama State Board Examination. This certificate prepares individuals who already hold a cosmetology license to teach cosmetology.