Cosmetology

Is COSMETOLOGY for you?

Would you like to...

  • Experience a full-service interactive salon environment providing hair, nail, and skin care services
  • Explore the strategies necessary to manage or own a salon or sp
  • Earn Ohio State Board LicensureCosmetology Icon

In this lab you need to be/have:

  • Willing to work flexible hours
  • Good communication skills
  • Willing to serve others
  • Good work ethic
  • Good attendance

IN COSMETOLOGY YOU WILL EARN CERTIFICATION IN:

  • Tanning Certification
  • State Cosmetology License * Given that you pass the state exam administered in the spring of your senior year.

SKILLS TAUGHT IN COSMETOLOGY:

  • Styling Techniques
  • Hair Cutting/Coloring
  • Chemical Textures
  • Chemical Relaxing
  • Facial Massage
  • Waxing
  • Wig Care
  • Scalp Treatment
  • Manicure/Pedicure/Artificial Nails
  • Retail Sales/Salon Management
  • Reception/Dispensing/Consultation
  • State Cosmetology License

TYPICAL WAGES FOR JOBS IN THIS FIELD:

Manicurist — $19,440
Cosmetologist — $22,570
Skin Care Specialists — $29,190

Salon Owner — Self-determined
* National Median Salaries
* Ohio Career Information System, 2010
* May require post-high school degrees

CAREER OPTIONS OPEN WITH THIS CERTIFICATION:

  • Licensed Cosmetologist
  • Color Specialist
  • Cosmetics Sales
  • Product Sales
  • ManicuristCosmetology Picture
  • Skin Care Technician
  • Permanent Wave Specialist
  • National Educator

CAREER OPTIONS WITH ADDITIONAL TRAINING / EDUCATION:

  • Salon Owner
  • Salon Manager
  • * In order to qualify for the Manager’s test an additional 300 hours is required

ARTICULATED AGREEMENTS

  • North Central State College
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