Program Description:

The Cosmetology program prepares students to become the creative, well-trained professionals demanded by today's beauty industry. The Professional Cosmetologist will be trained with entry-level skills relating to hair, nails and skin with an emphasis on hygiene, sanitation, customer relations and salon management. The program provides the Cosmetologist with theory and skills-training in basic haircutting, hairstyling, and hair coloring. In addition to training on related hair services, nail and skin care will be introduced and implemented. Graduates are eligible to take the licensing examination from the West Virginia Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists.
Prerequisites: Adult students only. Pre-admission exam (TABE) and interview required; student may enroll without a high school diploma or high school equivalency assessment but will not be awarded a Certificate of Applied Studies without a high school diploma or high school equivalency assessment.

Two years (1800 clock hours)
Students are accepted yearly in August, January
Courses: Required Courses:
  • Orientation to Cosmetology
  • Cosmetology Science I
  • Professional Practices, Skin & Nails I
  • Cosmetology -- Fundamentals of Hair Styling I
Certifications: WV Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists license
Sample Job Titles:

Barber, Cosmetologist, Manicurist, Salon Owner/Manager
Salon Information:

Hours: Tuesday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Call for an appointment: 304-256-4669

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