Program Description:

The Hair Stylist program provides theory and skills-training in basic haircutting, hairstyling, and hair coloring with an emphasis on hygiene, sanitation, customer relations. 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 in August
Courses: Required Courses:
  • Cosmetology Chemical I
  • Cosmetology Professional I
  • Cosmetology Professional II
  • Cosmetology Professional Advanced
  • Barbers and Cosmetology Foundations
  • Cosmetology Science I
  • Cosmetology Science II
  • Cosmetology Chemicals II
Certifications: WV Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists license
Sample Job Titles:

Barber, Cosmetologist, Hair Stylist


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