Cosmetology

Cosmetology emphasizes instruction in the theory and practical skills needed to prepare students to take the basic or instructional licensing examination given by the Oklahoma State Board of Cosmetology. Students study the latest industry techniques in the on-campus salon. Instructional skill areas include: hair shaping, hair styling, hair coloring, chemical hair texturing, artificial nail services, manicuring, pedicuring, facial services such as massage, make-up application, hair removal, eyebrow tinting, scalp treatments, and scalp massage. Additionally, students will receive instruction in developing employability skills and entrepreneurship in order to stay competitive in the beauty industry.

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Employment Opportunities

  • Salon Owner
  • Salon Trainer
  • Facial/Makeup Studios
  • Hair Color Technician
  • Haircutting Technician
  • Platform Artist
  • Industry Educator
  • Educational Facilities
  • Assisted Living Centers
  • Television, Theatre, and Movie Industries

Certifications Available

  • Opportunity to sit for the Oklahoma State Board of Cosmetology Basic Cosmetology and/or Master Instructor Exam
  • Career Readiness Certificate

Salary Range

Up to $50,000/year depending on location

Degree Requirements

Career Major

Major Requirements

Cosmetologist-Public
Required Courses Hours
Total Hours 1000
Introduction to Cosmetology 150
Customer Service/Shop Management 100
Basic Manicure/Pedicure 60
Scalp Treatments 30
Shampoo/Conditioning/Rinses 30
Hairstyling 180
Haircutting 120
Hair Texture Chemical Restructuring 180
Hair Coloring 90
Basic Facials 30
Lash and Brow Tinting and Arching 30

Course is available for High School Juniors, Seniors, and Adults

Cosmetologist
Total Hours 1500
Required Courses Hours
Introduction to Cosmetology 150
Customer Service/Shop Management 180
Basic Manicure/Pedicure 90
Scalp Treatments 30
Shampoo/Conditioning/Rinses 60
Hairstyling 390
Haircutting 180
Hair Texture Chemical Restructuring 240
Hair Coloring 120
Basic Facials 30
Lash and Brow Tinting and Arching 30

Course is available for High School Juniors, Seniors, and Adults

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For more information, call Kathy Whitson at 580-562-3181, ext. 254, or email [email protected].