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 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. 

Gainful Employment Disclosure

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
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 and Seniors

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 Adults

Practicing Master Instructor
Total Hours 500
Required Courses Hours
Orientation and Review of Cosmetology Curriculum 30
Law, Beauty School Management and Record Keeping 45
Introduction to Teaching 60
Course Outline and Development 165
Teaching and Assisting in the Classroom and Clinic 75
Practice Teaching in the Classroom and Clinic 125

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

Master Instructor
Total Hours 1000
Required Courses Hours
Orientation and Review of Cosmetology Curriculum 60
Law, Beauty School Management and Record Keeping 90
Introduction to Teaching 120
Course Outline and Development 330
Teaching and Assisting in the Classroom and Clinic 150
Practice Teaching in the Classroom and Clinic 250

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

Sayre

For more information, call Linda Johnson at 580-928-2097, Ext. 309, or Email:[email protected]