A cosmetologist, commonly referred to as a hairdresser, provides a variety of beauty services, which are related to the care of hair, skin, and nail. The course includes all technical areas such as shampooing, haircutting, permanent waving, creative coloring, high styling, manicuring and many more beauty treatments including make-up application.
The program consists of three major elements of the learning process. The core, adaptive, and creative levels of curriculum and are the basis of the cosmetology program. The teachers hold the students to a high standard of learning expectations.
All cosmetology students receive 1,000 earned hours of instruction, which is required to qualify for the state of Massachusetts licensing examination and employment as a cosmetologist. A portion of the course includes theory and entrepreneurship skills. The students will work on clients and acquire interpersonal skills, communication and client consultations. Our students are also taught computerized salon software, which will assist them in becoming familiar with the responsibilities of salon receptionist duties.
Upon completion of the program and successfully passing the state board exam, students have many opportunities and career choices.