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Cosmetology Operator

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The Cosmetology program prepares students in all phases of Cosmetology. The program consists of 1600 hours training in theoretical foundations, manipulative skills, business knowledge, professional and ethical practices and prepares students to take the Texas State Board of Cosmetology examination for licensure.

To earn the AAS Cosmetology Instructor degree, students must have a GED or high school diploma and a valid TDLR Cosmetology Operator License.

Several Certificates of Completion are offered, as well. Click the red Explore Catalog button to learn more.

What will I learn?

Upon successful completion of the Cosmetology program, students will be able to:

  • Conduct services in a safe environment and take measures to prevent the spread of contagious diseases.
  • Define and exhibit the basic art principles and elements related to cosmetology.
  • Describe and demonstrate the practical skills required to provide appropriate services to meet the needs for a variety of clients and/or students.
  • Explain the State of Texas laws and rules which govern the cosmetology industry.
  • Achieve the preliminary qualifications and requisites to apply for the licensing examination.
  • Model professional life skills and express business principles associated with a professional salon environment.
What can I do with this course of study?
AAS: Cosmetology Operator
CO1: Certificate of Completion — Cosmetology