BANNER cosmetology

LOGO cosmetology

Course Overview

Students will learn technical and communication skills required to be successful in a professional salon work environment.  Topics of study include: hair coloring, styling, conditioning and shaping, esthetics, nail care, and massage.  Product knowledge, proper application and technical procedures are taught to enhance the personal care of hair, nails, and skin.  Students develop and practice their skills during clinic events.  Students must accumulate 1,000 hours of instruction in order to be eligible to take the NYS certification exam.

Course Content

  • Hairstyling, braiding and updos

  • Hair cutting

  • Salon management

  • Anatomy and physiology

  • Customer relations

  • Manicures, pedicures and artificial nail services

  • Skin structure, facials and make-up

  • Chemical hair straightening

  • Hand massage

  • Facials

  • Personal hygiene

  • Permanent waving

  • Hair coloring

Cosmetology STUDENTS

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Career Opportunities

  • Licensed Hair Stylist

  • Color and Nail Technician

  • Makeup Artist

  • Hair Designer​

  • Salon Owner or Manager

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College Agreements

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