Cosmetology Program

Contact Information

Principal - Zachary McWhorter

Career Technical Supervisor - Julie Godfrey

Phone: 205 682-6650

Fax: 205 682-6655




P. Cofer

Pamela H. Cofer

  • State Board of Cosmetology
  • Master State Board License
  • Managing Cosmetology License
  • Barbering License
  • Certificate for Advanced Versa Cut Razor Training
  • Instructor's State Board License
  • Advanced Helix Shear Designer

Work Experience

  • Fantastic Sam's Family Hair Care Salons
  • Opened Winning Trend Hair Care Salon – Alabaster, Pelham, Cahaba Heights, and Bluff Park
  • Opened Cutting Loose Design Team
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Adjunct Instructor: Stacy Garrett

  • State Board of Cosmetology & Barbering

Work Experience

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Summary of Program

A: The aim of this course is to provide students with introductory knowledge of Cosmetology & to develop skills in Sanitation & Sterilization, Shampooing, Hairstyling, Manicuring, Permanent waving, Hair coloring, Braiding, Wig & Hair Enhancements, Waxing, Makeup Application, Haircutting, and Salon Management. The curriculum is designed to comply with the standards of the Alabama State Board of Cosmetology & Barbering.

Q: What are the prerequisite skills needed to begin in the program, if any:

A: Excellent people skills and customer service

Q: What credentials or certificates can be obtained in a 1, 2, and 3 year period in the program:

  • A: Alabama State Board of Cosmetology & Barbering;
    • Shampoo Assistant Application
    • Cosmetology
    • Barber License
    • Manicurist
    • Natural Hairstylist
    • Esthetician

Q: What post-secondary options are available:

  • A:
    • Aveda Institute Birmingham
    •  Wallace State Community College
    • Mitchell Cosmetology College
    • Southeastern School of Cosmetology
    • Central Alabama Community College
    • Virginia College
    • Bevill State Community College
    • University Academy of Hair Design
    • Gadsden State Community College
    • Southern Union State Community College

Q: Where to go find more information:

A:  Cofer - Phone: (205) 682-6583;  Email: 

A:  Garrett - Phone: (205) 682-6578;  Email: 

NOTE: Cost: 1st year-$255.00;  2nd & 3rd year-$65.00;  SkillsUSA Fee-$15.00