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Cosmetology Program

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: Cosmetology Office - Phone: (205) 682-6583

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

NOTE: Cost: 1st year-$255.00;  2nd & 3rd year-$130.00;  SkillsUSA Fee-$15.00

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