You're creative. You like people. Being on the cutting edge is your idea of fun. And, you think you might like to be your own boss someday. Welcome to the beauty and fashion industry.
The Cosmetology program will prepare you to work as a cosmetologist, hairstylists, and manicurist. You'll gain the skills to provide beauty services such as shampooing, cutting, coloring, styling, manicures, and pedicures. This program will also prepare you to pass the state-licensing exam given by the Colorado Barber/Cosmetology Board.
This program fills quickly. Please check with the Welcome Desk at 720-423-4702 for current availability.
You might also be interested in our Barbering Program.
2016-2017 Program Dates
Full-Time (M-Th, 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
- 8/22/2016 – 7/20/2017
- 11/7/2016 – Fall 2017
- 2/13/17 – Spring 2018
- 5/8/2017 – Spring 2018
Part-Time (M-Th, 5-9 p.m.)
- 8/22/2016 – Spring 2018
- 2/13/2017 – Fall 2018
- Qualified Federal Financial Aid Program
- Total Credit Hours: 64.00
- Cost per Credit: $100 / $106
- Additional Fees: $2,106
- Estimated Program Cost: $8,752 (books may add to your final cost)
|COS 160||Introduction to Disinfection, Sanitation & Safety||2.00|
|COS 120||Introduction to Hair Cutting||2.00|
|COS 103||Shampoo/Rinses/Conditioners I||1.00|
|COS 110||Introduction to Hair Coloring||2.00|
|COS 130||Introduction to Hair Styling||2.00|
|COS 140||Introduction to Chemical Texture||1.00|
|NAT 110||Introduction to Manicures & Pedicures||3.00|
|EST 110||Introduction to Facials and Skin Care||3.00|
|COS 161||Intermediate I: Disinfection, Sanitation & Safety||1.00|
|COS 121||Intermediate I: Haircutting||2.00|
|COS 203||Shampoos/Rinses/Condition II||1.00|
|COS 220||Intermediate II: Haircutting||2.00|
|COS 111||Intermediate: Hair Coloring||2.00|
|COS 131||Intermediate I: Hair Styling||2.00|
|COS 141||Intermediate I: Chemical Texture||1.00|
|COS 150||Laws, Rules and Regulations||1.00|
|NAT 111||Intermediate Manicures & Pedicures||2.00|
|EST 111||Intermediate Facials-Skin Care||2.00|
|COS 260||Intermediate II: Disinfection, Sanitation & Safety||2.00|
|COS 210||Intermediate II: Hair Coloring||2.00|
|COS 230||Intermediate II: Hair Styling||2.00|
|COS 240||Intermediate II: Chem Texture||1.00|
|NAT 211||Application of Artificial Nails||5.00|
|EST 211||Facial Make-up||1.00|
|EST 212||Hair Removal||3.00|
|COS 221||Advanced Hair Cutting||2.00|
|COS 250||Management, Ethics, Interpersonal Skills & Salesmanship||1.00|
|COS 261||Advanced Disinfection, Sanitation & Safety||1.00|
|COS 211||Advanced Hair Coloring||2.00|
|COS 231||Advanced Hair Styling||1.00|
|COS 241||Advanced Chemical Texture||1.00|
|NAT 210||Advanced Manicures & Pedicures||2.00|
|EST 210||Advanced Massage & Skin Care||2.00|
It's free to apply to Emily Griffith Technical College. You're under no obligation once you apply. Filling out an application allows us to connect you with people who can provide more information about your preferred studies and career goals.
- Hourly Pay = $9.17
- Annual Salary = $19,070
- Hourly Pay = $16.35
- Annual Salary = $34,018
To what types of jobs do these skills apply?
- Color consultant
- Nail tech
- Receptionist at salon
- Retail beauty product sales
- Salon manager or owner
What types of companies might hire me?
- Beauty schools
- Beauty supply companies
- Chain hair salons (Cost Cutters, Fantastic Sam's, Great Clips, etc.)
- Fashion industry: makeup artist or stylist
- Hair salons and barbershops
- Manicure shops
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Emily's Barber Shop is open for business at 1860 Lincoln Street on the Salon/Mezzanine level. Barbering students give cuts, shaves, facials, dyes and styles at low cost while they master their trade. Emily Griffith... more »
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