Cosmetology

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 in our on-site salon. This program will also prepare you to pass the state-licensing exam given by the Colorado Barber/Cosmetology Board.

                    

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Gainful Employment Information

2017–2018 Program Dates

Please note that end dates are approximate.

Full-Time (daytime)

Start Date End Date Days Time
8/21/2017 7/19/2018 M–Th 7:30am–4:00pm
11/6/2017 11/8/2018 M–Th 7:30am–4:00pm
2/12/2018 2/1/2019 M–Th 7:30am–4:00pm
5/7/2018 5/1/2019 M–Th 7:30am–4:00pm

Part-Time (evenings)

Start Date End Date Days Time
11/17/2017 10/1/2019 M–F 5:00pm–9:00pm
4/18/2018 3/1/2020 M–F 5:00pm–9:00pm


2018–2019  Program Dates

Please note that end dates are approximate.

Full-Time (daytime)

Start Date End Date Days Time
8/20/2018 7/17/2019 M–Th 7:30am–4:00pm
11/5/2018 10/1/2019 M–Th 7:30am–4:00pm
2/7/2019 1/1/2020 M–Th 7:30am–4:00pm
5/2/2019 4/1/2020 M–Th 7:30am–4:00pm

Part-Time (evenings)

Start Date End Date Days Time
9/18/2018 5/1/2020 M–F 5:00pm–9:00pm
2/6/2019 10/1/2020 M–F 5:00pm–9:00pm

 

2017–2018 Program Cost

2018–2019 Program Cost

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.

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Earning Potential

Entry-level

  • Hourly Pay = $9.17
  • Annual Salary = $19,070

Experienced

  • Hourly Pay = $16.35
  • Annual Salary = $34,018

 

To what types of jobs do these skills apply?

  • Color consultant 
  • Cosmetologist 
  • Esthetician 
  • Hairstylist
  • 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
  • Spas

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Upcoming Related Events

Monday, August 20, 2018
Hospitality Management Program Starts
Time: 7:30am
Monday, August 20, 2018
GED High School Equivalency Classes
Time: 9:00am

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Emily's Barber Shop is located at 1860 Lincoln Street on the Mezzanine level. Barbering students give cuts, shaves, facials, dyes and styles at low cost while they master their trade. Emily Griffith Technical... more »

Emily Griffith Technical College has been training Colorado's best cosmetologists for over 75 years. Emily's Salon offers a full selection of services, from haircuts, waves and coloring to facials and waxing services. All... more »

From our students...

Emily Griffith has helped me to apply for grants and with financial assistance, they have helped me enroll for all the classes needed to obtain the certificates needed for the field.

Thomas Schimmer
HVAC Student

From our teachers...

Esthetician is an industry that has lots of variety. You can work at a spa, you can be a sales rep, or work at a waxing company; there is a lot that you can do with this career.

 

Linda Troute
Esthetician Instructor