Cosmetology

Cosmetology Student 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.

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Gainful Employment Information

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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

 

Program Cost

 

Courses

Code Course Credit
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 288 Practicum 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
COS 289 Capstone 3.00

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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

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Vocational Transitions Orientation
Time: 9:30am
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Vocational Transitions (Español)
Time: 1:00pm

Related Services

 

Emily's Barber Shop is open for business at 1860 Lincoln Street on the Salon/Mezzanine level. We're open 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Monday - Thursday and closed for lunch between 12 noon - 1 p.m.  Barbering... 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...

Health and beauty have always been passions of mine. The ability to combine the two is exciting - helping people feel their best inside and out. The program is awesome and the price is right!

Laci Garst
Student

From our teachers...

Water Quality Management is a fast paced industry and you are able to earn a certificate in less then a year.

Jeffrey Barnier
Water Quality Managment Instructor