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.

Cosmotology Program Flyer

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2015-2016 Program Dates

Full-Time (M-Th, 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

  • 8/24/2015 – 7/19/2016
  • 11/9/2015 – Approximately November 2016
  • 2/11/2016 – Approximately February 2017
  • 5/5/2016 – Approximately May 2017

Part-Time (M-Th, 5-9 p.m.)

  • 8/24/2015 – Approximately July 2017
  • 2/11/2016 – Approximately February 2018

 

Program Cost

  • Qualified Federal Financial Aid Program
  • Total Contact Hours: 1,367
  • Total Credit Hours: 64.00
  • Estimated Program Cost: $8,465.00 plus books and materials
  • The estimated costs are for reference only. Exact prices will be assigned during the registration process.

What's the pay range for cosmetology jobs?

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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Events

Friday, May 29, 2015
Graduation Celebration
Time: 10:00am
Saturday, June 27, 2015
Citizenship Workshop
Time: 10:00am
Taller Sobre la Ciudadanía
Time: 10:00am

Related Services

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 »

 

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 »

From our students...

I chose EGTC because I heard through my school it was the best, because it allowed me to get my certificate and still be on time with high school.

Tyler Snow
Cosmetology Student

From our teachers...

Those wanting to start their own business, this is the field to be in. Our program is very hands on and allows one to work on their craft

Cosmetology - Deborah Gonzales
Cosmetology Instructor