Cosmetology

Cosmetology StudentThe 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.

Learn more about our Barbering program.

Why consider becoming a cosmetologist?

yellow check mark

Work in a creative industry with fun people

yellow check mark

Be on the cutting edge of the beauty and fashion industry

yellow check mark

Interact with clients everyday and meet new people

yellow check mark

Work towards managing or owning your own salon

yellow check mark

Complete classes and start earning in less than one year

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

What types of jobs can I choose to learn?

  • Color consultant 
  • Cosmetologist 
  • Esthetician 
  • Hairstylist
  • Nail tech 
  • Receptionist at salon 
  • Retail beauty product sales 
  • Salon manager or owner

What types of companies can I work for?

  • 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

 

 

Program Details

2014 - 2015 Program Dates:

  • Full-Time (a.m. and p.m.):
    • 8/25/2014 – 7/16/2015
    • 11/10/2014 – Approximately November 2015
    • 2/11/2015 – Approximately February 2016
    • 5/6/2015 – Approximately May 2016
  • Part-Time (Evening)
    • 8/25/2014 – Approximately July 2016
    • 2/11/2015 – Approximately February 2017

Class Hours:

  • Full-Time: M-Th, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Evening: M-Th, 5:00 - 9:00 p.m.

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.

Need more information?

Related Literature

Events

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 to Sunday, November 30, 2014
Thanksgiving Break (thru Nov. 30)
Time: 6:00am to 11:00pm
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Graduation Celebration
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.  ... 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...

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