• Program Description

    Do you have a creative eye for helping people look their best? Bristol-Plymouth’s Cosmetology Program can turn your talent into a rewarding career. This program is designed to effectively integrate realistic work situations with the theory aspect of this field. The learning process focuses on enhancing your creativity while helping you develop the critical thinking and problem-solving skills needed to resolve demanding situations typically encountered in this field. The student- teacher ratio allows for close personal instruction, ensuring that you receive the finest individualized attention throughout the duration of the program. A wide variety of opportunities exist for students who qualify for a state license in the field of Cosmetology. The Cosmetology Program strives for a smooth transition between school experience and a satisfying career in this exciting industry.


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  • Instructed Areas

    • Hair Styling/Design
    • Coloring/Perming Techniques
    • Cyber Imaging
    • Anatomy and Chemistry
    • Skin and Nail Care
    • Salon Management
    • Licensing/Certification Opportunities
    • Applied Cosmetology
    • OSHA Safety Credential

    Program of Study

    Freshman Year: Awareness of the inner workings of the trade, demonstrate the ability to communicate successfully, meet workplace standards and ethics, understand the industry from the role of health and safety issues to the role of business, project a professional image while mastering skills in shampoo, styling, and treatments.

    Sophomore Year: Design Principles Course emphasizing the fundamentals of hair design, Salon Ecology Coursework that covers sanitation and hygiene.

    Junior Year: Chemical Services I Course, anatomy

    Senior Year: Chemical Services II Course, salon marketing

    Career Opportunities

    Upon completing 1,000 hours of instruction in the Cosmetology Clinic, students are prepared to take the state licensing examination in Cosmetology. Post-secondary degree programs are available in Cosmetology Management and Teacher Training.

    • Hairstylist
      Hair Color Specialist
      Make-up Artist
      Product Representative

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