The goal of the Cosmetology program is to provide training and prepare high school seniors with the basic knowledge necessary to pass the State Board of Cosmetology examination and licensing process. Students will attend this 1,500 hour, state of Michigan regulated occupational program. This course requires students to attend class full time during the summer between their junior and senior year. Training will be provided in a clinical salon lab environment.

Special Class Features

  • Hands-on Full Service Training in Salon
  • Opportunity to Build Clientèle
  • Interactive Classroom
  • Theory
  • Hands-on Demonstrations: Permanent Wave, Hair Styling, Coloring, Artistic Styling
  • Opportunity to Earn College Credit
  • Participate in SkillsUSA - a National Student Organization

Course Content

  • Foundational Skills
  • Practical Applications
  • Scalp and hair Treatments
  • Permanent Waving
  • Hair Coloring and Cutting
  • Chemical Hair Restructuring
  • OSHA Regulations
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Salon Management/Laws and Regulations
  • Bacteriology
  • Sanitation
  • Hairdressing


Certified Cosmetologist

Articulation and/or Credentials

Students can sit for the State Board of Cosmetology examination upon successful completion.