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Program Description

The Cosmetology Program is designed to educate and train students in basic manipulative skills, safety skills, proper work habits, and desirable attitudes necessary to achieve competency in entry-level job skills, achieve licensure, and achieve employment in the field of Cosmetology or any additional related career fields.

Skills Learned in Cosmetology:

  • Scalp Care
  • Shampooing and Conditioning
  • Hair Styling
  • Hair Cutting
  • Hair Coloring/Lightning
  • Chemical Texture Services
  • Facials and Makeup
  • Manicuring
  • Pedicuring
  • Nail Extensions
  • Infection Prevention & Control
  • Salon Business
  • Retail Sales
Hands on Projects:
  • All aspects of hair styling, including but not limited to:
    • Hair Cutting
    • Hair Coloring
  • Facials
  • Facial Makeup
  • Manicures
  • Pedicures
  • Nail Extensions
  • Theory related projects in Anatomy and Physiology
    • Eye's on Cancer
    • Salon Business
Service Pathway
  • Shelby Whalen
  • Cynthia Rubin
  • Jodi Sierzego
  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts Board of Cosmetologist and Barbering Licensure
  • Keratin Straightening
  • OPI Nail Extensions
  • American board of certified hair colorist
  • OSHA 10 hour certification
  • Advanced skin care training
  • Eye's on cancer
Technical and Professional Careers
Direct Entry into Workforce
  • Cosmetologist
  • Nail Technician
  • Esthetician
  • Beauty Supplies Salesperson
Starting Salary $30,000
  • Barber
  • Medical Estheticia
  • Class I Stylist
  • Salon Manager
  • Cosmetology Instructor
Starting Salary $45,000
University Degree
  • Salon Owner
  • Platform Artist
  • DESE Certified Cosmetologist Instructor
Starting Salary $70,000