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Cosmetology - Certificate

Program Code - CIP Code: COSM.TCERTC/12.0401
Credits Required: 50
Academic Division: Career and Technical Education

This is a highly structured program which prepares students to take the Kansas Board of Cosmetology written and performance exam required before a graduate can become a licensed cosmetologist. Enrollees must have a government-issued photo identification card. Students must purchase uniforms, textbooks, and cosmetology kit. A Kansas Board of Cosmetology testing fee is also required. Students must be high school graduates or have a GED before they are eligible to take the Kansas Board of Cosmetology exam.

Requirements for admission to the program:                                    

  • Reading score of 60 or higher on the Accuplacer.
  • Contact program for program-specific advising.

Cosmetology Requirements*

Course Credit Hours
COSM 0101 Scientific Concepts 5
COSM 0105 Cosmetology Hair Care/Styling Services 6
COSM 0106 Cosmetology Hair Care/Skin Care Services 6
COSM 0107 Cosmetology Hair Skin and Nail Care 2
COSM 0110 Chemical Services I 4
COSM 0111 Chemical Services II 5
COSM 0112 Chemical Services III 5
COSM 0115 Hair Designing I 5
COSM 0116 Hair Designing II 5
COSM 0117 Hair Designing III 2
COSM 0120 Business Practices I 1
COSM 0121 Business Practices II 2
COSM 0125 Kansas State Law 2
*See course syllabi for Cosmetology course prerequisites.

Total Hours

Total Hours for a Cosmetology Certificate 50
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