1500 Clock Hours Required/45Weeks

Students studying and practicing techniques in Cosmetology will include, haircutting, creative hair styling, coloring, modern nail technology, skin care, chemistry, facials, and salon management. The course content exceeds the standards set forth by the Alabama Board of Cosmetology and Barbering and prepares the student to sit for the Alabama State Board Licensure test. Students acquire and in-depth development of professional cosmetology service relationships. A comprehensive presentation of the science and art of cosmetology provides students with the background necessary for enhancing communications with clients and supporting confident interaction while offering a wide variety of services, including styling, coloring, nail technology and facials. Opportunities for learning through practical skill exercises, group processes, lectures, and discussions, and hands-on techniques practice form the core of this unique program.


  •                                                                                       Clock Hours

Shampooing                                                                                   57.5

Scalp, Conditioners & Hair Treatments                                       22.5

Manicure                                                                                         26.5

Hair Shaping                                                                                   75

Hair Styling                                                                                     415

Permanent Waving                                                                        140

Chemical Relaxing                                                                          22.5

Hair Coloring                                                                                  182.5

Skin Care                                                                                         87.5

Brow and Lash Care                                                                       16

Science & Related Services                                                           107.5

1500 Clock Hours


Tuition $15,000.00

Books $535

Kit $1648

Fees $417

AL sales tax $196.47

$17,796.47 Cost for Cosmetology Student

Other Possible Cost: Transfer or Reentry Fees: $175.00








Cosmetology Course Outline

Description: The primary purpose of this cosmetology course is to train the student in the basic manipulative skills, safety judgments, proper work habits, and desirable attitudes necessary to obtain licensure and for competency in entry –level positions in cosmetology or a related career field.

Objectives: Upon Completion of the course requirements, the determined graduate will be able to:

1.Project a positive attitude and a sense of personal integrity and self-confidence

2.Practice effective communication skills, visual pose, and proper grooming

3.Respect the need to deliver worthy service for value received in an employer-employee relationship

4.Perform basic manipulative skills in the areas shampooing, hair treatments, shaping, styling, permanent waving, and relaxing, coloring, skin care.

5.Perform the basic analytical skills to determine proper hair services and scalp and skin services for the client’s overall image and needs.

6.Apply learned theory, technical information, and related matter to ensure sound judgments, decisions and procedures to ensure continued career success, the graduate will continue to learn new and current information related to skills, trends, and methods for career development in Cosmetology and related fields.

Format: The Clock Hour education is provided through sequential learning steps that address specific task necessary for state board preparation, graduation and entry-level job skills. Clinic equipment, implements, and products are comparable to those used in the industry. Each student will receive instruction that relates to the performance of useful, creative, and productive career-oriented activities. The course is presented through comprehensive lesson plans that reflect effective educational methods. Subjects are presented by means of lecture, demonstration, and student participation. Audiovisual aids, guest speakers, field trips, projects, activities, and other related learning methods are used in the course



Unit Contents and Hours Required by the State of Alabama

  •                                                                   Clock Hours

Shampooing                                                              57.5

Scalp, Conditioners & Hair Treatments                22.5

Manicure                                                                   26.5

Hair Shaping                                                             75

Hair Styling                                                               415

Permanent Waving                                                 140

Chemical Relaxing                                                  22.5

Hair Coloring                                                           182.5

Skin Care                                                                  87.5

Brow and Lash Care                                               16

Science & Related Services                                   107.5



Total Hours Received:                                                                  1500



Instructional Methods Used:

The school has developed comprehensive curriculum for this course of study which includes requirement for study, weekly class schedules, detailed lesson plans, handouts, and project sheets, visual aids and support materials. Each course of study meets the standards established by the Alabama Board of Cosmetology and Barbering, as applicable.  Educators are trained in a variety of teaching methods which are incorporated into the instruction of this course. These methods include:

Milady Text, Interactive lecture, demonstration, practical application, question and answer, projects, testing and evaluation, audiovisual aids, assignments, field trips, guest speakers.