This program on the Raymond Campus prepares individuals to cut hair using shears and clippers, perm, color, relax and style hair. Students will also receive training in facials and straight-razor shaving. Special attention is given to hygiene, safety, skin, scalp, and disease and equipment sterilization.
Included in the program is the study of sales, business management, state law and customer relationships. Upon completion of course work, students will graduate from Hinds Community College with a Career Certificate and will be qualified to take the State Barber Board certification examination.
Students should submit an Application for Admission to the Hinds Community College Office of Admissions and Records.
Students interested in enrolling in this program must be at least 17 years of age, is a high school graduate and must request that official transcripts or GED scores be sent to the Office of Admissions and Records and Hinds Community College.
Students must take the ACCUPLACER placement test and have the following minimum scores: Reading, 70; Pre-Algebra, 36; and Writing/Language, 43.
Students interested in enrolling in this program must contact an instructor at 601.857.3500 or 601.857.3308 to arrange an appointment for an interview and begin the registration process.