Barber, Stylist


This program 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.

Courses Are Offered At These Locations


For a complete list of courses, please see our college catalog.

Admission Requirements

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.

To be admitted to this program, a person must have a high school diploma or high school equivalency (GED®, HiSET®, TASC™) and must have the following minimum assessment scores:

Reading Comprehension: 70
Arithmetic: 40
Sentence Structure: 75

OR Next-Generation ACCUPLACER
Reading: 242
Math: 214
English: 235

Appointment for Interview

Students interested in enrolling in this program at the Raymond Campus must contact an instructor to arrange an appointment for an interview and begin the registration process.

P: 601-857-3500, or
P: 601-857-3308

Students interested in enrolling in this program at the Utica Campus may visit the Utica Counseling Office for program advisement and class registration.

Gainful Employment


Dana Bowles
P: 601-857-3500

Catherine Scott
P: 601-857-3308

Cynthia Cook
P: 601-885-7070

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