This area is designed to prepare students for employment as cosmetologists. Emphasis is placed on theory and practice involving hair styling, tinting, bleaching, anatomy, physiology, hygiene, bacteriology, sterilization, sanitation, shampooing, permanents, personality, haircutting, scalp treatments, beauty salon management and wigology.

Upon completion of this course, a student is given a certificate which entitles him/her to take the State Cosmetology Examination for a license to become a licensed operator to operate his/her own shop or work with others. This program offers two options: a Technical Certificate and an Associate of Applied Science Degree.

Courses Are Offered At These Locations


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

Admission Requirements

To be admitted to this program a person must have a high school diploma or GED equivalent and have the following minimum scores on the ACCUPLACER test:

Reading: 14
Math: 6 
English: 10 

Reading: 55
Math: 34
English: 60

OR Next-Generation ACCUPLACER
Reading: 233
Math: 210
English: 224

Gainful Employment


Lychanda Coleman-Brown
Cosmetology Instructor
H.H. Davis Hall
P: 601-885-7072

Regina Adams
Cosmetology Instructor
H.H. Davis Hall
P: 601-885-7113

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