Program Description

The curriculum will prepare licensed cosmetologists who want to become cosmetology instructors. Upon successful completion of this program, COSM 150 and COSM 151 (600 hours), a student will be eligible to take the California State Board Instructors Examination for licensure as an instructor.

Students must hold a valid State of California Cosmetology license to enroll in this program. Continuous enrollment until completion of the program is required.

Students will be responsible, during the first week of school, to pay for their tuition, books, CD-ROM, cosmetology supplies and a black lab coat.

A Certificate of Achievement is awarded upon completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.

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Requirements for the Certificate of Achievement

Required units: 20 units/600 hours

Recommended sequence:

Semester I

  • COSM 150 - Instructional Techniques in Cosmetology (10)

Semester II

  • COSM 151 - Instructional Techniques in Cosmetology (10)

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Earn an Associate of Science Degree With Your Certificate of Achievement

An AS Degree prepares you with the unique skills needed to enter a specialized career field. Earned in conjunction with a Certificate of Achievement, it will open up further opportunities for career advancement.

To earn your AS degree, you will need to complete the general education requirements for an AS degree in addition to the above listed Certificate of Achievement Requirements.

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