Cosmetology

 

Style your way to success. Break into the beauty business or take your salon skills to the next level with a comprehensive education in hair, skin and nail care.

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What is Cosmetology?

Knowledge of the theories of hair, skin, and nail care is coupled with practice of the various techniques used in salons. Any person enrolling in a cosmetology program shall meet KCTCS admission requirements and complete an application for enrollment provided by the Board of Hairdressers and Cosmetologists. As required by the Board of Hairdressers and Cosmetologists, the applicant will furnish proof that he or she has completed two (2) years of high school or its equivalent.

Progression in the Cosmetology program is contingent upon achievement of a grade of C or better in each technical course and maintenance of a 2.0 cumulative grade point average or better (on a 4.0 scale).

  • After successful completion of the prescribed 1800 hours of instruction and the six-month apprenticeship, program graduates are eligible to take the examination administered by the Kentucky Board of Hairdressers and Cosmetology to become licensed cosmetologists.
  • After successful completion of the prescribed 1000 hours of instruction, program graduates are eligible to take the examination administered by the Kentucky Board of Hairdressers and Cosmetology to become licensed cosmetology instructors or licensed estheticians.
  • After successful completion of the prescribed 600 hours of instruction, program graduates are eligible to take the examination administered by the Kentucky Board of Hairdressers and Cosmetology to become licensed nail technicians.

What are my career options?

What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?

Jefferson offers Diploma and Certificate options in Cosmetology. Cosmetology students may earn an associate degree by pursuing the General Occupational and Technical Degree.

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Gainful Employment Disclosure Information

This information is provided in compliance with the Federal Gainful Employment regulations. As a public non-profit education institution, we are required to report the following information for certificate and diploma programs that meet gainful employment definitions (beginning July 1, 2011).

Program Contact

Laurie Eiden
Cosmetology
Program Coordinator
502.213.4172
laurie.eiden@kctcs.edu

Tony Leslie
Cosmetology
Advisor
502.213.4272
tony.leslie@kctcs.edu