The mission of the Cosmetology Program is to provide students with the knowledge and training to enable them to become successful members of today's workforce. Students will be prepared for lifelong learning in order to meet the ever-changing challenges of the community and state.
The Cosmetology Program provides classroom and practical learning experiences that are concerned with care and beautification of hair, complexion, and hands. This program prepares its graduates for the state licensing examination. For an additional 300 hours, you can obtain your Instructor Training License. (The Tennessee Board of Cosmetology and Barber Examiners requires that one must have been licensed for three continuous years prior to applying for an instructor’s license.)
|Time Commitment||Full Time|
|Typical Program Length||14 Months|
Admission into the Cosmetology program requires each applicant to have completed and passed the 10th grade or scored at least 450 on the GED. Applicants must provide a transcript.
Prerequisites for the instructor trainee supplemental certificate include a high school diploma and a current Cosmetology license.
312 South Wilson Street
Paris, TN 38242
Provide beauty services, such as shampooing, cutting, coloring, and styling hair, and massaging and treating scalp. May apply makeup, dress wigs, perform hair removal, and provide nail and skin care services.
Bright Outlook: Yes
Currently employed in the area: 10,800
Current job openings per year: 1,690