The mission of Cosmetology is to provide the necessary training in theory and clinical knowledge for the student to be successful within the cosmetology industry. Instruction is designed to qualify students for employment upon graduation and to aid in the passing of the State Board of Cosmetology Licensing Exam, which consists of a written test and practical test. Licensing is required for individuals to be employed as cosmetologist or nail technicians in the State of Tennessee. The program also provides for the upgrading and updating of employed workers.

Classroom instruction and practical learning experiences are interwoven into a variety of beauty treatments, including the care and beautification of hair, complexion, and hands. The course of study includes hands-on and classroom instruction. Safety and customer relations are also emphasized throughout the program.


Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 14 Months
Clock Hours 1,500
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $4,699.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,960.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Cosmetologist 1500Diploma

Prerequisites for the instructor trainee certificate include a high school diploma and a current Cosmetology license.

Campus Locations

Main Campus
813 West Main St.
Hohenwald, TN 38462

Job Duties

Provide beauty services, such as cutting, coloring, and styling hair, and massaging and treating scalp. May shampoo hair, apply makeup, dress wigs, remove hair, and provide nail and skincare services.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 12,660

Current job openings per year: 1,720


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Brittany Staggs

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