The mission of the Cosmetology Program is to help the student master the skills for passing the state board examination, selecting a phase or specialization in the field and entering employment. Instruction and practical learning experiences are interwoven into a variety of beauty treatments, including care and beautification of the hair, complexion and hands. Training includes instruction in shampooing, rinsing, treatments, styling, setting, cutting, tinting, decolorizing, chemical texture services, facials, manicuring, massaging, bacteriology, anatomy, hygiene, sanitation and salon management. Completion qualifies the student to sit for the licensure exam.


Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 14 Months
Clock Hours 1,500
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $4,785.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $2,399.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Cosmetologist 1500Diploma

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

Campus Locations

TCAT Hohenwald 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: 10,750

Current job openings per year: 1,420

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