Personal beauty service is recognized as a necessity by most people today, and performance of this service can be satisfactory rendered only by operators who possess the skills and knowledge of the trade and who are adept at social courtesies. A state license is required for the practice of beauty culture, and a formal examination must be passed before this license can be obtained. State registration is required for trainees who, by their registration, become apprentices for the required 1500 clock hours of study of physiology, chemistry, math, and other technical information pertaining to the trade. The laboratory and classroom work is supplemented by training and practical experience in accepted practices relative to the hair, scalp, skin, and nails.
Class Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 2:30 PM
|Time Commitment||Full Time|
|Typical Program Length||14 Months|
For entrance into the Cosmetology program, an applicant must have 10 High School credits or a GED score of 450 or a passing HiSet score. Provide official high school or GED or HiSet transcript prior to enrollment. The Cosmetology program has an articulation agreement with the Tennessee Prison system. Details of the articulation is located here,
. For more information contact the Student Services Office.
135 International Blvd
Clarksville, TN 37040
740 Highway 46 South
Dickson, TN 37055
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