Full time cosmetology classes are available starting in both Fall and Spring terms. 

The Cosmetology program is designed to train students in the following elements of the Cosmetology industry: planning, management, finance, technical and production skills, underlying technological principles, labor, community, health, safety,and environmental issues. 

Program Mission

Our mission is to introduce students to the objectives of the Cosmetology profession, including hair, skin, and nail care. The ability to identify concepts of medical terminology and body structures dealing with cosmetology. Defining terminologies and strategies of cosmetology, dealing with disease, disorders and wellness. To introduce infection control concepts, safety principles and standards. Defining and identifying structures and functions of the hair, skin, and nails. Safely performing hair related chemical procedures correctly to produce safe, correct and accurate results. State board testing requirements and sanitation. Defining the principles of salon management, professionalism and client interactions with ethical practices and behaviors.

Program Content

Cosmetology/hair styling & cutting
Shampooing, hair conditioning & scalp treatment
Manicures, pedicures & artificial nails/nail wraps 
Facials, related massage & makeup
Wigs, hair pieces & hair attachments
Permanent waving, reconstruction curls & chemical relaxing
Semi-permanent & permanent hair coloring & bleaching
Communication, leadership, human relations and employability skills
Healthy, safe, sanitary & efficient work practices

Industry Certifications and Licenses

State of Florida Cosmetology License

Central Florida Wage Statistics

Average Entry Wage: $9.14 | Average Wage: $14.95
Statistics are only a guide and should not be the sole factor in your career decision.**

**Source: Florida Department of Economic Opportunity

St. Cloud

Full Time:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Salon Hours
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm


Estimated program cost $5,273 in tuition, lab fees, certifications, and other fees.


Christine Strange

Danielle Westerlund

Sherrie Carter

Program Number


Program Requirements

Reading 9, Language 8, Math 8

Program Commitment

1200 Hours

Occupational Completion Points

Grooming & Salon Services Core, Facials & Nails - 225 Hours
Cosmetologist & Hairdresser 1 - 300 Hours
Cosmetologist & Hairdresser 2 - 300 Hours
Cosmetologist & Hairdresser 3 - 375 Hours
*Successful completion of an OCP may qualify a student for employment.

Program Textbooks


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