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Cosmetology (D500100)

This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Human Services career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Human Services career cluster. The Cosmetology program prepares students for employment as Licensed Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists. The Cosmetology program prepares students for employment as licensed Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists. 

The content includes, but is not limited to, communication, leadership, human relations and employability skills; safe and efficient work practices; Florida cosmetology law and rules; acquisition of knowledge of the cosmetology/nails specialist/facial specialist and the related chemistry; bacteriology, anatomy and physiology; art of make-up; and development of skill in performing the manipulative and electrical techniques required in the practice of cosmetology/nails specialist and facials specialist occupations.

Upon successfully completing the Cosmetology program, students are prepared to take the Florida Cosmetology State board examination. 

For the Cosmetology program, prospective students will need to complete the program, obtain a completion certificate in HIV/AIDS training, and self-report a background report in order to take the state licensure exam.

Note: Interview with the instructor is a prerequisite to enrollment.

Program content includes the following courses:

OCPs Title Course #  Hours





Grooming and Salon Services Core, Facial and Nails CSP0009 225
Cosmetologist and Hairdresser 1 COS0002 300
Cosmetologist and Hairdresser 2 COS0003 300
Cosmetologist and Hairdresser 3 COS0009 375
  Program Length: 1200 Hours


Program Times

Status Times Frequency
Full Time - Day  8:00AM - 1:30PM MTWRF

Program Costs

Estimated  for Florida Residents

Tuition: $3,600

Kit/Books: $1129.50

Uniforms: $75

Total: $4804.50



Industry Salaries

Salary Rate: $15,000 - $75,000

Pensacola Average: $28,808

State Average: $28,246.40

National Average: $23,100

Instructor Contact Information

Phone: 850-941-6200 Ext. 2148


Appointment Desk: 850-941-6212

Location: Building 3, Room 302

Office hours: Monday through Thursday 7:30AM - 3:15PM and Friday 7:30AM - 2:00PM

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