Information about this exciting field:
Cosmetology is the art and science of beautifying hair, skin, and nails. Successful Cosmetologists perform magic every day! They remain on the cutting edge of trends and hairstyles and beauty techniques, transforming their clients from average to spectacular…in one sitting. Cosmetologists are adept at maintaining a safe, clean, pleasant, and sanitary salon environment.
Is this program for me?
Our students learn how to cut, color, and style all types of hair. They are taught the fundamentals of chemical texture services, professional skin care, and advanced techniques of attractive and sanitary nail care. Chattahoochee Tech maintains two, open-to-the-public, Cosmetology salons at the Marietta and North Metro campuses. Marietta salon: 770-528-4548; North Metro salon: 770-529-2377; Appalachian salon: 706-253-4511
Here are some qualities and skills that are essential for the successful Cosmetology graduate:
- Excellent eye-hand coordination
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Creativity: think “outside the box”
- Astute business sense
- Introduction to Cosmetology Theory
- Hair Color
- Nail Care and Advanced Techniques
Where might I find a job?
The Cosmetology curriculum meets licensing requirements of the State of Georgia Board of Cosmetology. Program graduates receive a diploma. After examination and receipt of a Master Cosmetologist license, graduates are employable as cosmetologists, salon owners or managers, estheticians, nail technicians, platform artists or industry sales representatives. They may seek employment in unisex shops, barber shops, department stores, hospitals, spas, and hotels.
Gainful Employment Report
Cosmetology courses are offered at Appalachian, Marietta and North Metro Campuses.
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