This Technical Certificate program is designed for students with a creative talent for hair design and enjoy helping people look their best. Located on the Helena campus, students learn all phases of professional imaging such as hair style/design, chemical processes for hair coloring, skin care, nail care, and other business principles related to salon operations. This program includes a competency-based curriculum of theory and hands-on clinical applications associated with the cosmetology industry. A Certificate of Proficiency in Cosmetology Manicuring is also available.
Students enrolled in the program complete 45 credit hours, which is equivalent to 1500 hours, according to the Arkansas Department of Health Cosmetology Section guidelines and are prepared to successfully pass the Arkansas State Licensing Exam in Cosmetology.