Details About Programs

Cosmetology

Our main objective is to train students in the challenging and fast-growing field of Cosmetology. Students will gain competence in all aspects of the field of Cosmetology to include: The study of skin care, nail care, hair care, hair shaping, chemical designing and relaxing, permanent waving and hair coloring, business theory and ethics.  

CoursesTheory 690 CL. Hrs.Practical 810 CL. Hrs.Total 1500 CL. Hrs.
Orientation603090
Manicuring & Pedicuring304575
Shampooing & Rinsing151530
Scalp Treatment153045
Hair Styling120120240
Hair Cutting135175310
Permanent Waving & Chemical Relaxing135190325
Hair Coloring & Bleaching120135255
Skin Care & Makeup304575
Wigs, Hairpieces & Related Theory151530
Salon Management151025
Total6908101500

Estimated completion for full-time students is as follows:
1500-hour programs should take approximately 43-weeks
Estimated completion for part-time students is as follows:
1500-hour programs should take approximately 71-weeks

Basic Esthetics

Students will learn how to become an esthetician through plenty of hands-on practice. They will begin their hands-on training almost immediately by providing clinical skincare services for each other in the classroom. The student clinic provides students with opportunities to practice their skills in a professional salon, giving them real-world experience before graduation.

CoursesTheory 355 CL. HrsPractical 245 CL. Hrs.Total 600 CL. Hrs.
Orientation & Business Topics25025
State Laws & Regulations10010
General Sciences80080
Applied Sciences95095
Skin Care100155255
Make-up105565
Body & Other Treatments101020
Hair Removal252550
Total355245600

Master Esthetics

This program will provide students the knowledge (theory) and skills (practical) to perform advanced esthetics in a professional setting. The courses are designed to teach the students how to form good work habits and business skills so they can obtain licensure and expertise to help them enter a career in advanced esthetics or a similar career field.
(CL Hrs. = clock hours)

CoursesTheory 355 CL. HrsPractical 245 CL. Hrs.Total 600 CL. Hrs.
Orientation & Business Topics25025
State Laws & Regulations10010
General Sciences80080
Applied Sciences95095
Skin Care100155255
Make-up105565
Body & Other Treatments101020
Hair Removal252550
Total355245600

Master Esthetics cont’d

Please note that when working towards a Master Esthetics License the Basic Esthetics Training Program (600 total clock hours) is done first and is considered part of the Master Esthetics Training Program (another 600 clock hours which total to 1200 total hours) 
(CL Hrs. = clock hours)

CoursesTheory 290 CL. HrsPractical 310 CL. Hrs.Total 600 CL. Hrs.
Orientation, Advanced subjects & infection control 45045
State Laws, rules & regulations10010
Advanced Anatomy/Physiology65065
Advanced skin care/modalities306090
Advanced procedures/chemical exfoliation100170270
Lymphatic drainage4080120
MASTER TOTAL290310600
MASTER GRAND TOTAL6455551200

Permanent Cosmetic Tattooing (permanent make-up)

Students will study the following: a good sense of skin and facial structure and how to design a look women want, all aspects of sterilization and pertinent health factors, a complete understanding of equipment, needles, autoclaves, etc., color and pigment issues, and general business and marketing needs. It is important to have hands-on experience in front of the teacher so they see how the machine/device is held and can offer advice on working factors. There is no substitute for working on real people.
The education is very hands-on in nature to develop dexterity, timing, and technical skills needed to excel as a Permanent Cosmetic Tattooing technician. This training takes place both in the classroom and the student clinic, which provides a professional salon atmosphere for students to practice and learn.
(CL Hrs. = clock hours)

CoursesTheory 40 CL Hrs.Practical 50 CL. Hrs.Total 90 CL Hrs.)
Virginia tattooing laws and regulations202
Machines and devices202
Needles202
Anatomy505
Color theory202
Transmission cycle of infectious diseases303
Immunization303
Sanitation and disinfection202
Safety & blood borne pathogen standards303
Anesthetics303
Equipment303
Professional standards202
Permanent cosmetic tattooing707
2 complete eyebrows constitute one performance0200
1 complete lip liner constitutes one performance0100
Total405090

Nail Technician

Our main objective is to provide comprehensive training in the field of Nail Technology and to assist students to successfully complete the state and school requirements to become eligible as a Nail Specialist.

Students will gain competence in all aspects in the field of Nail Technology which include but are not limited to manicuring and pedicuring, nail art, tip application, overlays, silk wraps, airbrushing, and aromatherapy.

The education is very hands-on in nature to develop dexterity, timing, and technical skills needed to excel as a nail technician. This training takes place both in the classroom and the student clinic, which provides a professional salon atmosphere for students to practice and learn.
(CL Hrs. = clock hours)

CoursesTheory 115 CL Hrs.Practical 35 CL Hrs.Total 150 CL Hrs.
Orientation/Intro2N/A2
Anatomy/Physiology5N/A5
State law, regulations, professional ethics3N/A3
Diseases and nail disorders40N/A40
Sterlization, sanitation, bacteriology & safety5510
Nail Procedure203050
Nail theory, structure, & composition40N/A40
TOTAL11535150

Eyelash Extensions curriculum

Our main objective is to train students to learn how to apply eyelash extensions using the safest hygiene and best products in the industry through real-life practice. After learning the fundamentals, the students will learn how to customize lash designs to various clients’ eyes.
(CL Hrs. = clock hours)

CoursesTheory 25 CL. HrsPractical 75 CL Hrs.Total 100 CL. Hrs.
Introduction1N/A1
Anatomy & Physiology2N/A2
Color Theory1N/A1
Consultations57580
Tools of the Trade5N/A5
Indications/contraindications3N/A3
Complications2N/A2
Business6N/A6
TOTAL2575100

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