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Hair dresser and client photoThe objective of this program is to prepare students to pass the Oklahoma State Board of Cosmetology License Examination.  Students must complete 1,000 hours of training during their junior and senior years and receive a high school diploma to be eligible to take the state board exam.  Good attendance and grades are a must!

Morning session - 8:10 - 11:10 a.m.
Afternoon session - 12:45 - 3:45 p.m.

Career Major Name:  Cosmetologist Public
Clock Hours/Weeks of Instruction:  1000/38
Normal Completion Time:  2 years for half-time status

Required Courses:

  • Introduction to Cosmetology - Public
  • Scalp Treatment and Shampoo/Conditioning - Public
  • Hairstyling - Public
  • Haircutting - Public
  • Basic Manicure/Pedicure - Public
  • Hair Texture Chemical Restructuring - Public
  • Hair Coloring - Public
  • Basic Facials - Public
  • Customer Service/Shop Management - Public

Career Opportunities:

  • Hair Stylist
  • Manicurist/Artificial Nail Technician
  • Beauty Supply Salesperson
  • Hair Colorist
  • Product Demonstrator

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Application Process:
High school students see home school counselor
(Note:  This career major is for high school students only)

Average Salary:

OSBCTE (Oklahoma State Board of Career & Technology Education)

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**Career Technical Student Organization (CTSO)