This program is open only to 11th and 12th grade students who have made a serious commitment to become a professional Cosmetologist. Limited space will be available for seniors who are willing to commit to a year beyond graduation to complete the program. The Cosmetology program offered through the South and West Washtenaw Consortium prepares a student for employment in one of our nation's largest personal service industries.
The Cosmetology program prepares a student with the entry level skills needed for employment in the beauty trades. Upon completion of the 1500 hours combined theory and clinical instruction, the student will be qualified to take the Michigan State Board of Cosmetology exam. Class work includes the following areas of study: sanitation, bacteriology, cosmetology laws and rules, personal hygiene, hair shaping, hair dressing, finger waving, hair coloring, chemical reconstruction, applied anatomy, physiology and histology of the human head, hands, nails and skin, applied chemistry as related to skin, hair and nails, manicuring, facials, salon management, and employability skills.
Students must purchase required uniforms and arrange their own transportation to the Michigan Avenue location (Saline). A counselor can provide further information and the required application forms.
Program Length: 2 years + 1 summer at Huron Valley Beauty Academy (HVBA)