The curriculum for students enrolled in a cosmetology instructor course shall consist of six hundred (600) clock hours of technical instruction and practical operations in teaching the art of cosmetology, as defined in section 7316 of the Barbering and Cosmetology Act. Technical instruction shall mean instruction by demonstration, lecture, classroom participation, or examination; practical operations shall mean the actual performance by the instructor trainee of teaching techniques and principles.
Prerequisites: Cosmetology License, completed High School or its equivalent, and has reached their 18th birthday.
All tuition’s and fees are payable in advance. Payment may be made monthly. The schedule is determined by dividing the tuition by length of the course. Cosmetology is 40 weeks and payments are made in advance each month.
DESCRIPTION OF CHARGES AND EXPECTED PAYMENTS
(Cosmetology Instructor Course):
Tuition $3,000.00 | Refundable *Change of Status: $25.00
Supplies $400.00 | Not Refundable **Transfer Fee: $150.00
Registration Fee $150.00 | Not Refundable ***Smock: $27.00
Text Book $200.00 | Not Refundable *Applies if your contract must be redone
Total Contract Price: $3,675.00
(Total Charges For The Current Period of Instruction)
** Applies to transfer students. ***Applies if you buy a smock from the school. STRF Fee $2.50 Not Refundable
Job placement assistance is provided to students and graduates at no additional charge. Graduates are also entitled to continued advice, and assistance that is offered by the school staff as they enter the professional world of cosmetology. The students are advised that the law prohibits us from guaranteeing placement as an inducement to enter the college.
Once a student has successfully completed the course(s) and taken the exam given by the Board of Barbering Cosmetology there are other career opportunities. These may include working for product manufactures as educators, platform artists, make-up artists, and manicuring representatives. Additional information about these opportunities can be obtained by contacting the school.
What is the job outlook for beauty school teachers?
The Bureau of Labor Statistics lists employment data for “Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary,” but not specifically for the cosmetology trade. The BLS (2015) says that job demand for postsecondary vocational education instructors is expected to increase 12% between now and the year 2022, adding approximately 16,100 jobs during that time. Currently, there are approximately 121,200 vocational educators employed nationwide.
What are cosmetology teacher job opportunities?
Of course the main job opportunities for people who get the training and practice to get licensed as cosmetology instructors will be in beauty schools, esthetics schools, nail schools and other institutions. But as a licensed cosmetology teacher, you are not limited only to the classroom! Your cosmetology instruction training can give you freedom to not only teach new beauty school students, but to have more options in the beauty industry. Some of these options for you could include:
- Cosmetology School Instructor
- Esthetics, Nail, Barber or Makeup Instructor
- Advanced Beauty Course Instructor
- Beauty School Manager
- Beauty School Owner
- Salon or Spa Manager
- Platform Artist
- Independent Educational Consultant
- Public/Circuit/Conference/Guest Speaker
- Workshop Leader