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Program Contact: Shirley Johnson

Phone: 251-578-1313 Ext. 139


Type: Certificate 

Length of Program: 3 semesters of Full-time attendance 

The Cosmetology program provides the skills and knowledge to provide you entry into a career in hair and beauty. The faculty is committed to providing Cosmetology education and training to students from diverse backgrounds and abilities on a non-discriminatory basis. The Cosmetology facility seeks an improved quality of life for all students by providing flexible learning opportunities, personal development, and technological specialization. 

The certificate program is designed to produce graduates who, when licensed, are prepared for an entry-level career as a natural hair stylist, esthetician, makeup technician, hair color technician, chemical technician, nail specialist, manicurist, retail sales representative, receptionist, or hairstylist. Other careers that may be obtained through further education in the cosmetology field are beauty consultant for publishing, salon owner, and educational specialist or platform artist.

This program is carefully constructed to provide you with skills and knowledge required for the Alabama Board of Cosmetology and Barbering licensure examination. The occupational skill preparation should meet the Alabama Board of Cosmetology and Barbering recognized skill standards.

It is the policy of Reid State Technical College not to discriminate against any person on the grounds of race, color, disability, gender, religion, creed, national origin, or age, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program, activity, or employment.

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