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Cosmetology

Cosmetology Brochure | Approximate Cost | Course Information | Class Schedule

Welcome to Cosmetology Section!

LICENSED COSMETOLOGISTS ARE ABLE TO PERFORM HAIR CARE, SKIN CARE AND NAIL CARE SERVICES, including:

Cosmetology student looking to his rightHairstyling
Haircutting
Hair Coloring and Bleaching
Permanent Waving
Chemical Straightening
Scalp and Hair Treatments
Facials
Tweezing
Waxing
Make-up
Manicures
Acrylics, Nail Tips and Nail Wraps
Pedicures

To qualify to take the California State Cosmetology License Examination, applicants must complete a minimum of 1600 hours of training. By enrolling full-time and attending year-round, students in SMC’s Cosmetology Program can complete the State requirements in a little over a year.

Full-time students attend classes Monday through Friday from 8:00am-4:30pm. In addition to school holidays, breaks include two weeks between Fall and Winter sessions, one week in Spring and one week between Summer and Fall session. We do not offer evening or weekend classes.

Hours from other cosmetology schools are transferable with a Proof of Training Document from the school. The State Board of Cosmetology may grant students with international or out-of-state licenses credit towards the 1600-hour requirement.