Learn to express your creativity and let your passion be your paycheck with Cisco College’s Cosmetology program! Through comprehensive instruction, you will master: 

  • The latest skills and trends for hair cutting, hair styling, hair coloring, manicures, pedicures, and skin care
  • Proper safety and sanitation procedures for hair, skin, and nail treatments and implements
  • Hands on training in every aspect of Cosmetology, from guest services to marketing

This knowledge prepares you for employment in diverse environments, including independent salons, spa salons, national franchises, and independent chains.

Cisco College offers admission to the cosmetology program three times each year: fall, spring or summer. Courses meet Monday through Thursday, 8am to 5pm. Students are required to take 1,500 hours of course work (equivalent to three semesters) prior to testing.  Licenses will be issued upon satisfactory completion of state examinations. Cisco College program graduates have an excellent reputation for finding employment and being successful in their chosen careers.

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The Cisco College cosmetology program is pleased to offer hair, nail and waxing services to the public. Click the button below for a current price list. 

2018 Price List


Prerequisites

There is no special selection criteria for this program

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About this Program

Degrees & Certifications Program Length
Associate of Applied Science Degree Four semesters
Operator Level I Certificate Three semesters
Instructor Level I Certificate Two semesters

What Can This Program Do For You

  • Cosmetology Associate of Applied Science Degree Plan
    First SemesterSecond Semester
    CSME 1401 Orientation to Cosmetology4CSME 1354 Artistry of Hair Design I3
    CSME 1405 Fundamentals of Cosmetology4CSME 1453 Chemical Reformation/ Theory4
    CSME 1310 Intro to Haircutting/Theory3CSME 1443 Manicuring/ Theory4
    CSME 2401 Principles of Hair Color/ Theory4CSME 1447 Principles of Skin Care/ Facials4
    TOTAL15TOTAL15
    Third SemesterFourth Semester
    CSME 2337 Advanced Techniques3ENGL 1301 Composition I3
    CSME 2541 Prep for P.S.I. State Exam5ARTS 1311 Design I3
    CSME 2443 Salon Development4BCIS 1305 Business Computer Applications3
    BUSG 2309 Small Business Management3GOVT 2306 or ECON 13013
    MATH 1314 or CHEM 1405 or BIOL 14113
    TOTAL15TOTAL15
    TOTAL DEGREE HOURS60

    Some students may need preparatory courses in English, Reading, or Math. Courses numbered below 1000 will not apply toward a certificate or degree.

  • Cosmetology Operator Level I Certificate Plan
    First SemesterSecond Semester
    CSME 1401 Orientation to Cosmetology4CSME 1354 Artistry of Hair Design I3
    CSME 1405 Fundamentals of Cosmetology4CSME 1453 Chemical Reformation/ Theory4
    CSME 1310 Intro to Haircutting/ Theory3CSME 1443 Manicuring/ Theory4
    CSME 2401 Principles of Hair Color/ Theory4CSME 1447 Principles of Skin Care/ Facials4
    TOTAL15TOTAL15
    Third Semester
    CSME 2537 Advanced Techniques3
    CSME 2541 Prep for P.S.I. State Exam5
    CSME 2443 Salon Development4
    TOTAL
    12


    TOTAL CERTIFICATE HOURS42
  • Cosmetology Instructor Level I Certificate Plan
    First SemesterSecond Semester
    CSME 1435 Orientation to Instr. of Cosm.4CSME 2415 Cosmetology Instructor III4
    CSME 1434 Cosmetology Instructor I4CSME 2444 Cosmetology Instructor IV4
    CSME 2414 Cosmetology Instructor II4CSME 2445 Instruction Theory & Operation4
    TOTAL12TOTAL12
    TOTAL CERTIFICATE HOURS24
  • Potential Career Paths

    Hairstylists

    Salon Manager

    Esthetician

    Cosmetologist

    Beauty Consultant

    Makeup Artist

  • Salary Information

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Meet the Faculty

Jennifer Herndon

Professor of Cosmetology
Cisco Campus
(254) 442-5190
jennifer.herndon@cisco.edu

Curriculum Vitae