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Cosmetology
Technical Diploma
School of Business
Downtown Milwaukee Campus
Program Code: 31-502-1

 

For Information: 414-297-MATC

Overview — The Cosmetology technical diploma program, in compliance with the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services, prepares you to work in the profession. Upon successful completion, you become eligible to take the state board licensing examination for Cosmetology. The Cosmetology technical diploma program can be completed in one year to 18 months, including attendance throughout the summer months. Students complete an externship course for skill development at a professional, licensed host salon. You may enter the program in August or January.

Keys to your success in the program are the ability to get along with people, effective speaking and listening skills, organization and time management skills, and good manual dexterity. An artistic sense and the ability to visualize styles are important. You must be able to work efficiently under pressure, and sell products and services.

Note: In addition to tuition and textbooks, students must purchase a tool/equipment kit, approximately $1,500.


Career Outlook — Employment prospects for cosmetologists are excellent. Typical job titles are cosmetologist, hair and scalp specialist, stylist, colorist, manicurist and makeup artist. With additional training, experience and/or licensing, you could become a manager, owner, instructor, manufacturer's representative or guest artist.


Program Learning Outcomes — Employers will expect you, as a new licensee, to be able to:

  • Perform hair/scalp cleansing and conditioning services
  • Perform haircutting and hair shaping services
  • Perform hairstyling services
  • Perform chemical hair texturizing services
  • Perform hair coloring and lightening services
  • Perform natural hair care services
  • Perform skin care services
  • Perform nail services
  • Adhere to professional attitudes and standards
  • Demonstrate time management and organizational skills


Preparation for Admission — The following are required for admission to the program:

  • A high school diploma or GED
  • Demonstration of proficiency in basic skills through a course placement assessment

 

Possible Careers:
Cosmetologist
Cosmetology Instructor/Educator
Cosmetology Manager
Cosmetology Product Representative
Salon Owner
Stylist


Related Programs:
Barber Apprenticeship
Barber/Cosmetologist Instructor Certificate
Barber/Cosmetologist Manager Certificate
Cosmetology Apprenticeship
Nail Technician Certificate


Start Dates: August/January


Curriculum effective 2014-15

EIGHT-WEEK TERMS

Credits


 

BARCOS-300

Shampoo and Scalp Treatments ‡

2


 

BARCOS-302

Women's Haircut 1 ‡

2


 

BARCOS-304

Permanent Wave ‡

      2


 

BARCOS-306

Facial Massage and Cosmetic Art ‡

      2


 

BARCOS-314

Hairstyle 1 ‡

      2


 

BARCOS-301

Men's Haircut 1 ‡


2


 

BARCOS-309

Chemical Relaxing ‡


2


 

BARCOS-310

Hair Tinting ‡


2


 

BARCOS-315

Hairstyle 2 ‡


2


 

BARCOS-324

Business Skills for Barber/Cosmetologists


1


 

BARCOS-305

Women's Haircut 2 ‡


2


 

BARCOS-312

Advanced Color ‡


1


 

BARCOS-318

Barber/Cosmetology Lightening/Wig Theory ‡


1


 

BARCOS-320

Client Services 1 ‡


1


 

BARCOS-329

Basic Artificial Nail Concepts ‡


1


 

BARCOS-319

Natural Haircare and Braiding ‡


1



BARCOS-321

Hair Extensions ‡


1



BARCOS-303

Men's Haircut 2 ‡


2


 

BARCOS-313

Hair Color Correction ‡


1

 

BARCOS-317

Barber/Cosmetology Theory


1


 

BARCOS-323

Client Services 2 ‡


1


 

BARCOS-326

Client Services 3 ‡


1


 

BARCOS-330

Business Management Skills for Barber/Cosmetologists


2


 

BARCOS-308

Nail Services ‡


2


 

BARCOS-316

Advanced Style ‡


1


 

BARCOS-327

Client Services 4 ‡


1


 

BARCOS-328

Client Services 5 ‡


1


 

BARCOS-335

State Board Review ‡


3


 

BARCOS-339

Client Services Externship ‡


2


 

(Any Quarter)




 

MATH-304

Math Principles 1


1


 

SOCSCI-330

Applied Economics and Human Relations


1


 

TOTAL CREDITS: 47



 

‡ Prerequisite required.  

Program curriculum requirements are subject to change.

For class times and locations or to register online, visit INFOnline.

 

Page updated April 2014.