Sunday – November 19, 2017

Cosmetology (2017-2018)

Technical Diploma
School of Business / Human Services Career Cluster

Downtown Milwaukee Campus
Program Code: 31-502-1

 

For Information: 414-297-6395
Downtown Milwaukee Campus, 414-297-MATC
 

Overview — Develop the skills, including a wide range of hair services, nail services and customer service abilities, needed to enter the Cosmetology profession.

When you complete this program, which is in compliance with the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services, you become eligible to take the state board licensing examination for Cosmetology. The program can be completed in one year to 18 months, including attendance throughout the summer months. 

Keys to your success are effective speaking and listening skills, the ability to work well with others, strong customer service focus, organization and time management skills, and good manual dexterity. An artistic sense and the ability to visualize hairstyles 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. For information about the Cosmetologist apprenticeship program, call 414-297-8054.

 

Career Pathway — New programs are under development; contact an MATC advisor for information.

 

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.

View gainful employment data about this program

 

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
Cosmetologist Apprenticeship
Bilingual Barber/Cosmetologist Apprenticeship
Aesthetician

 

Start Dates: August/January

Curriculum effective 2017-18. 

Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements.
( ) = Semester Order for Full-Time Students

EIGHT-WEEK TERMS

Credits

   

(1)  BARCOS-300

Shampoo and Scalp Treatments ‡

2

   

(1) BARCOS-302

Women's Haircut 1 ‡

2

   

(1)  BARCOS-304

Permanent Wave ‡

2

   

(1)  BARCOS-306

Esthetics 1 ‡

2

   

(1)  BARCOS-314

Hairstyle 1 ‡

2

   

(1)  BARCOS-301

Men's Haircut 1 ‡

 

2

   

(1)  BARCOS-309

Chemical Relaxing ‡

 

2

   

(1)  BARCOS-310

Hair Tinting ‡

 

2

   

(1)  BARCOS-315

Hairstyle 2 ‡

 

2

   

(1)  BARCOS-307

Esthetics 2 ‡

 

1

   

(2)  BARCOS-324

Business Skills for Barber/Cosmetologists

 

1

   

(2)  BARCOS-305

Women's Haircut 2 ‡ 

 

2

   

(2)  BARCOS-312

Advanced Color ‡  

1

   

(2)  BARCOS-320

Client Services 1 ‡

 

1

   

(2)  BARCOS-329

Basic Artificial Nail Concepts ‡

 

1

   

(2)  BARCOS-319

Natural Haircare and Braiding ‡

 

1

   

(2)  BARCOS-321

Hair Extensions ‡

 

1

   

(2)  BARCOS-303

Men's Haircut 2 ‡

 

2

   

(2)  BARCOS-313

Hair Color Correction ‡

 

1

   

(2)  BARCOS-317

Barber/Cosmetology Theory

 

1

   

(2)  BARCOS-323

Client Services 2 ‡

 

1

   

(2)  BARCOS-326

Client Services 3 ‡

 

1

   

(2)  BARCOS-330

Business Management Skills for Barber/Cosmetologists

 

2

   

(3) BARCOS-308

Nail Services ‡

 

2

   

(3)  BARCOS-316

Advanced Style ‡

 

1

   

(3)  BARCOS-327

Client Services 4 ‡

 

1

   

(3)  BARCOS-328

Client Services 5 ‡

 

1

   

(3)  BARCOS-335

State Board Review ‡

 

3

   

(3)  MATH-304

Math Principles 1 ‡

 

1

   


TOTAL CREDITS: 44

     

‡ Prerequisite required.  

Program curriculum requirements are subject to change.


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

Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements.

 

Page updated August 2017.