The Cosmetology program is designed to train students in the basic skills required to obtain licensure through the State of Delaware, and for competency in entry-level positions in cosmetology and related career fields. The program includes instruction in hair cutting and styling, shampooing and rinses, chemical application, hair coloring, scalp and hair treatment, wigs, manicuring, pedicuring, nail enhancement, facial treatment, hair removal, makeup, shop management, sanitation and safety, customer service, professionalism, and applicable professional labor laws and regulations.
1,500 clock hours
PROGRAM SCHEDULE OPTIONS
Full Time: 32.5 hours/week, Monday through Friday 9 AM to 4 PM
Part Time: 19 hours/week, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 5 PM to 9 PM & Saturday 8 AM to 3:30 PM
NORMAL COMPLETION TIME SCHEDULE
Full Time: 49 Weeks
Part Time: 19 Months
PROGRAM PAYMENT OPTION
- Financial Aid is Available for Those Who Qualify
- Monthly payment plans
See FINANCING PAGE for additional information on Financial Aid and payment options.
PROGRAM ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Minimum requirements: 16 years of age, High School Diploma, GED or Recognized Equivalent. (Additional admissions requirements may apply. Please contact the admissions office for more information)
DELAWARE LICENSING INFORMATION
License Title: Cosmetologist
Required School hours: 1,500
General: All Applicants must be 16 years of age or older and completed at least 10th grade. A criminal history may be a bar to licensure. Please review Section 18 to see if this applies.
Delaware License law: https://dpr.delaware.gov/boards/cosmetology/
Licensing Examination Information: Theory and Practical examination required. The Delaware Licensing Examination is conducted through Prometric. For additional information on the Delaware examination visit https://www.prometric.com/test-takers/search/nicde
The DE exam and temporary permit applications are available online through Prometric at:
Prometric/SMT Candidate Management System
Licensing Testing Fees: Visit the Prometric site for a listing of current fees.
OCCUPATIONAL INFORMATION REGARDING THIS CAREER
Occupational information about this career is available online at O*net online
Cosmetologist: SOC Code: 39-5012
Disclosure: Actual graduate salaries may be lower than those shown by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.