Study Hours: 34 Credit / 1184 Seat Hours
The Cosmetology curriculum is designed to provide competency-based knowledge, scientific/artistic principles, and hands-on fundamentals associated with the cosmetology industry. The curriculum provides a simulated salon environment which enables students to develop manipulative skills.
Course work includes instruction in all phases of professional imaging, hair
design, chemical processes, skin care, nail care, multi-cultural practices,
business/computer principles, product knowledge, and other selected topics.
Graduates should qualify to sit for the State Board of Cosmetic Arts examination. Upon successfully passing the State Board exam, graduates will be
issued a license. Employment is available in beauty salons and related businesses.
Through a cooperative program agreement between Carteret Community College and the Carteret County School System, high school students may enroll in the
Cosmetology program and receive both College credits and Carnegie units. Contact your high school or Carteret Community College Counselor for specific details.
Cosmetology Certificate (C55140)
For more information on jobs related to this program, visit:
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists
Cosmetology Certificate Gainful Employment .PDF
Q: How much will this program cost me?
- A: Tuition and Fees:
- In-State $ 2,429.75
- Out-of-State $ 7,037.75
- Books and Supplies $ 1,154.19
- Course Fees $ 0.00
Q: What are my financing options to pay for the program?
A: In addition to any grant and scholarship aid for which they are eligible, graduates may have used loans to finance their education.
- Federal loans *
- Private educational loans $0
*The median loan debt is not reported due to fewer than ten graduates.
Q: How long will it take me to complete this program?
A: The program was designed to take 12 months to complete.
The percentage of graduates from this program who finished in this time is 100%.
Q: What are the chances of getting a job when I graduate?
A: The program is not required to report job placement rates for students who complete the program.
Q: Will I be able to pay back my student loans?
A: The percentage of students in this institution who took out federal student loans and are successfully repaying them is 89.3%.