Our programs prepare you for jobs that employers are trying to fill — both locally and nationally. While many young people are finding it difficult to move forward with their careers, CTE graduates find themselves in demand.

Cosmetology

CTE Cosmetology Hairdressing classA two-year, 1000 hour program dedicated to preparing students for current and emerging careers in the professions of natural hair styling, esthetics, nail specialty, cosmetology

  • Combines crucial elements of art, science, technical skills, interpersonal skills, and entrepreneurship.
  • Adheres to all ethical and professional standards of the cosmetology industry.
  • Students are expected to participate, under supervision, in the actual operation of a full service salon on each campus, catering to real customers, in order to gain management skills and customer service experience.
  • Curriculum includes commencement level math and English language arts.

Certifications & Endorsements

Upon successful completion of the 1,000 hour program, students are eligible to sit for the New York State Licensing exam to obtain a cosmetology license

Future Possibilities

Students completing the program successfully qualify to work as:

  • Cosmetologist/Stylist
  • Product Representative
  • Business Owner
  • Nail 

Technician

Employment opportunities requiring further education:

  • Cosmetology Instructor
  • Shop Manager

For more information related to Career Opportunities, please visit: CareerZone and the US Bureau of Labor Statistics


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