Students prepare for a career as a licensed cosmetologist, manicurist, or esthetician through a variety of hands-on training opportunities in a salon environment. The Cosmetology program prepares students to take the Oklahoma State Board of Cosmetology exam.

Students will train in the classroom before graduating to the floor where they will have the opportunity to work on live clients. Upon successful completion of this course the student should be able to complete the Oklahoma State Board of Cosmetology Exam at a minimum of 75% on both written and practical exams.

The Cosmetology program is a two-year, part-time program open only to high school juniors age 16 and older. The Practicing Master Instructor offering is open only to licensed cosmetologists practicing two or more years.

The Cosmetology program is part of the Human Services Career Cluster.

Program Costs-Cosmetology 2023-24

Program Costs-Cosmetology Master Instructor 2023-24

Local Program Offerings:
Cosmetologist – Public
Practicing Master Instructor
Master Instructor

Students Learn:
Hair- Hairstyling; Hair Coloring and Bleaching; Haircutting; Permanent Waving; Hair Straightening; Shampooing and Scalp Treatments; and Hair Extensions
Nails- Manicuring; Pedicures; and Artificial Nails
Skin Care- Make-up; Facials; and Hair Removal
Tool, Equipment & Product Safety
Employment Skills

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Additional fees may apply to this program. Red River Technology Center has determined that the disclosure of information regarding textbook and supplemental material fees is not practicable: this information is “To be determined.” Please see the Red River Technology Center Counselor for more information.