Gainful Employment Cosmetology Certificate

Gainful Employment – Cosmetology Certificate


Effective July 1, 2011, the Department of Education requires schools with Gainful Employment programs to disclose certain information about them.  Information reported below is for the period between July 1, 2012 and June 30, 2013


Program Name         Cosmetology Certificate


Classification of Industry Program (CIP)       12.0401

Prepares individuals to cut, trim, and style scalp, facial, and body hair; apply cosmetic preparations; perform manicures and pedicures; message the head and extremities; and prepare for practice as licensed cosmetologists in specialized or full-service salons. Includes instruction in hair cutting and styling, manicuring, pedicuring, facial treatments, shampooing, chemical applications, esthetics, shop management, sanitation and safety, customer service, and applicable professional and labor laws and regulations.



This program prepares students for the following occupations: Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists.  Details are available on the US Department of Labor’s website via the Standard Occupational classification (SOC) code links. 


Jobs related to this program:                                   SOC Code: 39-5012

Manicurists, Pedicurists, Hairdressers, Hairstylists, Skin Care Professionals.


Cost of Program

Costs are calculated for the entire program based on tuition and fees for the 2013-14 AY.    Students may have additional living, transportation, or personal expenses that are not included in the costs below.  For a breakdown of costs by semester, please see Estimated Costs prepared by the Department. 



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Program Completion

Normal time to Complete the Program: Forty Weeks

Percent of Students completing program in Normal Time:  Sixteen.


Debt at Program Completion

Median debt $0.00.


Job Placement

Job placement data is not required for this program.