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STC Cosmetology Program


Program Content:

Cosmetology provides students with technical knowledge and skills necessary to qualify for the Florida Cosmetology State Licensure Examination. Instruction includes a combination of classroom theory and practical experiences on mannequins and clients.

Students are eligible to join SkillsUSA, the career and technical service organization for this program.

Program Length:

The program is approximately 11 months (1200 hours), taken full time days. Call for hours of operation.

Industry Certifications/State Credentials:

  • Licensed Cosmetologist

Obtainment Time Frame: Within 2 years of program completion

Entrance/Exit Requirements:

Reading, math, and language competencies are pre-assessed. The required basic skills grade levels are Reading-9, Math-8, and Language-8 and must be met prior to program completion.

Standard Occupations:

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Hair Dresser, Hair Stylists & Cosmetologists

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Course Campus Location(s):


Course Sequence:


Course #

Course Title


ACSP0009Grooming & Salon Services Core / Facials & Nails225 hrs
COS0002Cosmetology & Hairdresser 1300 hrs
COS0003Cosmetology & Hairdresser 2300 hrs
COS0009Cosmetology & Hairdresser 3375 hrs

*OCP-A is earned after completion of ALL Cosmetology courses.