Ever growing and evolving, the field of cosmetology is wide ranging, offering many different career paths to pursue once you’ve received your certification. From hair care to specialized skincare, nail techniques and much more, cosmetologists can enjoy an exciting and unique work environment where no two days are exactly the same. If you’re interested in this creative and rewarding field, Marion Technical College can help you launch your career as a cosmetologist.

A Proven Program for Successful Careers

For over 20 years, Marion Technical College has offered an exceptional cosmetology program that combines lectures and hands-on learning. Dedicated instructors and staff strive to provide students with the experience and knowledge necessary to not only pass your state licensure exam but to become a successful cosmetologist. With a proven track record of training talented professionals, the Marion Technical College cosmetology program is ideal for anyone looking to enter the workforce having mastered an in-demand skill.

On-Campus Salon Offers Hands-On Experience

To truly master a skill, first-hand experience is essential. Marion Technical College offers that hands-on experience to cosmetology students through our student-run salon. Open to the general public, the salon offers discounted services performed by cosmetology students, benefiting the community as well as those training to join the workforce. From applying theory and gaining practice to brushing up on customer service skills, the time our students are able to spend at the salon is the key to a successful cosmetology career.

Nails Specialty Program

Aspiring nails technicians train at MTC also and earn Nails Specialty certificate. For over ten years, we have refined this program to train some of the best nails specialists in as little as 14 weeks. The course includes instruction in safety and proper sanitation, manicuring, pedicuring, application of nail enhancements, art techniques, and more.

Do you think you have what it takes to become a certified cosmetologist? Contact Marion Technical College at (352) 671-7200 to find out about our program requirements. We’re also accepting applications for January 2017 classes, applications are due by October 13, 2016. However, course applications will be accepted until classes are filled.