The purpose of the Cosmetology program is to prepare a student for employment as licensed Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists. Instruction is designed to qualify students for employment upon successfully obtaining a Cosmetology license.  

HOURS

1,200, approximately one year (40 weeks-AM, 60 weeks-PM)

COST

Tuition is approximately $5,475, plus books and fees (pdf)

TESTING REQUIREMENTS

Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE)

LOCATION

MTC Main Campus

STARTING SALARIES

Vary, ranging from $17,440 to $45,700*

*Based on local industry information.

 

RECENT EMPLOYERS OF GRADUATES

  • Hair Cuttery
  • Shearly Inspired
  • Mild to Wild Hair Design
  • Smart Styles
  • Hair Plus
  • Salon Ennovy
  • Johnson’s Total Image

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

Cosmetology Master Plan of Instruction
(PDFopens in a new window)

  • Cosmetology laws, rules, and ethics
  • The science of the skin, hair, and nails
  • Business management, including communication skills and leadership
  • Hairstyles and haircutting
  • Chemical texture and color services
  • Nails, skin, and makeup

INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS 

State of Florida Cosmetology License

 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

  • Salons
  • Barbershops
  • Spas
  • Sales / Product Representative
  • Trainers/Instructors
  • Traveling Platform Artists
  • Cruise Ships
  • Resorts
  • Spas
  • Entrepreneur

OUR NUMBERS

Discover how Marion Technical College prepares students for the grooming and salon services industry.

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STEPS TO ENROLLMENT

  • ATTEND AN INFORMATION SESSION
  • AND/OR INTERVIEW WITH INSTRUCTOR
  • APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID, IF APPLICABLE
  • COMPLETE THE ONLINE APPLICATION
  • MEET WITH AN ADMISSIONS ADVISOR
  • FILL OUT YOUR PROGRAM’S SUPPLEMENTAL PACKET, IF APPLICABLE
  • PAY YOUR APPLICATION FEE

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTORS

LAURIE FEOLE

Instructor, Full-Time

Owner/Stylist at Shearly Inspired, 13 Years Teaching Experience, Instructor at MTC Since 2018.

JOY FRENCH

Instructor, Full-Time

Dual-Licensed Cosmetology/Barbering, 30 Years Teaching Experience, Instructor at MTC Since 1997.

ELISA CEBEL

Instructor, Part-Time

Licensed Cosmetologist, Salon Manager/Stylist/Trainer Since 2013, Instructor at MTC Since 2018.

ADDITIONAL FORMS

Supplemental Packet (PDF)

BOOK LIST

Tuition is approximately $5,475, plus books and fees (pdf)

ONLINE COMPONENT

N/A