This program is a combination of theory and clinical experience that provides students with the knowledge needed to pass the licensure exam and with the skills needed to achieve gainful employment in the Florida State Board Cosmetology industry. Students acquire hands-on skills training through MTC’s on-campus learning lab/salon, which is open to the general public for services.

HOURS

1,200, approximately one year (42 weeks-AM, 64 weeks-PM)

COST

Tuition is approximately $5,713, plus books and fees (PDF)

TESTING REQUIREMENTS

Postsecondary Education Readiness Test (PERT)

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)

  • Haircutting and styling
  • Chemical Texture and color services
  • The science of hair, skin, and nails
  • Cosmetology rules, laws and ethics
  • Professional development and entrepreneurship
  • Manicure and pedicure services
  • Facials, make up and skin care services

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

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

JOY FRENCH

Instructor

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

ELISA CEBEL

Instructor

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