2022-2023 Bulletin 
  
    Nov 26, 2022  
2022-2023 Bulletin

Cosmetology Certificate


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The instructional program prepares individuals to care for hair, nails, and skin with emphasis on hygiene, sanitation, customer relations, and salon management. Satisfactory completion of the courses qualifies students for the Mississippi State Board of Cosmetology certification examination. Admission to the program is on a competitive basis. This program requires 1500 clock hours for completion. Students are only accepted during the fall semester on the Senatobia campus. Students are accepted both fall and spring semesters at the Oxford and Ashland campuses.

Special admissions requirements:

  1. Applicant must be at least 17 years of age.
  2. Completion of Cosmetology Program application.
  3. Must be a high school graduate (diploma) or HSE.
  4. Must have an ACT subscore of 15 in math and in reading or complete and obtain the required score on the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE).

Admission to the college does not guarantee admission into the Cosmetology program. Any interested person should contact the Cosmetology department at the campus of choice.

Total Credit Hours: 17


Total Credit Hours: 17


Total Credit Hours: 12


Note(s):


The ratio of lab hours to lecture hours for Cosmetology is 3 to 1.

Instructor Trainee Option


Offered at Senatobia campus only

This instructional program prepares individuals to teach Cosmetology. Satisfactory completion of the course qualifies students for the Mississippi State Board of Cosmetology Instructor Examination. This program requires 1000 clock hours for completion.

Special admissions requirements: Students who wish to enter the Cosmetology Instructor Trainee Program must:

  1. Hold a current Mississippi license to practice in the field of cosmetology.
  2. Be at least 20 years of age (21 at time of Instructor Examination). 
  3. Have a high school diploma or HSE.
  4. Be a graduate of a licensed cosmetology school in Mississippi or any other state.
  5. Submit a Resume
  6. Must have completed one Mississippi Cosmetology Board “methods of teaching” seminar.
  7. Must hvae completed 6 semester hours in college courses approved by the Mississippi Cosmetology Board.

 

Total Credit Hours: 12


Total Credit Hours: 12


Note(s):


For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at www.northwestms.edu.

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