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Cosmetology
 
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
Cosmetology is a two-year program that instructs students in the theory and practical skills necessary to prepare them for a career in the cosmetology field and/or post-secondary education. Students are provided with hands-on training and experience to pursue employment opportunities in such roles as cosmetologists, nail technicians, estheticians, hair stylists, salon managers and small business owners.

As part of the required 1,000 hours of instruction over a two-year period, students are provided with clinical experiences in addition to the opportunity to apply for their New York State Cosmetology License and earn a Career and Technical Endorsement on their diploma by successfully passing a technical assessment.

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CONTACT:


Thompson Campus (Syracuse)
6820 Thompson Road
P:  (315) 433-2635
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Cortlandville Campus (Cortland)
1710 NYS Route 13
P:  (607) 758-5260
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Cosmetologists often do anything
from hair cuts to colors to relaxers to
perms, as well as intricate nail art,
facials, waxing, makeup and more.
 
 
Technical Skills Available Academic Credits and Industry Certification  Career Opportunities  Continuing Education Partners

•  Professional ethics & work attitudes
•  Hygiene, bacteriology, sterilization & sanitation
•  Conditioning & corrective hair treatments
•  Nail care/technology
•  Hair coloring & lightning
•  Hair styling & shaping
•  Chemical texture services
•  Esthetics 
•  Techniques in barbering 

Available Academic Credits
•  
3 CTE high school credits per year
•  1 high school science or math per year

Industry Certification
NYS Cosmetology License

•  Stylist
•  Salon manager
•  Salon owner
•  Nail Technician
•  Esthetician*
•  Image Consultant*
•  Platform artist*

*Advanced Employment - additional training may be necessary

•  Tompkins Cortland Community College
•  Onondaga Community College
•  Bryant & Stratton College
•  Onondaga School of Massage Therapy
•  Johnson & Wales 


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boces 70th anneversary

J. Francis Manning, Ed. D.
District Superintendent & CEO

PO Box 4754
Syracuse, NY 13221
(315) 433-2600


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