Cosmetology is designed to prepare the student for employment in the field of cosmetology. Training includes three semesters of classroom and laboratory activities that are necessary to become proficient as a cosmetologist. The course meets a total of 1500 clock hours. The program is approved by the State Board of Cosmetology. The curriculum contains the following areas of emphasis:

  • Shampooing and rinsing
  • Scalp and hair treatment
  • Manicure
  • Pedicure
  • Hair-shaping and hair-styling
  • Styling of wigs
  • Permanent waves
  • Hair-coloring
  • Chemical hair relaxing
  • Facial treatment
  • Hair composition
  • License or Examinations Required for Employment

Upon completion of their training the students will be issued a certificate, which entitles
them to write the State Cosmetology Board examination. Passing the examination is
required before a student can be licensed as a cosmetologist in the State of Mississippi.

Program Length

  • Three semesters, 1500 hours of class and laboratory

Degree(s) Offered

  • Certificate

Jones County Junior College is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

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