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Associate in Applied Science - Cosmetology MSM Group - Spokane Community College MSM Group - Spokane Community College, USA


Jan 2023, Sep 2023, Apr 2023

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USD 23172

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USD 100 Waived

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24 months


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Program Overview

Cosmetology is a diverse field that offers a variety of employment opportunities. SCC's Cosmetology program provides the education and training needed to successfully compete in today's job market. Upon successful completion of the 1,600-hour program, students are prepared to take the Washington State Examination of Cosmetology. After passing this exam, they will be qualified to receive a license for Cosmetology.

This program includes hair cutting, trimming of facial hair, hair styling, permanent waving, chemical relaxing, tinting and bleaching, and temporary superfluous hair removal; artificial hair; manicuring and pedicuring of natural nails; basic skincare and theory of diseases and disorders of the scalp, skin, hair, and nails; and anatomy as it relates to cosmetology. In addition, safety and sanitation measures are stressed throughout the program. Students also must complete a first aid class. Students will be given review testing and simulated performance evaluations in preparation for the state licensing examination.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate and formulate entry level haircutting techniques.
  • Demonstrate and formulate entry level hair color techniques and practices.
  • Demonstrate basic manicuring.
  • Demonstrate basic skin care.
  • Demonstrate and formulate entry level chemical texturizing services.
  • Work with minimum supervision in a salon.
  • Recognize the importance of, and practice good public relations with customers, employers, and fellow employees.
  • Skillfully use tools and equipment safely and in a sanitary manner.
  • Demonstrate the ability to successfully complete the state required practical examination for licensure.
  • Demonstrate the ability to successfully complete the state required written examination for licensure.
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Program Level Associate Degree

College/University Processing Time 30

Program Intensity Full-Time

General Admission Requirement

    Academic Requirement

    • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma.

    5.5 IELTS Score
    61 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
    43 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
    85 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
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