Cosmetology - Continuing Education

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Cosmetology Evening/Weekend Program

The Cosmetology curriculum is designed to provide English and Spanish-speaking students with hands-on training in a simulated salon environment. Course work includes instructions in all phases of professional imaging, hair design, chemical processes, skin care, nail care, multi-cultural practices, business/computer principles, product knowledge, and other selected topics.

Graduates of the program are skilled in hairstyling, haircutting, sculptured nails technology, skin care, permanent waving and relaxing, and hair color. Upon completion of the program and after attaining a passing score on the State Board Exam, graduates are qualified to work in cosmetology salons and related businesses throughout North Carolina.

The program is estimated to cost about $1,900. Students may qualify for scholarship opportunities.

JCC also offers an associate's degree, diploma, and instructor certificate as well as numerous continuing education courses in cosmetology.

Para más información en español:
(919) 209-2039

The Cosmetology Evening/Weekend Program is a three semester program.

COS 3201 (COS I)
Dates:  January 10 - June 21
Days/Times: Thursdays and Fridays, 3:00-10:45pm; Saturdays, 9:00am-4:45pm
Location: JCC Main Campus, Wilson Bldg (C1116 & C1090)
Fees: Registration: $185; Textbooks: $300; Supplies Kit: $900; Uniforms/Shoes: $130; Nametags: $20 = $1,535 (all prices subject to change)
Book: Milady's Standard Cosmetology Textbook Bundle (Available at JCC Bookstore)

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Manicurist Licensing Class

This comprehensive course provides instruction and clinical practice in manicuring, nail building (application and maintenance of artificial nails) and pedicuring. The course content includes nail anatomy, disorders of nails, and irregularities of nails; theory and salesmanship as it relates to manicuring; actual practice in manicuring; and arm, hand, and foot massage.

Manicurist Licensing Class is a one semester program. Estimated program cost: $973

Dates: January 28 - June 17 (COS 3101: Manicurist Licensing Class)
Days/Times: Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays, 5:00 p.m. - 10:45 p.m.
Location: JCC Main Campus, Wilson Building (C1116 and C1090)
Fees: Registration: $185; Textbook: $268; SuppliesKit: $400; Uniforms/Shoes: $100; Nametags: $20 = $ 973
Books Milady's Standard Nail Technology Textbook Bundle (available at JCC Bookstore)

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Cosmetology Salon Operating Hours

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Jennifer W. Wells
Director, Cosmetology Programs
(919) 209-2107

Deborah Hopper
Administrative Assistant
(919) 209-2080