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The glamour industry of a Cosmetologist.

Exciting Career Fields: Hairdresser and Cosmetologist, Facial/Skin Care, Manicurist / Pedicurist, Hair Color / Makeup, Instructor, Salon Owner

Students receive theory that will provide an in depth understanding of the beauty industry, as well as an extensive hands-on experience including business building, haircutting, coloring, hairstyling, hair texture services, nail services, as well as facials and facial make-up application. Students complete with the knowledge to enter the cosmetology industry with skills and confidence. The student will learn how to work in a professional environment, be professional, and grow with an ever changing industry. Cosmetology is a great profession as there will always be a need for hairdressers, regardless of where you live. Okaloosa Technical College prepares students to apply for the Florida State exam and Licensing.

Program Description:

  • Hands on real-world experience through our student operated state-of-the-art salon.
  • The latest techniques in the beauty industry.
  • Superior product education which results in increased earning potential
  • Endless Career opportunities.

Advisory Council Members Program Instructors Course Hours & Costs

Advisory Council Members

Mel Parchment Hair Express

Myonna Pride

Braids, Beauty & Beyond

Abby Jinks

Blowout Bar

Taryn Booker

Turnin Headz Hair Boutique

William Delaney

C’est la Vie Salon

Doria Grace

Doria Grace Salon

Lashonda Howard-Merchant

First Impressions By Lashonda

John VanEvon

Henderson Beach Resort

Adrianne Brackett

Pure& Couture

Wayne Thomas

Rock City Barber Shop

Tierra Barclay

Sports Clips

Mitzi Henley

Sports Clips

Sharday DeBarda

Braids, Beauty & Beyond

Allen Padgett

The Salon Trinity

Marisol Prado

Dazzling Ink by Marisol

Cassandra Lee

Ulta Beauty

Stephany Samples

Great Clips

Stacy Agerton


Tramine Torry

Ulta Beauty

Anna Rossi

Ulta Beauty

Oxana Schmidt

Ulta Beauty

Laurie Vowell

Great Clips

Allan Tuck

Great Clips

Alyssia Leonard

Great Clips ( Paradise Point )

Kelly Curtis

Great Clips

Edith Vazquez


Michelle Martini

Avantgarde Salon

Allison Bagozzi

Avantgarde Salon

Kim Castriotta

Brookdale BWB

Jen Perlman

As you Like It

Shelly Edart

As you Like It

Annette Capetillo

As you Like It

Becci Mcqueen

Super Cuts

Nick Wyble

Luxx Nail Spa

Margaret Wyman

Lisa Evans

Twyla Hall

Andrea DeShong

Program Course Hours & Costs


OCP Course Number Course Title Course Length
A CSP0009 Grooming and Salon Services, Facials, and Nails 225 Hours
B COS0002 Cosmetologist Hairdresser 1 300 Hours
C COS0003 Cosmetologist Hairdresser 2 300 Hours
D COS0009 Cosmetologist Hairdresser 3 375 Hours

Estimate of Total Program Costs

Total Tuition and Fees Detail:
$3504.00 Florida Resident Tuition ($2.92 x 1200 hours)
$425.00 Lab Fees (Per Academic Semester)
$50.00 Registration Fees (1 Time Per Program)
Textbook Estimated Cost:

Estimated Kit, books, Access to CIMA online materials
(Full textbook listing available in the front office.)

For estimation purposes only. Rates are based on the 2024-2025 School Year. Prices are subject to change.

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