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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
William Delaney C’est la Vie
Doria Grace Doria Grace Salon
Linda Belk JC Penny Salon
Allen Tuck Great Clips
Gina Gabianelli Kuene
Debbie Milam Life of Riley Salon Supply
Lisa Waldrop Skyblue Salon





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 2023-2024 School Year. Prices are subject to change.

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