Program Overviews

Cosmetology students learn to care for hair, skin, and nails, including shampooing, conditioning, shaping, styling, perming, hair coloring, manicuring, and performing facials. This program delivers hands-on training to begin building skills to prepare students to take the State Board of Cosmetology Exam required to become licensed cosmetologists. Be sure to ask about how you can begin to build your client base by providing services to real clients!

A White, female student is combing out the hair on a mannequin.

What you will learn

  • Anatomy & physiology

  • Haircutting

  • Infection control

  • Skin disorders & diseases

  • Styling

  • Color techniques

  • Nail care

  • Chemical perming/relaxing

  • Facials

  • Shampooing

  • Special occasion styling

Career Pathways

  • Cosmetologist

  • Esthetician

  • Manufacturer’s representative

  • Nail technician

  • Platform artist

  • Salon manager/owner

A Black, female student is giving a client a facial.

What else do I need to know?


Eastland Career Center
4465 S. Hamilton Road
Groveport, OH 43125

Fairfield Career Center
3985 Coonpath Road NW
Carroll, OH 43112

Program Length

This is a two-year program designed for juniors and seniors.

Frequently Asked Questions


Students that enroll in this program participate in the SkillsUSA career-technical student organization. SkillsUSA improves the quality of our nation’s future skilled workforce through the development of framework skills that include personal, workplace and technical skills grounded in academics.

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Meet your instructors

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Aries Owens (ECC)

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Tammy Coyer (FCC)

Ebony Lanzetta

Ebony Lanzetta