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Cosmetology Teacher Training, Certificate


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Tanya Wright, Program Coordinator/Instructor

The Cosmetology Teacher Training program is a course of study designed to develop appropriate communication skills, effective use of visual aids, identification of various teaching styles, and practical application of cosmetology instruction. The curriculum is designed to comply with the standards of the Mississippi State Board of Cosmetology. Each student is required to complete 1,000 clock hours in classroom theory, observation, and supervised work training. Upon successful completion of the program, the student will receive a certificate and will be eligible to take the State Board of Cosmetology Instructor Training certification exam.

Progression: To meet graduation requirements for this program, students must successfully complete the specified courses listed below with a “C” average (GPA of 2.00) or better. A grade of “C” or higher is required in each COV course to progress in the program.

Minimum admission requirements (in addition to general admission requirements):

Attain an ACT composite score of 14 and a math sub-score of 14;

Or

Score a 245 or above on the ACCUPLACER NG Reading Section and 245 or above on the NG Arithmetic Section;

And

Complete 6 semester hours of general education courses with a “C” average (CGPA of 2.0) or above at an accredited college or university. This coursework must be preapproved by the Program Coordinator. Developmental coursework does not satisfy this requirement;

And

Students must have either a high school diploma or GED;

And

A current Cosmetology license;

And

The student must be at least 21 years old;

And

Attend a Cosmetology Teacher Training Informational Session with the MCC Cosmetology Program Director.

Ability to Benefit and MIBEST does not apply to the Cosmetology Teacher Training program; the student must have either a high school diploma or GED.

NOTE: In order for a student to progress in MCC’s Cosmetology Student Instructor program, the student must earn a grade of “C” or better on each COV course. A minimum passing grade of 79 percent is required in each Cosmetology Program course.

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