Jun 21, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Cosmetology, Certificate


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Tanya Wright, Program Coordinator/Instructor

The Cosmetology Program is a 12-month course of study designed to prepare students to care for hair, skin and nails. The curriculum is designed to comply with the standards of the Mississippi State Board of Cosmetology. Students are required to complete a total of 1500 clock hours in classroom theory 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 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 higher on the ACCUPLACER NG Reading Section and a 245 or above on the NG Arithmetic Section (or a 230 on the ACCUPLACAER NG Algebra Section);

Or

Earn a grade of “C” in ENG 1113 - English Composition I ;

Or

Complete 15 semester hours of general education courses with a “C” average (CGPA of 2.0) or above at an accredited college or university. Developmental coursework does not satisfy this requirement;

And

Have either a high school diploma or GED;

And

Attend a Cosmetology Informational Session.

To be considered full-time, students in the Cosmetology Program must be enrolled in 15 or more semester credit hours at MCC.

Ability to Benefit and MIBEST does not apply to the Cosmetology Program; the student must have either a high school diploma or GED upon enrollment.

NOTE: In order for a student to progress in MCC’s Cosmetology 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 to graduate.

Course of Study:


Total Semester Hours 46


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