Admission process for the Cosmetology program is open
Mandatory Cosmetology Entrance Exam
The Post Secondary Cosmetology Program is approved by the NJ State Board of Cosmetology/Hairstyling and the NJ Department of Education and is specifically designed to prepare students to meet the NJ licensing requirements. This comprehensive 1,000+ hour program completely prepares you for the written and practical exams you need to pass to be granted a NJ license. Lecture, demonstration and hands-on application of skills/techniques comprise this exciting and lucrative career-oriented program. Styling, hair care, perms, barbering, coloring, waxing and facials as well as manicures and pedicures are all facets of the course of study. A professional toolkit and access to online exam prep is included in the tuition. Mid-course you will be applying your skills when the classroom becomes a working salon.
- High School diploma or equivalent (foreign transcripts must be evaluated and translated)
- Passing the CASAS test
- 18 years of age or older by October 15th of the enrolling year
* Please check with the licensing agency to ensure that you meet the minimum qualifications for licensure in your field.
Skills and Topics covered are
- State laws, rules and regulations
- Skin care
- Hair care
- Color processing
- Hair statement
- Manicure and Pedicure
The Cosmetology/Hairstyling Program is a full time, ten-month program. The program is a twilight program with classroom hours Monday through Thursday, 1:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The 2020-2021 Cosmetology program is scheduled to begin in September 2020 and conclude June of 2021.
Cosmetology Candidates will need the following
- A copy of their Birth Certificate
- A copy of Marriage Certificate, or legal document supporting any name change from the Birth Certificate
- Tuition Agreement for the 2020-2021 year.
- Uniforms, textbooks and testing fees are included in the tuition. Field trips are not covered in the tuition.
The in county tuition for the 2020-2021 class is $4,750. Tuition may be paid in installments as follows:
- August 1, 2020 $900
- September 1, 2020 $550
- October 1, 2020 $550
- November 1, 2020 $550
- December 1, 2020 $550
- January 1, 2021 $550
- February 1, 2021 $550
- March 1, 2021 $550
Uniforms, textbooks and testing fees are included in the tuition.