Program Description

  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of Cosmetology including advanced techniques to deliver a variety of hair styling, skin care, and nail treatments
  • Complete a 1500-hour Cosmetology program required for the Ohio State Board of Cosmetology Advanced License
  • Complete a 300-hour course required for the Ohio State Board of Cosmetology Advanced LicenseĀ (Sentinel campus)
  • Learn general salon management and operation techniques
  • Gain salon/customer experience in a full-service salon
  • Consider these qualities and skills you should possess: Creativity, customer-service, time-management, and enjoy working with others.
*3- year program (Sophomore – Senior: Sentinel Campus)
2- year program (Junior – Senior: Vanguard Campus)

Course Topics

  • Anatomy/Physiology – Structure of Skin, Hair, Nails
  • Infection Control/Hygiene – Diseases and Disorders of Hair, Skin, and Nails
  • Hair Care – Hair Design, Hair Cutting, Coloring, Styling
  • Nail Care – Manicures, Pedicures, Artificial Nails, Gel Polishes
  • Skin Care – Makeup Applications, Facial massage, Preserving Health of Skin
  • Basic Business Skills – Communication Skills, Professional Image
  • *Enjoy the ability to experience a local salon while participating in Internships

Industry-Recognized Credentials

  • Ohio State board of Cosmetology License
  • *Advanced License

Career Opportunities

Entry Level (with high school diploma and career training)
  • State License through Ohio State Board of Cosmetology
Technical (with CTE training, associate degree, technical certification)
  • *Advanced License – State License through Ohio State Board of Cosmetology
Professional (with Bachelor’s degree & beyond)
  • Beauty Manufacturer’s Representative/Image Consultant
  • Product Research Engineer

Program Instructors

Crystal Webel
Vanguard Tech Center
Melissa Null
Sentinel CTC

Program Instructors

Melissa Puente
Vanguard Tech Center
Nichole England
Sentinel CTC