Hair Designer

Offered at the Following Campus Locations

Program Overview

The Hair Designer Technical Certificate of Credit is a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in the field of hair design. Learning opportunities develop academic and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes specialized training in safety, sanitation, state laws, rules, and regulations, chemistry, anatomy and physiology, hair and scalp diseases and disorders, hair treatments and manipulations, hair shaping, hair styling, artificial hair, braiding/intertwining hair, chemical reformation and application, hair coloring, hair lightening, reception, sales, management, and work ethics. The curriculum meets state licensing requirements of the State Board of Cosmetology.

Satisfactory completion of all program courses entitles students to sit for the Georgia State Board of Cosmetology and Barbers Hair Designer Licensure. Practicing hair design in the state of Georgia requires this license. The exams are not part of the program or cost of the program.

Entrance Requirements

This program requires either the Next Generation ACCUPLACER or COMPASS college placement test and High School Diploma or GED. Minimum Required Age of 16.

Next Generation ACCUPLACER minimum scores:Reading 218, Writing 222, Arithmetic 223

COMPASS minimum scores: Reading 70, Writing 32, Mathematics 26