Cosmetology (CER)

Gainful Employment Disclosure Information:

  1. This program will prepare students for the following occupations:
    1. SOC Code 39-5012 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists
    2. SOC Code 39-5091 Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Perfomance
    3. SOC Code 39-5092 Manicurists and Pedicurists
    4. SOC Code 39-5094 Skincare Specialists
  2. Program Costs*:
    1. Tuition and Fees for the entire program = $5,400
    2. Books and Supplies = $1,030
      *These costs are totaled for the entire program including all 50 credit hours over 18 months.
  3. During the 2012-13 academic year, there were a total of 17 technical certificate graduates of this program and 13 completed the program on time in 18 months or less; the percentage of students completing this program on time is 76.47%.
  4. Within six months of graduation, survey results indicate 86.67% of COS graduates surveyed are employed, and 66.67% of COS graduates surveyed have jobs in their field of study.
  5. The median Federal Title IV loan debt incurred by students who complete this program is $11,922.
  6. The median private educational loan debt incurred by students who complete this program is $0.
  7. No institutional finance plans are available for this program.


(Latest information on wages and projections in career fields and specific jobs, according to the Department of Workforce Services.)