The Barbering Program prepares students in shaving, hair and scalp treatments, hairstyling techniques, coloring, chemical relaxers, facial massage/skin care, sanitation, laws, rules, and regulations. Students prepare to take the state license exam through the Colorado Barber/Cosmetology Board.

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Gainful Employment Information

2017–2018 Program Dates

Full-Time (daytime)

Start Date End Date Days Time
8/21/2017  6/6/2018 M–Th 7:30am–4:00pm
11/15/2017 9/1/2018 M–Th 7:30am–4:00pm
3/6/2018 2/1/2019 M–Th 7:30am–4:00pm
6/7/2018 5/1/2019 M–Th 7:30am–4:00pm

Part-Time (evenings)

Start Date End Date Days Time
8/21/2017 5/1/2019 M–Th 5:00pm–9:00pm
2/22/2018 5/29/2019 M–Th 5:00pm–9:00pm

2018–2019 Program Dates

Please note that end dates are approximate.

Full-Time (daytime)

Start Date End Date Days Time
10/2/2018 7/11/2019 M–Th 7:30am–4:00pm
1/16/2019 10/1/2019 M–Th 7:30am–4:00pm
4/23/2019 2/1/2020 M–Th 7:30am–4:00pm

Part-Time (evenings)

Start Date End Date Days Time
8/20/2018 11/12/2019 M–F 5:00pm–9:00pm
1/25/2019 5/1/2020 M–F 5:00pm–9:00pm
6/20/2019 10/1/2020 M–F 5:00pm–9:00pm

Program Cost

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Earning Potential


  • Hourly Pay = $9.17
  • Annual Salary = $19,070


  • Hourly Pay = $16.35
  • Annual Salary = $34,018

To what types of jobs do these skills apply?

  • Barber
  • Barber shop owner
  • Color specialist
  • Instructor
  • Platform artist
  • Product representative
  • Retail sales
  • Stylist

What types of companies might hire me?

  • Aerial
  • Cost Cutters
  • Fantastic Sam's
  • Great Clips
  • Independent shops and salons
  • Nexus
  • R. Stafford
  • Super Cuts

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Upcoming Related Events

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Emily Griffith Career Fair 2018!
Time: 9:00am to 12:00pm
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Emily Griffith Career Fair 2018!
Time: 9:00am to 12:00pm
Friday, June 1, 2018
Emily Griffith Graduation Ceremony
Time: 10:00am

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Emily's Barber Shop is located at 1860 Lincoln Street on the Mezzanine level. Barbering students give cuts, shaves, facials, dyes and styles at low cost while they master their trade. Emily Griffith Technical... more »

Emily Griffith Technical College has been training Colorado's best cosmetologists for over 75 years. Emily's Salon offers a full selection of services, from haircuts, waves and coloring to facials and waxing services. All... more »

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