Cosmetology

You're creative. You like people. Being on the cutting edge is your idea of fun. And, you think you might like to be your own boss someday. Welcome to the beauty and fashion industry.

The Cosmetology program will prepare you to work as a cosmetologist, hairstylists, and manicurist. You'll gain the skills to provide beauty services such as shampooing, cutting, coloring, styling, manicures, and pedicures in our on-site salon. This program will also prepare you to pass the state-licensing exam given by the Colorado Barber/Cosmetology Board.

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Gainful Employment Information

This program fills quickly. Please check with the Welcome Desk at 720-423-4702 for current availability.

 

2017-2018 Program Dates

Please note that end dates are approximate.

Full-Time (M-Th, 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

  • 8/21/2017 – 7/19/2018
  • 11/6/2017 – 11/8/2018
  • 2/12/2018 – 2/1/2019
  • 5/7/2018 – 5/1/2019

Part-Time (M-F, 5-9 p.m.)

  • 11/17/2017 – 10/1/2019
  • 4/18/2018 – 3/1/2020

 

Program Cost

 

It's free to apply to Emily Griffith Technical College. You're under no obligation once you apply. Filling out an application allows us to connect you with people who can provide more information about your preferred studies and career goals.

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Earning Potential

Entry-level

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

Experienced

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

 

To what types of jobs do these skills apply?

  • Color consultant 
  • Cosmetologist 
  • Esthetician 
  • Hairstylist
  • Nail tech 
  • Receptionist at salon 
  • Retail beauty product sales 
  • Salon manager or owner

 

What types of companies might hire me?

  • Beauty schools 
  • Beauty supply companies 
  • Chain hair salons (Cost Cutters, Fantastic Sam's, Great Clips, etc.) 
  • Fashion industry: makeup artist or stylist
  • Hair salons and barbershops 
  • Manicure shops
  • Spas

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From our students...

The environment is so welcoming. I love that the teachers are hands-on and help whenever I don’t understand something.

Jennifer Blake
Student

From our teachers...

We place nearly 100% of our students who complete these programs. We have very good job contacts in these programs, with a lot of community support, which makes these very successful programs.

Terry Partridge
Current Faculty