Hair Styling
Nail Technology


Cluster: Human Services
Pathway: Personal Care Services
Concentration: HU 1730 Cosmetology Academy
Credential: State of West Virginia Board of Barbers and Cosmetologist

Course Offerings

Hair Stylist - 1000 hours
1737 Barbers and Cosmetology Found.(core)
1734 Cosmetology Professional I(core)
1735 Cosmetology Professional II(core)
1736 Cosmetology Professional Advanced(core)
1738 Cosmetology Science I
1740 Cosmetology Science II
1730 Cosmetology Chemicals I
1750 Cosmetology Chemicals II

Aesthetics - 600 hours
1714 General Aesthetics I(core)
1731 Aesthetics Science(core)
1732 Skin Sciences I(core)
1739 Skin Sciences II(core)

Nail Technology - 400 hours
1737 Barbers and Cosmetology Found.(core)
1716 Nail Tech. Science & Procedures(core)
1717 Art of Nail Technology(core)
1719 Nail Tech. Clinical Experience(core)

Sample Careers in Cosmetology
Salon Owner, Product/ Sale Representative, Convention Platform Artist, Salon Stylist, Nail Technician, Make-up Artist, Color Specialist, Educator/ School Owner/ Esthetician.

Salary Range
$35,000.00 - $100,000.00
Salary influenced by level and degree of education and certification.

Cosmetology is now divided into three specialty areas of study and practice of beauty culture. Students will learn a variety of service related to the care of hair, face, and nails, as well as specific skills in styling, shaping, conditioning, coloring, permanent waving, facials, and manicures. Students may be licensed in each of the three specialties or may choose to take The State of West Virginia Board of Barbers and Cosmetologist requires 1800 clock hours (18 months for adult students and 24 months for secondary students)in required curriculum prior to the state examination for licensure. Applicants must be at least 17 years of age, either senior in high school or post graduate with a high school diploma or GED. Applicants must complete the necessary registration information. Please contact the school for the cost of the course or additional information @ 304-732-8057.