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Cosmetology Program at Athens Technical College (ATC)

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Cosmetology Program

The cosmetology program at Athens Technical College prepares students for a career as a barber, salon manager, skin care specialist, nail technician, esthetician, or cosmetology teacher. The program focuses on hair-style, cut and trim, as well as performing manicures, pedicures, and massage. Program courses include: hair cutting and styling, manicuring, pedicuring, facial treatments, shampooing, chemical applications, esthetics, shop management, sanitation and safety, customer service, and applicable professional and labor laws and regulations. Get more details below including other Georgia colleges that offer cosmetology program.

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Students Enrolled in the Cosmetology Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. ATC has offered the following degree levels for students:

  • Less Than One Year Certificate
  • Less Than Two-Year Award
  • Students by Academic Level (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Less Than One Year Certificate28
    Less Than Two-Year Award70

    Students by Gender (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Male2
    Female96

    Students by Race (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Asian9
    Black19
    Hispanic9
    White61

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Cosmetology program at Athens Technical College, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists

  • Description:

    Provide beauty services, such as shampooing, cutting, coloring, and styling hair, and massaging and treating scalp. May apply makeup, dress wigs, perform hair removal, and provide nail and skin care services.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 15.7% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • Athens-Clarke County, GA
      • Total Employment: 170
      • Average Hourly Rate: $13.58
      • Average Annual Salary: $28,250

Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance

  • Description:

    Apply makeup to performers to reflect period, setting, and situation of their role.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, makeup artists, theatrical and performance employment is expected to grow at a rate of 3.4% from 2010 to 2020

Manicurists and Pedicurists

  • Description:

    Clean and shape customers' fingernails and toenails. May polish or decorate nails.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, manicurists and pedicurists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 16.7% from 2010 to 2020

Skin Care Specialists

  • Description:

    Provide skincare treatments to face and body to enhance an individual's appearance. Includes electrologists and laser hair removal specialists.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, skin care specialists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 24.6% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • Athens-Clarke County, GA
      • Total Employment: 50
      • Average Hourly Rate: $10.79
      • Average Annual Salary: $22,440

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Cosmetology Programs in Georgia

Cosmetology programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Gwinnett Technical College

Lawrenceville, GA
Type: Community College

12 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Cosmetology (C)
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Chattahoochee Technical College

Marietta, GA
Type: Community College

110 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Cosmetology (C)
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Augusta Technical College

Augusta, GA
Type: Community College

52 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Cosmetology (C)
  • Barber (C)
  • Cosmetology, Barber and Nail Instructor (C)
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Columbus Technical College

Columbus, GA
Type: Community College

60 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Cosmetology (C)
  • Nail Technician (C)
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Southwest Georgia Technical College

Thomasville, GA
Type: Community College

88 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Cosmetology (C)
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Valdosta State University

Valdosta, GA
Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs Offered
  • Cosmetology (A)
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Bainbridge State College

Bainbridge, GA
Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs Offered
  • Cosmetology (C)