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Cosmetology Program at Palm Beach State College (PBSC)

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Cosmetology Program

The cosmetology program at Palm Beach State 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 Florida 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. PBSC offers a less than two-year award program in cosmetology.

Students by Gender (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Male7
Female38

Students by Race (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Black13
Hispanic9
White19
Unknown4

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Cosmetology program at Palm Beach State 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

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

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 Florida

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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Indian River State College

Fort Pierce, FL
Type: Community College

53 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Cosmetology (C)
  • Barber (C)
  • Facial Treatment Specialist (C)
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South Florida State College

Avon Park, FL
Type: Community College

8 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Cosmetology (C)
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Brevard Community College

Cocoa, FL
Type: Community College

44 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Cosmetology (C)
  • Facial Treatment Specialist (C)
  • Nail Technician (C)
Daytona State College

Daytona Beach, FL
Type: Community College

150 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Cosmetology (C)
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College of Central Florida

Ocala, FL
Type: Community College

48 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Cosmetology (C)
  • Barber (C)
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Florida State College at Jacksonville

Jacksonville, FL
Type: Community College

73 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Cosmetology (C)
  • Facial Treatment Specialist (C)
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Florida Gateway College

Lake City, FL
Type: Community College

39 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Cosmetology (C)
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Chipola College

Marianna, FL
Type: Community College

12 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Cosmetology (C)
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Pensacola State College

Pensacola, FL
Type: Community College

43 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Cosmetology (C)
  • Barber (C)
  • Facial Treatment Specialist (C)