Cosmetology Program at Palm Beach State College

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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. Palm Beach State College offers a less than two-year award program in cosmetology.

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male9
Female70

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian2
Black22
Hispanic14
White34
Multiple Races2
Unknown5

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

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 & Projections ()

According to the BLS, hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 9.8% from 2014 to 2024

Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance

Description

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

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, makeup artists, theatrical and performance employment is expected to grow at a rate of 19.2% from 2014 to 2024

Manicurists and Pedicurists

Description

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

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, manicurists and pedicurists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 10.3% from 2014 to 2024

Skincare Specialists

Description

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

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, skincare specialists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 12.1% from 2014 to 2024

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 = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Academy of Healing Arts Massage & Facial Skin Care

Lake Worth, FL
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School Details

  • Type: Massage School
  • 14 students completed this program

Programs

  • Cosmetology (C)
  • Barber (C)
  • Facial Treatment Specialist (C)
  • Esthetician (C)

Empire Beauty School - West Palm

West Palm Beach, FL
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School Details

  • Type: Cosmetology School
  • 53 students completed this program

Programs

  • Cosmetology (C)

The Beauty Institute

West Palm Beach, FL
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School Details

  • Type: Cosmetology School
  • 11 students completed this program

Programs

  • Cosmetology (C)
  • Barber (C)
  • Esthetician (C)
  • Nail Technician (C)

Hair Design Institute

Boynton Beach, FL
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School Details

  • Type: Cosmetology School
  • 35 students completed this program

Programs

  • Cosmetology (C)

Lincoln Tech - West Palm Beach

West Palm Beach, FL
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 20 students completed this program

Programs

  • Cosmetology (C,A)

Palm Beach Academy of Health & Beauty

Lake Park, FL
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School Details

  • Type: Cosmetology School
  • 20 students completed this program

Programs

  • Cosmetology (C)
  • Esthetician (C)

Empire Beauty School - Lauderhill

Lauderhill, FL
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School Details

  • Type: Cosmetology School
  • 44 students completed this program

Programs

  • Cosmetology (C)

American Institute School of Wellness and Beauty

Margate, FL
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School Details

  • Type: Healthcare or Nursing School
  • 53 students completed this program

Programs

  • Cosmetology (C)

Florida Academy of Health & Beauty

Oakland Park, FL
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School Details

  • Type: Cosmetology School
  • 16 students completed this program

Programs

  • Cosmetology (C)
  • Barber (C)
  • Makeup Artist (C)
  • Nail Technician (C)

Hollywood Institute of Beauty Careers

Hollywood, FL
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School Details

  • Type: Cosmetology School
  • 51 students completed this program

Programs

  • Cosmetology (C)
  • Barber (C)
  • Electrolysis (C)
  • Esthetician (C)

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