Cosmetology Program at Southern Union State Community College (SUSCC)

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Cosmetology Program

The cosmetology program at Southern Union State Community 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 Alabama 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. SUSCC has offered the following program levels for students:

  • Less Than Two-Year Award
  • Associate's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2013)

 Graduates
Less Than Two-Year Award29
Associate's Degree0

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male1
Female28

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
Asian1
Black3
Hispanic1
White24

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Cosmetology program at SUSCC, 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 Alabama

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,...)

Central Alabama Community College

Alexander City, AL
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Cosmetology (C,A)

J F Ingram State Technical College

Deatsville, AL
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School Details

  • Type: Technical College
  • 25 students completed this program

Programs

  • Cosmetology (C)
  • Barber (C)

Virginia College - Montgomery

Montgomery, AL
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 68 students completed this program

Programs

  • Cosmetology (C)
  • Personal Grooming Arts (C)

Gadsden State Community College

Gadsden, AL
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 55 students completed this program

Programs

  • Cosmetology (C)

The Hair Academy

Montgomery, AL
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School Details

  • Type: Cosmetology School
  • 24 students completed this program

Programs

  • Cosmetology (C)
  • Esthetician (C)
  • Nail Technician (C)
  • Cosmetology, Barber and Nail Instructor (C)

Trenholm State Technical College

Montgomery, AL
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 17 students completed this program

Programs

  • Cosmetology (C)

Xcell Academy - A Paul Mitchell Partner School

Hoover, AL
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School Details

  • Type: Cosmetology School
  • 71 students completed this program

Programs

  • Cosmetology (C)
  • Esthetician (C)
  • Nail Technician (C)
  • Cosmetology, Barber and Nail Instructor (C)

Virginia College - Birmingham

Birmingham, AL
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 48 students completed this program

Programs

  • Cosmetology (C)
  • Salon Management (C)

Southeastern School of Cosmetology

Birmingham, AL
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School Details

  • Type: Cosmetology School
  • 28 students completed this program

Programs

  • Cosmetology (C)
  • Nail Technician (C)

Lawson State Community College - Birmingham Campus

Birmingham, AL
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 25 students completed this program

Programs

  • Cosmetology (C)
  • Barber (C)

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Contact Information

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Admissions Office

  • Phone: (256) 395-2211 x5155

Financial Aid Office

  • Phone: (256) 395-2211 x5160

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