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Cosmetology Program at Wharton County Junior College (WCJC)

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Cosmetology Program

The cosmetology program at Wharton County Junior 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 Texas 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. Wharton County Junior College offers a less than two-year award program in cosmetology.

Students by Gender (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Male0
Female18

Students by Race (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Black2
Hispanic5
White11

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Cosmetology program at Wharton County Junior College, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

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 Texas

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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Houston Community College System

Houston, TX
Type: Community College

46 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Cosmetology (C,A)
  • Barber (C,A)
  • Facial Treatment Specialist (C,A)
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San Jacinto College

Pasadena, TX
Type: Community College

180 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Cosmetology (C,A)
  • Facial Treatment Specialist (C,A)
  • Cosmetology, Barber and Nail Instructor (C,A)
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College of the Mainland

Texas City, TX
Type: Community College

19 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Cosmetology (C)
  • Esthetician (C)
  • Nail Technician (C)
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Lone Star College - Montgomery

The Woodlands, TX
Type: Community College

37 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Cosmetology (C,A)
  • Facial Treatment Specialist (C,A)
  • Cosmetology, Barber and Nail Instructor (C,A)
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Lee College

Baytown, TX
Type: Community College

17 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Cosmetology (C,A)
  • Cosmetology, Barber and Nail Instructor (C,A)
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Coastal Bend College

Beeville, TX
Type: Community College

41 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Cosmetology (C,A)
  • Nail Technician (C,A)
  • Cosmetology, Barber and Nail Instructor (C,A)
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Del Mar College

Corpus Christi, TX
Type: Community College

26 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Cosmetology (C)
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Lamar State College - Port Arthur

Port Arthur, TX
Type: Community College

31 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Cosmetology (C,A)
  • Facial Treatment Specialist (C,A)
  • Nail Technician (C,A)
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Central Texas College

Killeen, TX
Type: Community College

26 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Cosmetology (C)
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McLennan Community College

Waco, TX
Type: Community College

54 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Cosmetology (C)
  • Esthetician (C)
  • Cosmetology, Barber and Nail Instructor (C)