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 (2013)

 Graduates
Male0
Female35

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
Black2
Hispanic15
White18

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

Houston Training Schools

Houston, TX
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School Details

  • Type: Cosmetology School
  • 56 students completed this program

Programs

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

Jay's Technical Institute

Houston, TX
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School Details

  • Type: Cosmetology School
  • 50 students completed this program

Programs

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

Remington College - Houston Campus

Houston, TX
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 34 students completed this program

Programs

  • Cosmetology (C)

Regency Beauty Institute - SW Houston

Houston, TX
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School Details

  • Type: Cosmetology School
  • 44 students completed this program

Programs

  • Cosmetology (C)

Texas Barber Colleges and Hairstyling Schools

Houston, TX
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School Details

  • Type: Cosmetology School
  • 110 students completed this program

Programs

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

Regency Beauty Institute - Copperwood

Houston, TX
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School Details

  • Type: Cosmetology School
  • 39 students completed this program

Programs

  • Cosmetology (C)

Mai - trix Beauty College

Houston, TX
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School Details

  • Type: Cosmetology School
  • 20 students completed this program

Programs

  • Cosmetology (C)
  • Facial Treatment Specialist (C)
  • Cosmetology, Barber and Nail Instructor (C)

ICC Technical Institute

Houston, TX
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School Details

  • Type: Cosmetology School
  • 21 students completed this program

Programs

  • Cosmetology (C)
  • Facial Treatment Specialist (C)
  • Nail Technician (C)
  • Cosmetology, Barber and Nail Instructor (C)

Houston Community College System

Houston, TX
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 56 students completed this program

Programs

  • Cosmetology (C,A)
  • Barber (C,A)
  • Facial Treatment Specialist (C,A)
  • Cosmetology, Barber and Nail Instructor (C,A)

Franklin Beauty School

Houston, TX
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School Details

  • Type: Cosmetology School
  • 320 students completed this program

Programs

  • Cosmetology (C)
  • Cosmetology, Barber and Nail Instructor (C)
  • Personal Grooming Arts (C)

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