Adult Cosmetology

Mrs. Debbie Mollica
CIP Code: 12.0401



A career-opportunity in cosmetology has endless benefits. You can do anything from working in a salon to owning your own day spa!  This full time, daytime course prepares you for the PA State Board of Cosmetology exam. Topics included in this course include but are not limited to Spa Treatment,  Color Analysis, Advance Skin Care, Hair cutting,, Permanent Waving, Hair Coloring and Highlighting, Manicures and Pedicures, Scalp Treatments, Hair Straightening, Facials, Safety, and Sanitation and Disinfection.

The Adult Cosmetology course at CCCTC is a 9 month, 1250 hour course of study. Classes are Monday–Friday from 8:00 am-3:30 pm for 180 days. Students learn all aspects of Cosmetology including, but not limited to:

  • Advanced Hair Cutting
  • Chemical Texturizing
  • Advanced Hair Coloring
  • Hair Extensions
  • Spa Manicures & Pedicures
  • Nail Enhancements
  • Advanced Skin Care
  • State Board Preparation
  • Clinical Training
  • Hairshow Participation

It’s YOUR Decision!

Would you rather work for a living or enjoy a career? Because of the increasing population, incomes and demand for cosmetology services, the cosmetology field continues to increase in the job-market. The growing trend of nail services and day spas are opening numerous job opportunities. The decision is yours. With cosmetology, your opportunities are endless! If you enjoy working with the public, communicate well and have the much needed “people skills,” then cosmetology may be the career for you.

Our course also offers our students:

  • Job Readiness Skills
  • Job Placement Assistance
  • Career Follow-Up Interview

What are the benefits?

A career-opportunity in cosmetology has endless benefits. You can do anything from working in a salon to owning your own day spa! Depending on the geographic region, your full-time salary for a salon employee can be $35,000, inclusive of tips. The following are just a few ideas of what you can become with your cosmetology degree:

  • Salon or Day Spa
  • Hairstylist
  • Beauty Care Product Distributor
  • Salon Manager
  • Salon Sales Consultant
  • Platform Artist
  • Funeral Home Hairdresser
  • Nail Technician
  • Company Representative
  • Esthetician

Salary Information:

There is “Zero unemployment” in the industry. Average salon income including tips averages about $18.50 per hour. Salon owners averaged $22.03 per hour. Salaries earned are based on experience, abilities, quality of work, enthusiasm, and personality.

$11,100.00 – Includes books and kit and NOCTI
Estimated expenses not included in tuition:
Criminal Record Check – $22.00
Child Abuse Clearance – $13.00
Federal Criminal History Record-$23.85
Uniforms (black pants, white shirt, black closed-toe shoes) – $100.00
Smock – $30.00
State Board Fees – Application Fee $10.00
Examination Fee – $100.00

Academic Year:  9 months/1250 hours
Start Date: August 
Schedule:  Monday-Friday, 8:00 pm-3:30 pm