Schools that offer cosmetology degrees include Los Angeles Trade-Tech Community College, Guilford Technical Community College, Walla Walla Community College, Western Nebraska Community College and Yuba College. These schools offer an associate's degree program in cosmetology, which typically is a 2-year program. Students gain skills in make-up application, hair styling, nail care and salon management, which enables them to gain employment in hair salons and other businesses.
Los Angeles Trade-Tech Community College offers an associate in arts degree in cosmetology. As of 2015, students are required to complete 48 units of cosmetology courses plus 18 units of general education requirements. Courses include Freshman Cosmetology, Introduction to Hair Coloring and Styling, Tinting, Senior Salon and Contemporary Hair Styling. Graduates are prepared to take the state board cosmetology exam.
Guilford Technical Community College is located in Jamestown, North Carolina and offers students an associates in applied science program in cosmetology, which requires 70 credits. Courses offers include Cosmetology Concepts I, Computerized Salon Operations, Contemporary Hair Coloring, Business Management and Contemporary Design. Graduates are able to take the State Board of Cosmetic Arts examination and receive their licenses.
Other schools with cosmetology degree programs include Spokane Community College, Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College, Vincennes University, Weatherford College and Southern Union State Community College.