Saturday – September 21, 2019

Cosmetology (2019-2020)

Technical Diploma
School of Business / Human Services Career Cluster

Downtown Milwaukee Campus
Program Code: 31-502-1

 

For Information: 414-297-6395
Downtown Milwaukee Campus, 414-297-MATC

This program is in compliance with the State of Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services, 1400 East Washington Avenue, P.O. Box 8935, Madison, WI 53708; 608-266-2112.

 

Overview — Develop the skills, including a wide range of hair services, nail services and customer service abilities, needed to enter the cosmetology profession.

When you complete this program, which is in compliance with the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services, you become eligible to take the state board licensing examination for Cosmetology. The program can be completed in one year to 18 months, including attendance throughout the summer months. 

Keys to your success are effective speaking and listening skills, the ability to work well with others, strong customer service focus, organization and time management skills, and good manual dexterity. An artistic sense and the ability to visualize hairstyles are important. You must be able to work efficiently under pressure, and sell products and services.
 

Note: In addition to tuition and textbooks, students must purchase a tool/equipment kit, approximately $1,500. For information about the Cosmetologist apprenticeship program, call 414-571-4743.

 

Career Pathway: This program is being developed as a pathway. Contact an MATC advisor for information.

 

Career Outlook — Employment prospects for cosmetologists are excellent. Typical job titles are cosmetologist, hair and scalp specialist, stylist, colorist, manicurist and makeup artist. With additional training, experience and/or licensing, you could become a manager, owner, instructor, manufacturer's representative or guest artist.

View gainful employment data about this program

 

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Perform shampoo, haircut, and style services
  • Perform skin care services
  • Perform chemical services
  • Perform nail services
  • Develop business practices for industry success

 

Admission Requirement

  • A high school diploma or GED

 

Possible Careers
Cosmetologist
Cosmetology Instructor/Educator
Cosmetology Product Representative
Salon Owner
Stylist


Related Programs
Barber Apprenticeship
Cosmetologist Apprenticeship
Aesthetician
Barber
 

Start Dates: August/January

Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements.
Eight-Week Terms
( ) = Semester Order for Full-Time Students

 

COURSES

Credits

   
(1)

BARCOS-300

Shampoo and Scalp Treatments ‡

2

   
(1)

BARCOS-302

Women's Haircut 1 ‡

2

   
(1)

BARCOS-304

Permanent Wave ‡

2

   
(1)

BARCOS-306

Esthetics 1 ‡

2

   
(1)

BARCOS-314

Hairstyle 1 ‡

2

   
(1)

BARCOS-301

Men's Haircut 1 ‡

 

2

   
(1)

BARCOS-309

Chemical Relaxing ‡

 

2

   
(1)

BARCOS-310

Hair Tinting ‡

 

2

   
(1)

BARCOS-315

Hairstyle 2 ‡

 

2

   
(1)

BARCOS-307

Esthetics 2 ‡

 

1

   
(2)

BARCOS-324

Business Skills for Barbers/Cosmetologists

 

1

   
(2)

BARCOS-305

Women's Haircut 2 ‡

 

2

   
(2)

BARCOS-312

Advanced Color ‡  

1

   
(2)

BARCOS-320

Client Services 1 ‡

 

1

   
(2)

BARCOS-329

Basic Artificial Nail Concepts ‡

 

1

   
(2)

BARCOS-319

Natural Haircare and Braiding ‡

 

1

   
(2)

BARCOS-321

Hair Extensions ‡

 

1

   
(2)

BARCOS-303

Men's Haircut 2 ‡

 

2

   
(2)

BARCOS-313

Hair Color Correction ‡

 

1

   
(2)

BARCOS-317

Barber/Cosmetology Theory

 

1

   
(2)

BARCOS-323

Client Services 2 ‡

 

1

   
(2)

BARCOS-326

Client Services 3 ‡

 

1

   
(2)

BARCOS-330

Business Management Skills for Barbers/Cosmetologists

 

2

   
(3)

BARCOS-308

Nail Services ‡

 

2

   
(3)

BARCOS-316

Advanced Style ‡

 

1

   
(3)

BARCOS-327

Client Services 4 ‡

 

1

   
(3)

BARCOS-328

Client Services 5 ‡

 

1

   
(3)

BARCOS-335

State Board Review ‡

 

3

   
(3)

MATH-304

Math Principles 1 ‡

 

1

   
 


TOTAL CREDITS: 44

     


‡ Prerequisite required. 

Program curriculum requirements are subject to change.

For class times and locations or to register online, visit INFOnline.

Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements.

 

Page updated April 2019.