Our Teaching MethodLevel 1
- Introductory work in skills and theory covering:
Unit (A) Basic training in styling, haircutting and permanents
Unit (B) Basic training in all chemical applications
Unit (C) Basic background in anatomy, physiology, chemistry, sterilization, etc...Level 2
- Students begin to work with live models in the clinic area under instructor supervision. Time is devoted to teaching specialized activities.Level 3
- Additional clinic work under instructor supervision and advanced work in hair shaping, styling, salon management, and related material.
The length of the Cosmetology course is mandated by state law and consists of 1500 clock hours of in-school training. This is required by the Indiana Board of Cosmetology.
* The fee for our student kit, books, and mannequin is non-refundable after they have been issued to the student. An extra fee will be charged to all Cosmetology students who fail to complete their 1500 hours of training within the allotted contract dates. This charge will be applied only after the contract ending date. An administration fee of $150.00 will be charged to any student who discontinues prior to graduation with the exception of extenuating circumstances.
The U.S. Department of Labor's Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) name and code for Cosmetology is: 39-5012.00 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists. Please visit the Department of Labor's website at the following link to obtain information on this field of occupation.http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/39-5012.00
Along with the Department of Labor the National Center for Education Statistics provides data concerning cosmetology under the following CIP code: 12.0401. Use this code at the following link.http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/cipcode/Default.aspx?y=55
You can also access statistical data about our schools on the College Navigator website at the following link.http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator
The Completion, Placement, and Licensure rates for this program as submitted to our accrediting agency; the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences in our Annual Report are as follows:
The Combined Rates for both campuses and all programs for 2016:
Licensure: 89.89%Fort Wayne Campus:
74.36% or 58 of the 78 students in this program scheduled to graduate in 2016 went on to graduate;
86.21% or 50 of the 58 students that graduated in that year have found jobs in the industry; and
93.10% or 54 of the 58 students of the program taking the state board exam in 2016 passed the examination.Kokomo Campus:
40.00% or 6 of the 15 students in this program scheduled to graduate in 2016 went on to graduate;
50.00% or 3 of the 6 students that graduated in that year have found jobs in the industry; and
100% or 4 of the 4 students of the program taking the state board exam in 2016 passed the examination.
The State of Indiana requires that each student obtain a license from the State to become employed in Indiana. For information on factors that may prevent a student from obtaining such a license please visit the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency website.