Frequently Asked Questions


 What do you do in Cosmetology?

Students are exposed to all areas of Cosmetology which includes shampooing, manicuring hairstyling, hair coloring, perm waving chemical relaxing and all theory related subjects. A main focus of the Cosmetology program is to develop professional attitude, employability skills, communication skills and technical skills needed to obtain a Cosmetology License in the state of Michigan.

What kind of jobs can I pursue?

Cosmetology is designed to prepare students for employment in various related positions such as: stylist, instructor, sales representative, manicurist, esthetician, color specialist or salon owner.

What does it take to become state certified?

Upon completion of 1500 hours and passing a Pre-State exam , the student will be given a certification for Cosmetology and be recommended to take the State of Michigan exam. When they pass the State exam both written and practical with a 75% or higher, they will receive a license to practice Cosmetology in the State of Michigan. Licenses are transferable from state to state as long as they meet each state's requirements.

Is this a one or two year program?

Two years

Am I required to have my own transportation?

Yes, because Cosmetology meets for a longer period of time than the normal CACC programs, plus some Saturdays.