Cosmetology Program

Last Updated: 11/30/2020 8:22 PM

Are you creative? Do you like to work with people? You may want to consider the opportunities the Cosmetology program has for you. By providing the public with a well-groomed appearance, you help everyone put their best foot forward.


Virtual Open House

Information about our programs and our virtual open house can be found at



Students develop skills through hands-on practice as well as textbook instruction that is required by the National Skills Standards. At the end of their senior year, students will take the Ohio State Board of Cosmetology Exam to receive their license. Potential students must have the discipline needed to have excellent school attendance in order to meet the 1500 hour requirement to take the State Board Exam.


Experience and Skills Gained


  • Bacteriology, anatomy, chemistry & skin disease
  • Classic French twist, roller setting, and perm wraps
  • Spa facials and waxing
  • Precision hair cutting and razor texturizing
  • 12 level hair color and foil weaving techniques
  • Advanced braiding and up-do styling
  • Nail art, hot oil manicures, and hand dips
  • Wigs and extensions
  • State Board Examination preparation
  • Industry professionalism
  • Workforce standards and employer expectations


Opportunities After Graduation

Successful Cosmetology students find employment right out of high school. As many of our former students have found, diversified employment opportunities are available.


A Few of the Career Opportunities

  • Salon Stylist
  • Salon Manager
  • Salon Owner
  • Teacher
  • State Board Examiner/Inspector


Specialist Areas

  • Nail Technician
  • Day Spa Technician
  • Product Educator
  • Design Team Member
  • Platform Artist
  • Hair Color
  • Wigs/ Extensions
  • Skincare
  • Makeup


College Scholarship Opportunities

$3,000 scholarships are available from Clark State Community College and Sinclair Community College to qualified students.


Credentials/ Certifications - ODE Value

Ohio State Board of Cosmetology-License of Cosmetology - 12 Points


Clark State Community College - Sem. Hrs.

ITS 1105     Computer Concepts and Software Applications - 3 Credits


Hocking College - Sem. Hrs.

BUS 1100     Small Business Management - 3 Credits


Students will have the opportunity to earn credentials and college credits based on final program grades and /or test scores.

All credentials and college credits are current as of the posting of this website, but are subject to change.

Additional Info

Springfield-Clark Career Technology Center | 1901 Selma Road | Springfield, OH 45505
Phone: 937.325.7368
Fax: 937.325.7452