Robeson Community College
Header Image

Cosmetology

The Cosmetology curriculum is designed to provide competency-based knowledge, scientific/artistic principles, and hands-on fundamentals associated with the cosmetology industry. The curriculum provides a simulated salon environment which enables students to develop manipulative skills.

Course work includes instruction in all phases of professional imaging, hair design, chemical processes, skin care, nail care, multi-cultural practices, business/computer principles, product knowledge, and other selected topics.

Graduates should qualify to sit for the State Board of Cosmetic Arts examination. Upon successfully passing the State Board exam, graduates will be issued a license. Employment is available in beauty salons and related businesses.

CAREER OPTIONS

The cosmetology program is designed to prepare students through classroom and practical instruction to master concepts in all phases of professional imaging, hair design, chemical processes, skin care, nail care, multi-cultural practices, business/computer principles, product knowledge, and other selected topics.

Upon graduation students should qualify to take the North Carolina State Board Examination required for licensure as a Cosmetologist. Upon successfully passing the State Board exam, graduates will be issued a license. Employment is available in beauty salons as skin care specialist, nail technicians, platform artist, and other related areas.

Job opportunities and careers are unlimited in this field. Cosmetologists may choose to work in the industry for companies as platform artist, or they may work in a doctor’s office as a skin care specialist.

Career paths as a licensed Cosmetologist include:

  • Hair Color Technician
  • Hair Textural Technician
  • Make Up Artist
  • Skin Care Technician
  • Salon Trainer
  • Salon Manager
  • Distributor Sales Consultant
  • Platform Artist
  • Manicurist
  • Educator
  • Entrepreneur

Entry-Level Salary

Depending on location, salary can range from $25,000 to $50,000 per year. (NCWorks Online)

ESSENTIAL SKILLS
  • Highly motivated to work with the public
  •  Strong sense of ethical behavior
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Effective oral, written and communication skills.
COSMETOLOGY (AAS)

Course work includes instruction in all phases of professional imaging, hair design, chemical processes, skin care, nail care, multi-cultural practices, business/computer principles, product knowledge, and other selected topics.

The Cosmetology AAS Degree is a 64 credit hour program including 15 hours of general education.

For more information on the program, https://catalog.robeson.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=4&poid=375&returnto=267

COSMETOLOGY DIPLOMA

Course work includes instruction in all phases of professional imaging, hair design, chemical processes, skin care, nail care, multi-cultural practices, business/computer principles, product knowledge, and other selected topics.

Graduates should qualify to sit for the State Board of Cosmetic Arts examination. Upon successfully passing the State Board exam, graduates will be issued a license. Employment is available in beauty salons and related businesses.

The Cosmetology, Diploma is a 48 credit hour program.

For more information on the program, https://catalog.robeson.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=4&poid=375&returnto=267

PINGOL, ROSITA

Instructor | Building – 3
Email: rpingol@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3423

 

RANSOM, MARY

Instructor | Building – 3
Email: mransom@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3422

 

WORSLEY, VELMA

Cosmetology Instructor | Building – 3
Email: vworsley@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3421