Apr 26, 2019  
2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Cosmetology, Certificate Level I

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The Cosmetology Operator Program is 1500 clock hours as prescribed by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) and the State Legislature. NOTE: A criminal background clearance may be required before acceptance into any cosmetology program.

Students taking classes to become a Cosmetologist, Nail Tech, Esthetician or a Cosmetology Instructor must take and pass the exam given by the TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING AND REGULATIONS to get their license. A license issued by the state of Texas is required before a student can work in the field of Cosmetology.

Gainful Employment

The US Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation.” Howard College is committed to creating an educated workforce by offering occupational programs that lead to gainful employment.

Gainful Employment Information for Cosmetology, Certificate Level I

Total: 16 (Clock Hours: 512)

Total: 14 (Clock Hours: 560)

Total: 12 (Clock Hours: 448)

Total for First Year: 42 (Clock Hours: 1520)

1 Capstone course.

 *Course may be articulated through an approved high school dual credit agreement.

**In order to progress from one semester to another, students must earn a passing grade in each required course. Students who do not pass a course must enroll in the same course the next semester. Students will not earn clock hours until they attend class hours equal to the course(s) failed.

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