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To give students the opportunity to acquire a broad knowledge of both the science and art of Cosmetology, and be able to use the knowledge as a foundation to be successful in the profession of Cosmetology.  Students will develop his/her physical dexterity and manipulative skills and develop loyalty and enthusiasm for the profession. Successful completion of the West Virginia Cosmetology Program prepares the graduate to take the WV State Board examination which is necessary to obtain a license for an entry – level position as a hairstylist, hair designer, or cosmetologist.

Program Details:

  • 1800 Hours (30 hours per week for 60 weeks)

  • Registration: $100

  • Tuition for complete program $15,000

  • Tuition includes all books and supplies

Program Description:

Cosmetology is the study of the skin, hair and nails.  The art of cosmetology is the actual performance of the many beauty cultural practices.  To derive the utmost benefit from Cosmetology; practical performance, demonstration and practice are employed in conjunction with the study of theory.

Subject  /  Hours Required


General professional information

The science of cosmetology

Professional cosmetology


The science of Esthetics

Skin Science

General Aesthetics

The science of Nail Technology

Basic procedures

The Art of Nail Technology

Total Hours: 


Practical 0 / Theory 100 Hours

Practical 50 / Theory 200 Hours 

Practical 400 / Theory 50 Hours

Practical 100 / Theory 100 Hours

Practical 50 / Theory 117 Hours

Practical 90 / Theory 40 Hours

Practical 167 / Theory 36 Hours

Practical 100 / Theory 64 Hours

Practical 80 / Theory  12 Hours

Practical 113 / Theory 21 Hours

1,800 {30 hours per week for 60 weeks }                 

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