• Work in a full-service recently updated interactive salon

• Evaluate, recommend, and create hair designs to exceed client expectations

• Use advanced techniques to deliver a wide range of skin care and nail treatments

Amazing Alumni

Is this you?

  • I am attentive to detail
  • I am a good listener
  • I am creative
  • I enjoy hands-on projects

Admissions Standards

  • 2.0 GPA
  • C or Better in Biology & other Science Courses
  • Credit earned in Algebra 1
  • Attendance Considered

Career Opportunities Upon Graduation:

  • Licensed Cosmetologist
  • Nail Technician
  • Hair Colorist
  • Esthetician
  • Make-Up Artist
  • Retail Specialist
  • Licensed Esthetician

With additional Training/Education:

  • Managing Cosmetologist
  • Salon Owner
  • Cosmetology Instructor
  • Spa Manager
  • State Cosmetology Inspector
  • Massage/Spa Therapist
  • Professional Service Manager

CERTIFICATIONS: *Earn ODE Credential Points Toward Graduation
(*Earn up to 13 Ohio Department of Education (ODE) Credential Points toward Graduation during your junior and senior years)

• Ohio State Board of Cosmetology (*12 points)
• American Heart Association CPR & First Aid (*1 point)
• OSHA 10 (*1 point)

Non-ODE Certifications
• Tanning Bed Operator

To be successful in this field, students must be able to:
• Use hands to control or feel objects or tools
• Stand for long periods of time
• See details of objects that are less than a few feet away
• See differences between colors, shades and brightness
• Follow confidentiality guidelines used in the profession

Typical Wages:

  • $12 to $25/hour—depending on your efforts
  • Salon Managers can make $29,000 to $42,000
  • Hair Stylists—$32,540 average/year

Some Area Employers Include:
Penzone Salon & Spa, Salon Lofts, Rejuvenations, Visible Changes, Tangles, Salon 122, Life Spa in Dublin, Holiday Hair, Great Clips, Art of Style, Shapers, Urban Posh Salon

Partnering with:

  • The University of Akron: Summit College—22 credits awarded with Cosmetology License; Associate of Arts Degree
  • North Central State College
    Offers 20 credit hours for licensed Cosmetologists toward a Professional Services Management associate degree program—used to open your own business, pursue a bachelor’s degree or both.

Career Focus:
Prepared for Ohio Board Licensing Exam for Cosmetologist, leading to immediate employment

Tri-Rivers Career Center  affirms that equal opportunities are offered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, military status, national origin, disability, age, and ancestry of person.

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