• Cosmetology

    The COSMETOLOGY program trains students to become licensed cosmetologists by fulfilling the 1000 hour state training requirement to prepare them for the Massachusetts Cosmetology licensing examination.  Students will become skilled in a variety of areas including hair, skin, and nails to be ready for a creative, evolving, and interactive profession.  Additional topics in the diverse curriculum include anatomy and physiology, chemistry, and salon management.  Utilizing the on-campus, full-service salon, students have the opportunity to work with clients one on one to practice their practical and communication skills.  Upon completion of the 1000 hour training with instructors and passing the state exam, students are eligible to participate in the Cooperative Education program and gain employment in local hair salons, nail salons, and spas.    

    Program Highlights

    • Hair Styling/Design
    • Nail Care
    • Skin Care 
    • Coloring/Perming Techniques
    • Anatomy and Chemistry
    • Licensing/Certification Opportunities
    • Salon Management
    • Applied Cosmetology: Mathematics, Science and Theory
    • S/P2 Safety Credential
    • Barbicade Infection Control Certification

    Careers Pathways

    • Hairstylist/Colorist
    • Esthetician (Skin Care Specialist)
    • Nail Technician
    • Salon Owner/Manager
    • Make-Up Artist
    • Platform Artist
    • Sales Representative/Distributor
    • Educator


    Students work toward Massachusetts State Licensure by completing a 1,000-hour program and by passing a Massachusetts State Board written and Practical examination.

    Articulation agreements exist as some Cosmetology State Board Hours may be applied toward programs such as Barbering, Manicuring and Esthetics. 

    Students provide the following services to the public at a significant savings:

    • Shampoo and Blow-dry styling
    • Roller sets
    • Haircuts/Clipper Cuts/Kids cuts
    • Braiding
    • Scalp Treatments
    • Basic Manicures/Soak-off gels
    • Basic Facials and waxing
    • Color/Foil highlight
    • Permanent Waves

    HOURS OF SERVICE: 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Appointment times are made according to the time requirements for service being provided.  Walk-ins are welcome, time-permitting.
    Please call our direct line (978) 671-3677 to book an appointment.