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In JCCC’s Cosmetology program, you will acquire the skills to be successful in the beauty industry through hands-on classroom opportunities and experience in our own salon.

What Will I Learn in JCCC's Programs?

At JCCC, you have four different programs from which to choose: Cosmetology, Cosmetology Instructor, Esthetics or Nail Technology.

Our instruction involves interactive classrooms and real-world experience. Whichever program you choose, you will graduate with the expertise to become certified or licensed, then be ready to serve your clients.

Cosmetology Program

Our program teaches you everything from hair coloring to skin care and nail technology. The program requires completion of 45 credit hours, which can go toward an associate degree. You will also be prepared to pass the Kansas State Board of Cosmetology License exam.

After passing the exam, you’ll be ready to find a job. With this degree or certificate, you can work in a salon of any kind. Many of our graduates work at local salons or spas. These beauty school graduates offer skin and hair treatments of all kinds.

Cosmetology Instructor Training

JCCC’s Cosmetology Instructor training program prepares experienced cosmetologists to become a licensed instructor of cosmetology. This program requires you to take 60 hours of lecture and 240 hours of clinical supervision and classroom teaching. You will learn the characteristics of instructors, student motivation, and teaching and evaluation methods.

Our program has even created its own teachers. Some of our instructors are former students.

Esthetics Program

JCCC’s Esthetics program focuses on training in skincare services, including identifying and treating a variety of skin issues. Instruction covers giving facials, makeup applications, light therapy, and hair removal methods. Upon completion of the required 46 hours, you will earn an Esthetics certificate.

Nail Technology Program

Learn how to provide high-quality manicures and pedicures in JCCC’s Nail Technology program. Instruction also covers sanitation, diseases and disorders of the nail, and best business practices. You will be prepared to pass the Kansas State Board of Cosmetology Manicurist licensure exams.

Why JCCC for Cosmetology Programs?

JCCC has successfully prepared graduates for careers in the beauty, hair, skincare, and nail salon industries. Our programs are unique because they allow you to enroll in small cosmetology classes. We focus on more personalized instruction and individualized help from instructors.

The cosmetology instructors are licensed practitioners with extensive knowledge and training in their specialties. You will gain experience working in JCCC’s full-service salon, as well.

JCCC’s track record shows that our graduates achieve high passing rates on the Kansas Board of Cosmetology Licensing exams.

Don't forget that we offer great value. At JCCC, you can receive a great education for less. Our tuition rates are lower than other nearby programs. Plus, we offer financial aid.

Resources and Tools at JCCC

JCCC has a variety of tools and resources to help you succeed. The School of Cosmetology also offers special benefits while you are in the program.

Our Cosmetology Advisory Board is made up of industry professionals who can share retail ideas and help you keep current on trends.

JCCC gives you the choice of earning a certificate or an associate degree. The 45 credits earned in a cosmetology certificate also go toward the degree program credit hour requirements. This means you only need 15 additional credits past the certificate to earn an associate degree. Many students choose to take business and marketing courses.

Enrollment in the JCCC School of Cosmetology occurs only twice a year, unlike other cosmetology schools that hold enrollment monthly. Having biannual enrollment means that you will be among the same peers throughout the program, allowing you to collaborate and network.

Lastly, you will have access to the Career Development Center. This is where you can get career advice and help writing résumés, along with guidance on applying for open positions in salons.

Our counselors can assist you throughout your time at JCCC. Should you have questions about which program is right for you, reach out to an academic counselor.

This is a selective admission program. See how to apply