Program Description: The Cosmetology program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in the field of cosmetology. Learning opportunities develop academic and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes specialized training in safety, sanitation, state laws, rules, and regulations, chemistry, anatomy and physiology, skin, hair, and nail diseases and disorders, hair treatments and manipulations, hair shaping, hair styling, artificial hair, braiding/intertwining hair, chemical reformation and application, skin and nail care, hair coloring, hair lightening, reception, sales, management, math, reading, writing, interpersonal relations development, computer skills, employability skills, and work ethics. The curriculum meets state licensing requirements of the State Board of Cosmetology. Program graduates receive a Cosmetology diploma and are employable as a cosmetology salesperson, cosmetologist, salon manager, or a salon owner.

Length of Program: Four (4) Semesters

Locations offered:
Moultrie VPC
Tift County High School
Moultrie (Industrial Drive)
Cairo High School College and Career Academy
Mitchell County High School
Turner County High School

Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will drape for a basic shampoo.
  • Students will perform a retouch relaxer.
  • Students will perform a retouch color.

Program Offered at the Following Sites: Moultrie-Veterans Parkway, Moultrie-Industrial, Thomasville, Tifton, Select High Schools

Length of Program: Four (4) Semesters.

Gainful Employment: For more information regarding this program including job placement rate, on-time graduation rate, costs, and occupational information, please view the Datasheet

Entrance Date: Beginning of each semester.

Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admissions criteria. Click for Entrance Score Requirements.

Age: N/A

Education: An applicant must be a high school graduate or the equivalent (GED). College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.

Advisor: A Program Advisor should be consulted prior to enrolling in any course. An advisor will be assigned by admissions.

Program Final Exit Point: Cosmetology, Diploma.

Credits Required for Graduation: 57 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.

For a comprehensive listing of services offered by the SRTC Cosmetology department please see the Service Menu.

Professional Licensing Boards Division

Georgia Board of Cosmetology and Barbers
237 Coliseum Drive
Macon, Georgia 31217-3858
Phone: 478-207-2440

Cosmetology Approved Sites:
SRTC-Moultrie - Veterans Parkway & Industrial Drive
Tift County High School
Turner County High School

Esthetician Approved Sites:

1st Term
Books: $1,372.21
Fees: $359.00
Tuition: $1,335.00
Total: $3,066.21

2nd Term
Books: $308.60
Fees: $284.00
Tuition: $1,068.00
Total: $1,660.60

3rd Term
Books: $316.87
Fees: $294.00
Tuition: $1,335.00
Total: $1,945.87

4th Term
Books: $265.10
Fees: $324.00
Tuition: $1,335.00
Total: $1,924.10

Curriculum Credits

Curriculum Credits

1: Basic Skills Courses (8 Hours)


ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I 3
And one of the following (2-3 Hours) 2
EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relat & Prof Dev 2
PSYC 1010 Basic Psychology 3
And one of the following (3 hours) 9
MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics 3
MATH 1013 Algebraic Concepts 3
MATH 1015 Geometry and Trigonometry 3

2: Institutional Credit (3 hours)


COLL 1500 Student Success 3

3: Occupational Courses (47 hours)


COSM 1120 Salon Management 3
COSM 1110 Hair Services Practicum III 3
COSM 1100 Hair Services Practicum II 3
COSM 1090 Hair Services Practicum I 3
COSM 1080 Physical Hair Services Practic 3
COSM 1070 Nail Care&Advanced Techniques 3
COSM 1060 Fundamentals of Skin Care 3
COSM 1050 Hair Color 3
COSM 1040 Styling 3
COSM 1030 Haircutting 3
COSM 1020 Hair Care and Treatment 3
COSM 1010 Chemical Texture Services 3
COSM 1000 Intro to Cosmetology Theory 4
COMP 1000 Intro to Computer Literacy 3
COSM 1115 Hair Services Practicum IV 2
COSM 1125 Skin and Nail Care Practicum 2

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