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Cosmetology & Barbering

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Encompass a broad range of specialty areas which include hairstyling, nail technology, and esthetics. Receive knowledge and manipulative skills in hair, nails, and skincare to be prepared for the workforce. Learn about safety and infection control in all aspects of the various disciplines. Study the professional skills to communicate effectively and make sound decisions. Take the licensure exam through the Wyoming State Board of Cosmetology after completion of the program.

Completion of this program does not guarantee licensure.

Applicants must meet the general admission requirements of Central Wyoming College. Admission to the college does not guarantee admission to the Cosmetology program; application to the program is a separate objective process.

CourseCredits
Small Business Management 3
Intro to Nail Technology 3
Nail Technology Lab 3
Intro to Skin Technology 3
Skin Technology Lab 2
Esthetics Concepts 3
Esthetics Concepts Lab 2
Science of Hair Removal 2
Intro to Hair Technology 3
Orientation to Cosmetology 2
Infection Control and Sci Standards 4
Hair Fundamentals 4
Cosmetology Lab I 3
Cosmetology Lab II 3
Clinical Applications III 4
Clinical Applications IV 6
Clinical Applications V 6
Advanced Cosmetology Assessment 4
Applied Math 3
CourseCredits
American & Wyoming Government 3

*General Education credits of ORAL, MATH, IT, and ART are embedded in the various program required courses.

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CERTIFICATES

Barbering No Chemicals

The field of Barbering encompasses a broad range of specialty areas including esthetics, straight razor shaving, and precision haircutting with a razor. The Certificate I in Barbering No Chemicals is designed to prepare the student with the knowledge and skills needed in hair and skincare. The program emphasizes safety and infection control in all aspects of the various disciplines. The student will also study professional skills to communicate effectively and make sound decisions. The program prepares the student to take the licensure exam through the Wyoming State Board of Barbering. Completion of this program does not guarantee licensure.

Applicants must meet the general admission requirements of Central Wyoming College and the Wyoming Board of Barbering Examiners.

Program Requirements

CourseCredits
Orientation for Barbering 2
Barber Clinical Applications I 6
Barbering Clinical Applications II 6
Barber Shop Mgmt and Business Methods 3
Barbering Hair Fundamentals I 4
Barbering Hair Fundamentals II 4
General Science of Barbering 4
Techniques in Barbering 4
Barbering Assessment 2
Applied Math 3

General Education Requirements

Embedded in program required courses. 

 

Barbering Stylist

The field of Barbering encompasses a broad range of specialty areas including esthetics, straight razor shaving, and precision haircutting with a razor. The Certificate I in Barbering is designed to prepare the student with the knowledge and the skills needed in hair and skincare. The program emphasizes safety and infection control in all aspects of the various disciplines The student will also study professional skills to communicate effectively and make sound decisions. The program prepares the student to take the licensure exam through the Wyoming State Board of Barbering. Completion of this program does not guarantee licensure.

Applicants must meet the general admission requirements of Central Wyoming College and the State of Wyoming Board of Barbering Examiners.

Program Requirements

CourseCredits
Orientation for Barbering 2
Barber Clinical Applications I 6
Barbering Clinical Applications II 6
Chemical Lab for Barbers 6
Barber Shop Management and Business Methods 3
Barbering Hair Fundamentals I 4
Barbering Hair Fundamentals II 4
General Science of Barbering 4
Theory of Chemicals 3
Techniques in Barbering 4
Barbering Assessment 2
Applied Math 3

General Education Requirements

Embedded in program required courses.

Esthetician Certificate I

The Esthetician Certificate program focuses on the care, health, and beauty of the skin. The students study the various skin types, disorders, infection control, and how general nutrition impacts skin health. Students are given the opportunity to become proficient in the use of electrotherapy, and light therapy within the skin area. The student will apply facial treatments, facial massage, the use of cosmetics, and skin care products. This program prepares the student to take the licensure exam from the Wyoming Board of Cosmetology. 

Explore gainful employment information, where you can find occupational information, estimated cost and time of program completion, and job placement opportunities. 

Completion of this program does not guarantee licensure

Program Requirements

CourseCredits
Small Business Management 3
Intro to Skin Technology 3
Skin Technology Lab 2
Esthetics Concepts 3
Esthetics Concepts Lab 2
Esthetics Assessment 2
Science of Hair Removal 2
Orientation to Cosmetology 2
Infection Control and Sci Standards 4
General Cosmetology Science 3
Clinical Applications IV 6
Applied Math 3

Hair Technician Certificate I

The Hair Technician program instructs students on how to apply the elements and principles of design to select, adapt, and execute hairstyles that are desirable to the client. Topics also include the application of chemical treatments, texturing, extensions, and examining how various hair types respond to styling practices. This program prepares the student to take the licensure exam from the Wyoming Board of Cosmetology. 

Explore gainful employment information, where you can find occupational information, estimated cost and time of program completion, and job placement opportunities. 

Completion of this program does not guarantee licensure

Program Requirements

CourseCredits
Introduction to Hair Technology 3
Orientation to Cosmetology 2
Infection Control and Sci Standards 4
Hair Fundamentals 4
Introduction to Hair Technology II 3
Hair Fundamentals II 2
General Cosmetology Science 3
Cosmetology Lab I 3
Cosmetology Lab II 3
Hair Technician Assessment 2
Clinical Applications III 4
Clinical Applications IV 6
Applied Math 3

Cosmetology Instructor Certificate II

The Cosmetology Instructor program encompasses any of the programs that prepare cosmetologists, barbers, hairstylists, nail technicians, and estheticians to teach their specializations in licensed and accredited schools of cosmetology and barbering. These programs include courses in cosmetology arts and sciences teaching principles; student learning styles; professional curricula development; instructional planning; instructional methods and aids; student counseling and career assistance; test development; and classroom/clinic management. This program prepares students to take the licensure exam from the Wyoming State Board of Cosmetology.

Completion of this program does not guarantee licensure

Program Requirements

CourseCredits
General Professional Standards I 3
Science of Teaching I 3
General Professional Standards II 3
Student Supervision 4
Instructor Assessment 1
Science of Teaching II 3
Instruction in the Lab 4
Infection & Regulations Review 1

Nail Technician Certificate II

The Nail Technician Certificate II Program is designed to prepare students for positions in the nail technician industry. The students in this program study comprehensive nail treatments including manicures, pedicures, hand, arm, foot, and leg massage. Students will also study proper cleaning, disinfection, and other skills for ensuring client safety during nail procedures. This program prepares students to take the licensure exam from the Wyoming State Board of Cosmetology. 

Completion of this program does not guarantee licensure

Program Requirements

CourseCredits
Intro to Nail Technology 3
Nail Technology Lab 3
Nail Technician Assessment 1
Orientation to Cosmetology 2
Infection Control and Sci Standards 4
General Cosmetology Science 3
Clinical Applications III 4

Appointments

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Available for K-12 and college students! 

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To schedule an appointment call 307-855-2326.

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MEET YOUR PROFESSOR

Dr. Lael Noonan

Director/Instructor of Cosmetology

Dr. Lael Noonan is the cosmetology director and instructor at Central Wyoming College.

Kaitlin Wood

Instructor of Cosmetology