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Cosmetology Degrees

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Median Salary: $22,770

Job Growth Outlook 2012-22: 13%

The median annual wage for career opportunities from this program with an associate degree, according to the US Department of Labor and Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Are you a natural?

Career experts say that finding a job you love means you’ll never work another day in your life. If people tell you you’re a natural, or you just love all things beauty, this program is for you.

Cosmetology is a part of the larger beauty industry. Regardless of the area of specialty you choose, you’ll be able to help people look their best. More and more customers are relying on a cosmetologists’ expertise to find styles and products that fit their unique characteristics.

You will be ready to thrive in one of the 10 most profitable businesses in the world if you choose Kirtland Community College’s Cosmetology program. Your expertise will always be in demand.

Who does well in it?

People who are:

have lots of energy
love to be around people

What would you do?

One or a few of these:

hair colorist
skin care specialist
makeup artist
nail technician
salon manager or owner
cosmetology instructor

Give your creativity credibility

If you choose to be a full-time cosmetology student, you can obtain your certificate in just 13 months. You’ll earn the credibility you need to make a career out of cosmetology.

Our state-of-the-art facilities will allow you to sharpen the skills you’ll need with hands-on training in one of the best cosmetology programs in Michigan. We’ll prepare you to pass the state exam and earn the license that will allow you to practice your craft.

You can take advantage of Kirtland’s flexible enrollment dates, including a double semester in the summer, and complete your cosmetology studies quickly.

Where would you work?

in a salon
in YOUR salon
at a make-up company
for a beauty magazine