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Jenna Chapman
Cosmetology Coordinator
(828) 448-3548

Kayla Buff
Cosmetology Faculty
(828) 448-3539


You’re An Artist… With A Different Canvas


As a student in our program, you‘ll get hands-on instruction in a brand-new, modern salon-style setting. We will cover hairstyling, manicure/pedicure, make-up application, skin care, and much more.

When you complete the program, you will be qualified to sit for the State Board of Cosmetic Arts examination, earning your license if you pass the exam.

Career Opportunities

Licensed cosmetologists have many career options, including:

  • Stylist
  • Platform Artist
  • Salon Owner/Manager
  • Makeup Artist
  • Sales Consultant
  • Educator


High School Students

In addition to traditional students, the program will also be open for high school juniors and seniors to enroll.


What You Will Study

Cosmetology students at WPCC have several options available to them. Find out about the classes you could take below:

Cosmetology - A.A.S.

Earn an Associate in Applied Science degree (67 Semester Hours)


Cosmetology - Diploma

Earn a diploma (43 Semester Hours)


Cosmetology - Certificate

Earn a certificate (34 semester Hours)


Cosmetology Instructor

A certificate for someone seeking to teach cosmetology (24 Semester Hours)


Manicuring/Nail Technology

A certificate program specializing in nail health and beauty  (12 Semester Hours)


Manicuring Instructor

Specialized training for someone seeking to teach manicuring (13 Semester Hours)


Get More Information

Want more information about WPCC’s new Cosmetology program? Tell us more about yourself, and we’ll be in touch.

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