Human Service Careers

The Human Service Careers Department offers workforce courses in these program areas: 

The Cosmetology Program offers opportunities for full-time or part-time students to complete requirements for a Cosmetology Operator’s License, Esthetic Specialty License or Instructor Certificate.

The goal of the program is to provide students with the skills and the theoretical foundation to be exceptional cosmetologists and estheticians.

There is a limit on the number of students who can be in the program each semester. Specialty courses include specialization in Esthetic Specialty License and Instructor License. All courses are designed for the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulations Examination for License in Texas.

Admission Requirements

  1. To be permitted into the Certificate Program, applicants must provide the Cosmetology program coordinator with proof of a High School Diploma or GED Certificate.
  2. Transfer applicants must meet with the Cosmetology program coordinator to determine course placement. Students must bring unofficial transcripts when meeting with the program coordinator.
  3. Applicants must be in good physical health.
  4. Upon acceptance into the Cosmetology Program, applicants must provide and meet all Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation requirements.

Graduation Requirements

To be eligible for a certificate (Cosmetology), students must have completed each of the Cosmetology-related courses with a “C” or better. Students who do not meet this requirement may retake courses to meet graduation requirements. Students are trained and prepared to take the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation Examination located in cities throughout Texas.

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