Career Paths

  • Hairdresser

  • Esthetician/Facialist

  • Master Barber/Barber Stylist

  • Nail Technician

  • Makeup Artist

  • Cosmetics Salesperson

  • Salon/Spa Owner/Manager

  • Professional Image Consultant

  • Cosmetology Instructor

  • Salon Coordinator

  • Receptionist

  • Stylist Assistant

  • Fashion Stylist

  • Shampoo Assistant

Articulation Agreements

NH State Board of Barbering, Cosmetology & Esthetics

Mission Statement:

The mission of the program is to provide students a quality cosmetology education, by preparing students for licensing and gainful employment and/or post secondary education..


COSMETOLOGY OPERATOR COURSE- 1500 CLOCK HOURS—the Cosmetology course utilizes the most comprehensive, up-to- date principles and technology of teaching cosmetology. It offers a step-by- step, practical development of the subject matter to help lay the foundation for a better understanding of the nature of hair and skin as protein substances and the products used in professional beauty culture work. The cosmetology course of study is designed to prepare students for the state licensing examination and employment. The knowledge and skills will help prepare our graduating students to keep pace with the new techniques which are developed and to prepare the student for work as a hair designer, salon manager, hair colorist, salon owner, product demonstrator, etc. The jobs are endless in this fast, pace growing industry!

Course combines classroom theory and practical clinic hours.

Cosmetology 1 - One block per day 300 credit hours

Hairstyling, Infection Control, History of Hair, Professional Image, Nail Art, Special Effects Make Up, Intro to Haircutting

Cosmetology 2 - One block per day+ 360 credit hours

Manicuring, Pedicuring, Waxing, Make Up, Facials & review all skills from year 1

Cosmetology 3 - Two blocks per day+ 900 credit hours

Haircolor, Perm Wave, Chemical Textures, Artificial Nail Enhancements, Wigs, Salon Business, Advanced Haircutting , state board prep & review all skills from year 1 & year 2

Cosmetology ELO - After school one day per week 100 credit hr/year

Students will perform all skills learned on clients gaining real world experience and credit hours towards certification.

Examples of Special projects, field trips, job shadow, individual student needs, etc

Full day seminars @ various vendors

Full day Leadership seminars

Full day salon seminars

Special afterschool seminars/guest speakers

Various Hair Shows

Various community service events ie: cut a thons, student to student events etc.

ELO (Extended Learning Opportunities)

Summer Camp

February Vacation Camp

April Vacation Camp

Skills USA Spring Leadership Conference

Skills USA National Leadership Conference

After school individual help/instruction

Lunch clinic hours 11:30 to 12:30 every school day (make up hours)

Job Shadow @ various salon/spas/businesses

MST Cosmetology will provide professional products/tools needed for clinic/class assignment.

Post Secondary Opportunities

Cosmetology 1 & 2 @ up to 360 credit hours transferrable to Cosmetology post secondary

Barber Crossover License

Esthetics License

Nail Technician License

As part of our Team Work orientation project, each student designed a puzzle piece that represents themselves.