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Cosmetology: 1600 Hours

International College of Cosmetology (ICOC) is one of the leaders in Cosmetology education. For more than 20 years, over one hundred thousand of our graduates have entered professional careers in the beauty industry as licensed cosmetologists.

If you are creative and passionate, and enjoy working with your hands and interacting with people, a career as a Licensed Cosmetologist could be perfect for you! You can be on your way to a rewarding career where you can put your creative talents to use.

Students enrolled in our Cosmetology program receive practical training and technical instruction that includes hair cutting, hair styling, hair coloring, texturizing, skin care, makeup, nail care, salon management and state board training.

You’ll receive traditional classroom training; however, the majority of training is acquired through real-life experience with guests. This format provides an exceptional learning experience that prepares students with a solid background in the cosmetology industry.

After program completion, you can follow your dreams to a lucrative career as a licensed cosmetologist.


10 Months Course

  • 40 hours/week

12 Months Course

  • 32 hours/week

17-18 Months Course

  • 25 hours/week

The practice of cosmetology is all or any combination of the following: Click Here

 Health and Safety

• Laws and Regulations
• Health and Safety
• Disinfection and Sanitation
• Anatomy and Physiology
• Practical Training – Hair Dressing
• Hair styling
• Permanent Waving/Chemical Straightening
• Hair Coloring and Bleaching
• Hair Cutting


• Manual-, Electric- and Chemical Facials
• Eyebrow Beautification and Makeup

Manicuring and Pedicuring

• Manicuring and Pedicuring
• Artificial Nails and Wraps


Career opportunities for Cosmetologists:

International College of Cosmetology graduates have found careers as:
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  • Owners of a salon or spa
  • Managers of a salon or spa
  • Celebrity stylists
  • Hair designers and coloring specialists
  • Makeup artists
  • Stylists for Magazine, TV and Film
  • Cosmetology Instructors
  • And more!


At Completion students will receive a Certificate and will be certified to take the California State Board Examination for Cosmetology. Upon successful completion of the exam, you will receive a license to practice Cosmetology in the State of California.

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