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Why Cosmetology?Cosmetologist

Showing off your creativity styling hair, painting nails, and giving pedicures are services that will always be in demand. Cosmetology is a cash service that provides professionals with a good income for a better life!

A great job you’ll love.

Looking for a nicer house? Want a job where you can pick your hours? Looking for a full-time career that you’ll love, or a job to help finance other education?

As a professional hair stylist, you’ll have a flexible schedule. You can work at salons as an employee or private contractor, or go into business for yourself. Either way you do it, the money is great, and the earning potential is only limited by your time and creativity!
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Low Tuition
Compare! You’ll be surprised how much lower the cost is for Cosmetology training at the Career Center. What you won’t find are hidden costs! Our registration and monthly tuition includes everything you’ll need from the start of class to taking your State Cosmetology Board Exams.
NEW! Optional payment plans can help lower your monthly tuition payments.
Enrollment is limited to the first 20 registered for each class, and sign-up is on a first-come, first-served basis. Don’t miss out on this opportunity. Sign up today!

Experienced Instructors
You’ll love our instructors! Not only do they have on-the-job experience, but they’ve also spent plenty of time in the classroom teaching the skills you need to be a top-rated professional.

Small Class Size
Classes are limited to 20 students on a first-come, first-served basis, so our instructors will give you the individual attention you need!
Class Schedule
The schedule is set up to provide over 1,525 hours of training – more than you’ll need to meet state requirements.

Mondays-Thursdays, 5:30pm – 9:30pm
Saturdays, 8am-3:30 p.m.
BREAKS: Spring (1-week), Summer (2), Winter (1.5) and various holiday weekends.
18-Month Program
The State Board requires a minimum of 1,500 hours of training before taking the Board exams. The Career Center program offers 23 hours of instruction per week with classes on Mondays-Thursdays, 5:30pm-9:30pm, and Saturdays 8:00am-3:30pm. (See the Student Handbook for more details).

First-Class Facility
The Career Center is a state-licensed training facility. The Cosmetology classroom and Styling Lab were purpose-built and equipped to give every student the space and equipment they need to learn in a professional environment. Come check it out!
A Trusted Institution
The Jackson Area Career Center has built a first-class reputation for 35 years. We’re here today, and we’ll be here until you take your State Board exam!