Cosmetology Teacher Training 500-Hour Program, Basic Certificate

College(s):

Harry S. Truman

Program Code: 0416

Program Requirements

Required Work-Based Learning Courses
COSMET 223Basic Teaching Skills for Career Education Instructors8
COSMET 224Principles and Practice in Cosmetology Education8
Total Hours16

Pathway

This is an example course sequence for students interested in pursuing a Basic Certificate (BC) in Cosmetology Teacher Training. It does not represent a contract, nor does it guarantee course availability.

Semester-by-Semester Program Plan for Full-Time Students

All plans can be modified to fit the needs of part-time students by adding more semesters.

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Hours
COSMET 223 Basic Teaching Skills for Career Education Instructors 8
COSMET 224 Principles and Practice in Cosmetology Education 8
 Hours16
 Total Hours16

Choose your courses with your College Advisor.

Careers

This program can prepare students for the jobs listed below. Click on each one to learn more, including average earnings, annual job openings, and how much education people in that field have. For additional guidance and resources on career options, current City Colleges students and alumni can contact the Career Services Office.

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists

Job Description

Provide beauty services, such as cutting, coloring, and styling hair, and massaging and treating scalp. May shampoo hair, apply makeup, dress wigs, remove hair, and provide nail and skincare services.

Salary Based on Experience Level

Take a look at the average hourly/annual earnings for this career in Cook County

Lightcast earnings figures are based on OES data from the BLS and include base rate, cost of living allowances, guaranteed pay, hazardous-duty pay, incentive pay (including commissions and bonuses), on-call pay, and tips.

Annual Wages

Entry-Level 10th Percentile$18,053
Median 50th Percentile$33,765
Senior-Level 90th Percentile$78,344

Hourly Wages

Entry-Level 10th Percentile$9
Median 50th Percentile$16
Senior-Level 90th Percentile$38

Annual Job Openings

1470 annual openings in Cook County

National Education Attainment

Here, you can see the level of education that people in this career complete.

Degree Program% of Jobs
A high school diploma or less20.93%
A certificate78.97%
Some college0.10%
An Associate degree0.00%
A Bachelor's degree0.00%
A Master's or Professional degree0.00%
A Doctoral degree or more0.00%

0.00% continue their education beyond an associate degree

Barbers

Job Description

Provide barbering services, such as cutting, trimming, shampooing, and styling hair; trimming beards; or giving shaves.

Salary Based on Experience Level

Take a look at the average hourly/annual earnings for this career in Cook County

Lightcast earnings figures are based on OES data from the BLS and include base rate, cost of living allowances, guaranteed pay, hazardous-duty pay, incentive pay (including commissions and bonuses), on-call pay, and tips.

Annual Wages

Entry-Level 10th Percentile$7,612
Median 50th Percentile$22,682
Senior-Level 90th Percentile$59,358

Hourly Wages

Entry-Level 10th Percentile$4
Median 50th Percentile$11
Senior-Level 90th Percentile$29

Annual Job Openings

81 annual openings in Cook County

National Education Attainment

Here, you can see the level of education that people in this career complete.

Degree Program% of Jobs
A high school diploma or less45.49%
A certificate28.70%
Some college11.74%
An Associate degree11.13%
A Bachelor's degree1.68%
A Master's or Professional degree1.25%
A Doctoral degree or more0.00%

2.93% continue their education beyond an associate degree

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