Advance your career and increase your employability. 
 In the beauty industry, cosmetologists are more than just hairstylists. 
They are experts on the cutting edge of trends and styles in hair and beauty techniques and they transform their clients from simple to spectacular in a single sitting.  
Cosmetologists are often the initiators of style and change. 
It is both rewarding and empowering to see your clients smile because of your skill and expertise. 

Cosmetology is 1000 hours and includes comprehensive studies and practices of all aspects of the beautification with respect to hair, skin, and nails.

Our cosmetology program offers extensive knowledge concentrating on healthy hair care for all hair types and multi-ethnic hair needs.  As this population continues to grow more and more hairstylists will be in demand to service the hair needs of the multi-ethnic population. However, our students will be adequately trained on all hair types. 


Students will know the difference in hair texture and how to take care of and manage the tightly coil curly hair to the silky straight hair, which in turn will make our students more marketable, giving our students at Jama's Beauty & Barber College the advantage to potentially earn a higher income.  


At Jama's Beauty & Barber College you'll learn advanced hair coloring, color correction and advance hair cutting which is not offered at most schools.  In addition to being taught solid nail care and skincare, you will also learn how to apply prosthetic and advance make-up techniques so you are even movie industry ready.


Students learn the following subjects in both theory and practical categories:

  • Hair Cutting

  • Advance Hair Cutting

  • Hair Coloring

  • Advance Hair Coloring

  • Color Correction

  • Bleaching \ Highlights \ Lowlights

  • Press & Curl

  • Hair Extensions

  • Hair Braiding

  • Cosmetology Act & Board Rules, Regulations

  • Disinfection & Sanitation

  • Bacteriology, Anatomy & Physiology

  • Health & Safety

  • Theory of Electricity in Cosmetology

  • Wet Hair Styling

  • Thermal Hairstyling

  • Cosmetology Chemistry

  • Permanent Waving

  • Chemical Straightening

  • Scalp & Hair Treatments

  • Hair Removal & Eyebrow Arching

  • Make-up

  • Advance Make-Up (Prosthetics)

  • Water & Oil Manicure

  • Pedicure & Spa Pedicure

  • Exfoliating and Paraffin Soaking

  • Acrylic Nails

  • Gel Nails

  • Nail Tips (Enhancements)

  • Nail Wraps & Repairs

  • Manual Facial

  • Salon Business

  • Client Consultation

  • Upgrades to Client Services


Hair Cutting


Students will learn the proper techniques and procedures for the use of scissors, razors (shaper), electrical clippers/trimmers, and thinning (tapering) shears for wet and dry cutting including clipper cuts and 90 degree cuts.



Hair Coloring and Bleaching


Students will learn how to use permanent, semi-permanent and temporary colors as well as hair analysis, predisposition and strand tests, safety precautions, formula mixing, tinting, bleaching, high and low lights, and the use of dye removers.


Hair Extensions/ Hair Weaves


Students will learn how to use different types of hair extension for fullest coverage and appropriate lengths.





Students will learn the techniques and procedures for hair analysis, shampooing, finger waving, pin curling, comb-outs, straightening, waving, curling with hot combs and hot curling irons and blow-dry styling.

Permanent Waving and Chemical Straightening


Students will learn the following techniques and procedures: Hair analysis, acid and alkaline permanent waving, chemical straightening including the use of sodium hydroxide and other base solutions.


Manual, Electrical and Chemical Facials


Students will learn the following techniques and procedures: Manual Facials including cleansing, mask treatments, exfoliation, and scientific manipulations. Training shall emphasize that only the non-living, uppermost layers of facial skin, known as the epidermis, may be removed, and only for the purpose of beautification. All practical operations must be performed in accordance with Section 992 regarding skin peeling.



Eyebrow Arching, Waxing and Hair Removal


Students will learn the following techniques: eyebrow arching and hair removal, including the use of wax, tweezers, electric or manual, and depilatories for the removal of superfluous hair.





Students will learn about the following issues: skin analysis, complete and corrective makeup, the application of false eyelashes and prosthetic or advanced make-up to be prepared for the movie industry.

Manicuring and Pedicuring


Students will learn about water and oil manicure, including nail analysis, and hand/foot and arm/ankle massage.



Artificial Nails and Wraps


Students will learn how to apply artificial nails including acrylic, liquid and powder brush, artificial nail tips, nail wraps and repairs.

Disinfection and Sanitation

Students learn the following techniques and procedures: disinfection and sanitation including proper procedures to protect the health and safety of the consumer as well as the technician. Proper disinfection procedures for equipment used in establishments.  Disinfection shall be emphasized throughout the entire training period and must be performed before and after use of all instruments and equipment.

State Board Preparation

To ensure students will be well prepared and confident in passing the written State Board examination.



Additional Training: Business and Professionalism


Students will learn communication skills that includes professional ethics, salesmanship, decorum record-keeping, client service records and basic tax responsibilities related to independent contractors. Instruction is given in regards to booth rentals, information on employees and employer's duties and rights, as well as strategies to enable client retention.


Graduation & Program Completion Date


Based upon the amount of hours completed per week and per schedule, completion dates can range from 9 to 18 months.


Day Classes  


Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday


9:00am - 3:30pm


Evening Classes


Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 


6:00pm - 10:00pm



Payment Plans are available for your convenience!



We provide on-going enrollment...




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