HD21 Hair Designer, Technical Certificate of Credit

Offered at the Flint River Campus

Program Entrance Term: Fall, Spring, Summer
Minimum Length of Program: 3 terms
Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation: 36

Program Description

The Hair Designer Technical Certificate of Credit is a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in the field of hair design. Learning opportunities develop academic and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes specialized training in safety, sanitation, state laws, rules, and regulations, chemistry, anatomy and physiology, hair and scalp diseases and disorders, hair treatments and manipulations, hair shaping, hair styling, artificial hair, braiding/intertwining hair, chemical reformation and application, hair coloring, hair lightening, reception, sales, management, and work ethics. The curriculum meets state licensing requirements of the State Board of Cosmetology.

Admission Requirements

  • Submit completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript with test scores and ALL post-secondary transcripts in an official sealed envelope
  • Meet assessment requirements

Note: Students enrolled in the Cosmetology Diploma program MUST meet the general and program admissions requirements for Cosmetology.

Approximate additional costs other than tuition, fees, and textbooks

Tools/equipment/supplies $665.00
Uniforms $90.00
State licensure exam
   Testing $109.00
   License $35.00

A minimum grade of C for each course is required to receive a Hair Designer TCC from SCTC.

The following is a suggested path to complete this program in a timely manner. An individual’s path to completion may be different based on institutional and personal factors affecting his/her academic progress.

Note: While all courses are offered, they may vary by term and campus. See the program advisor for any questions.

Contact Us

Kimberly Rawlins, A.A.S., Program Coordinator

Email: Kimberly.Rawlins@sctech.edu   

Phone: (770) 233-6111 


Program Courses

First Term

COSM 1000Introduction to Cosmetology Theory


COSM 1010Chemical Texture Services


COSM 1020Hair Care and Treatment


COSM 1030Haircutting


COSM 1040Styling


Second Term

COSM 1050Hair Color


COSM 1080Physical Hair Services Practicum


COSM 1090Hair Services Practicum I


COSM 1120Salon Management


Third Term

COSM 1100Hair Services Practicum II


COSM 1110Hair Services Practicum III


COSM 1115Hair Services Practicum IV