Cosmetology Make-Up
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San Diego

The state of California requires 1600 hours of education to become licensed as a cosmetologist, however, the school offers a 1845-hour cosmetology-make-up program. The 1845-hour course includes extensive instruction and practical experience in cutting, hair coloring, perming, customer service, personal appearance and hygiene, personal motivation and development, retail skills, client record keeping, business ethics, sanitation, state laws and regulations, salon-type administration, and job interviewing.
Within the additional 245 hours the course will include extensive instruction and practical experience in Fundamentals, Editorial, Special Effects makeup, skin care and sanitation. The program also focuses on professional development to include on set etiquette, starting a career as a union make up artist and self marketing.

*Students are prepared for an entry level cosmetology and/or makeup artist.
*The Board of Barbering and Cosmetology (BBC) does not regulate the additional 245-hour in makeup.

Student Kit

One of the most exciting days for our Future Professionals is the day they get to unwrap their very own professional kit. It's packed with all the essentials—hot styling tools, mannequin heads, scissors and clips, and much more—so you're ready to succeed in school and launch your dream career.

IPad Included

When you have the latest technology and resources at your fingertips, you'll be more successful in school and in your career. That's why every Future Professional at Paul Mitchell The School San Diego receives an iPad with their student kit, giving them on-the-go access to schoolwork, career advice from industry leaders, Paul Mitchell cutting and coloring apps, and much more.

We like to call it The Career Connector Tablet.  Click here

How Much Will It Cost?

School Supplies, Kit, And Tuition Costs

Tuition: $23,400.00

Application Fee (nonrefundable): $100.00

Student Tuition Recovery Fund (STRF) (nonrefundable): $0.00

Kit, Equipment, Textbook, Supplies (nonrefundable): $4,900.00

How long will it take?

School Required Hours

Commitment to Complete Program: 1845 hours

When can I get Started?

Class Start Dates

  • 12-11-18 Cosmetology Make-up 1845-hours (Daytime)
  • 03-19-19 Cosmetology+Advanced MUA 1845-hours (Daytime)
  • 05-07-19 Cosmetology+Advanced MUA 1845-hours (Daytime)
  • 07-16-19 Cosmetology+Advanced MUA 1845-hours (Daytime)
  • 10-01-19 Cosmetology+Advanced MUA 1845-hours (Daytime)
  • 12-03-19 Cosmetology+Advanced MUA 1845-hours (Daytime)
  • 1-29-19 Cosmetology + Advanced MUA (1845 hours) (Daytime)

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