This program prepares students for an exciting career in the Cosmetology profession. A state wide KCTCS curriculum provides students with the knowledge needed in all areas of theory, hair, nails, and skin care.

After successful completion of the prescribed 1,800 hours of instruction students will be eligible to take the examination for the apprentice cosmetologist licensure. Following the six-month long apprenticeship program graduates are eligible to take the examination administered by the Kentucky Board of Hairdressers and Cosmetology to become licensed cosmetologists.


First Year Credits Hours
COS 114 Intro to Cosmetology 14 450
COS 116 Intro to Chemical Services 14 450


Second Year Credits Hours
COS 218 - Intermed. Cosmetology 14 450
COS 220 - Adv. Cosmetology 12 450


GOTS Degree(General Occupational Technical Studies)
Computer Literacy 0-3
ENG 101 Writing 3
Heritage/Humanities 3
Mathematics (MT 110, 115, 125 or 150) 3
Science 3
Social Interaction 3

Cosmetology Check Sheet

Cosmetologist Certificate

An academic plan must be on file with the Registrar's office for a GOTS degree.

For more information contact:
The Cosmetology Center
Megan Watson
229 Flemingsburg Road
Morehead, KY 40351
(606) 780-0628