SOC Code: 39-5012
The Cosmetology course, sponsored by Eastern Suffolk BOCES, is located at the Harry B. Ward Technical Center (WTC) in Riverhead and the Edward J. Milliken Technical Center (MTC) located in Oakdale.
The 1,000-hour Cosmetology course is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Secondary Schools. Successful completion of this course entitles candidates to apply for and take the state licensing examination for Cosmetology.
If you enjoy working with people and have a desire to be artistic, then the world of cosmetology may be for you. The Cosmetology course provides students with the skills needed for an entry-level position working in the exciting industry of appearance enhancement. Normal enrollment includes 10 months of learning activities focused on a variety of topics. Students will gain knowledge and develop skills in hairstyling, hair coloring, haircutting, all chemical techniques, make-up, skin care, and all phases of nail technology. OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) certification is also included in the curriculum. Preparation for the state board written and practical exam is an essential part of the licensed curriculum.
If you would like to schedule an appointment to visit one of our Cosmetology classes offered at either MTC or at WTC, please call (631) 286-6585.
Candidates may register online or at any of the ESBOCES Adult Education facilities. A $1,000 payment is needed for registration.
Tuition for the 2016-2017 Academic Year
Full-Time Tuition* $10,140.00
Cosmetology Kit* $ 563.00
*all tuition and additional costs are subject to change
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The Cosmetology course at Eastern Suffolk BOCES is eligible to participate in Title IV financial aid programs. Student attending the Cosmetology course may be eligible for a Pell Grant and/or Direct Loans. Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to determine eligibility and receive federal student aid funds. Please click the links below for additional information related to the Cosmetology Program at Eastern Suffolk BOCES.