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Cosmetology

Exciting opportunities exist in Cosmetology for male/female students who are self-motivated, innovative and ambitious; there is no limit to their potential. To properly train students for the 21st Century a challenging curriculum and methods of instruction help prepare students to successfully pass the Massachusetts State Board Exam. Current textbooks, instructional and reference material are available to all students. A faculty that is highly involved in on-going improvements helps educate students to the ever expanding and ever changing beauty industry.

Course Offerings

Cosmetology Skills 10

Course Numbers: 11123 (4.00)(C)
Type: HS
Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
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Cosmetology Skills 10, Fundamentals continued: In this course, students will acquire basic skills in pedicuring, hair removal, haircutting, chemical services [permanent waving and basic haircolor application]. Students will also practice safety and sanita


Cosmetology Skills 11

Course Numbers: 11124 (4.00)(C)
Type: HS
Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
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Cosmetology Skills 11, advanced skills: In this course, students will further develop their skills in haircutting, chemical services [permanent waving, chemical relaxers,haircoloring and lightening techniques]; advanced nail techniques. Students will prov


Cosmetology Skills 12

Course Numbers: 11125 (4.00)(C)
Type: HS
Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
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Cosmetology Skills 12, MA State Board Cosmetology Exam: Students will continue their study towards a career in Cosmetology. In this course, students will complete a review of all tasks acquired since freshman year [mock testing] in preparation of licensur


Cosmetology Skills 9

Course Numbers: 11122 (1.50)(C)
Type: HS
Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
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Cosmetology Skills 9, Fundamentals of hair care, nails and skin 9: In this course, students will learn hairstyling/wet hairstyling, blow-dry styling. Thermal and long-hairstyling]; shampooing rinsing and conditioning; scalp treatment, braiding, manicuring


Cooperative Education and Internship Opportunities

All eligible students have the opportunity to participate in Cooperative Education and Internship experiences at a variety of approved learning sites across the city in their junior and/or senior year. While the requirements and specific opportunities vary from school to school, and program to program, the structured combination of classroom based education and practical work experience provides students with the skills necessary to comfortably navigate the world of work. Some of the internship and cooperative education opportunities students have experienced include the following partnership/s:

  • Sweaty Betty’s Beat and Tease
  • Salon Sogno
  • Salon 27
  • Shear Dimensions
  • Head Shop Salon
  • D’Iorios

Career Opportunities

  • Salon Owner
  • Salon Manager
  • Hair Stylist
  • Hair Colorist
  • Cosmetic Consultant
  • Instructor
  • Product analyst
  • Makeup artist
  • Photo Stylist
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