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 10

Course Numbers: 11123 (4.00)(C)

Type: High School
Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)

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Cosmetology Grade 10: In this course, students will acquire skills in pedicuring; hair removal; haircutting; chemical texture services (permanent waving); and hair coloring.


Cosmetology 11

Course Numbers: 11124 (4.00)(C)

Type: High School
Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)

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Cosmetology Grade 11: In this course, student will further develop their skills in haircutting; chemical services (permanent waving, chemical relaxers); hair coloring and lightening techniques; and advance nail techniques. Students will provide these services to actual customers.


Cosmetology 12

Course Numbers: 11125 (4.00)(C)

Type: High School
Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)

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Cosmetology Grade 12: In this course, students will complete a review of all tasks acquired since freshman year in preparation of Licensure State Board Examination. Students will provide these services to actual customers.


Cosmetology 9

Course Numbers: 11122 (1.50)(C)

Type: High School
Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)

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Cosmetology Grade 9: In this course, students will learn hairstyling (wet hairstyling, blow-dry styling, thermal, and long-hair styling); shampooing; rinsing and conditioning; scalp treatment; braiding; manicuring; aromotherapy; facials and facial makeup.


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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