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31-502-1 Technical Diploma (three-semester)
Campus: Rice Lake, Superior

Style. Service. Business.

Students receive training in barbering and cosmetology, and may be licensed to practice in either area. The Cosmetology program includes theoretical and practical instruction to develop skills in the following areas: basic and specialty haircutting; ethnic hair care; perming, coloring, and chemical relaxing; manicuring, pedicuring, and nail application; facials, makeup artistry, and color analysis, hair designing and styling; implements and equipment; bacteriology and sanitation; anatomy, diseases, and disorders; barber-cosmetology chemistry; hair, skin, and scalp analysis; shampooing; salon operations and management, etc. This program covers the Wisconsin requirement of 1800 hours over a 3-semester span or 1 1/2 years. The curriculum meets the Wisconsin Administrative Code requirements. After completing the program, students will be eligible to take the Wisconsin Cosmetology practitioner license examination.

Special Feature

WITC is a Pivot Point Member School, an educational program consisting of distinctive techniques of scientific hair designing and cosmetology. Techniques from this educational program are taught in educational institutions around the world. For more information, visit

Admission Requirements

Students in this program must:

Program-Specific Requirement

Students in this program must:

Creative. Bold. Customer Focused.

Students should strive to reach a comfort level in the following courses or skills:

Student Profile

Cosmetology students should:

Program Outcomes

Employers will expect Cosmetology graduates to be able to:

Program Costs

The estimated total program cost for the three semester Cosmetology program is approximately $6,250. This program is eligible for financial aid. View more information on program and costs.