Cosmetology and Esthetics

Cosmetology and Esthetics


Tabitha Doan
Cosmetology Coordinator
Building N, Room 116
Leestown Campus

Program Information

Knowledge of the theories of hair, skin, and nail care is coupled with practice of the various techniques used in salons. See program checklists for more information.

The Esthetics program includes all theory and clinical practices required by the Kentucky State Board of Hairdressers and Cosmetologists. The curriculum includes the study of the history of esthetics, today s career opportunities, and professional image. Included in the 42-credit hour/1000 clock program, are the topics of the study the skin, facial and skin enhancements, cosmetic artistry, chemical and non-chemical skin resurfacing, and advanced hair removal. The student in the esthetics program also learns about the business operations in the spa/medical spa situation.

Once the student has successfully completed the 1000 clock hour program, he/she is eligible to take the licensure exam to become an Esthetician. See program checklists for more information.

Program Website

Visit the program website to learn more about degree requirements, program faculty, career opportunities, and more.


Program Plans/Majors

A program plan describes the degree requirements (courses) and the sequence for completing the courses. Students are required to schedule an appointment with their assigned academic advisor to ensure achievement of their academic goals.


AAS in General Occupational Technical Studies (PDF) (Word)


Cosmetology (PDF) (Word)


Cosmetologist (PDF) (Word)
Esthetician (PDF) (Word)

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