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Our Cosmetology program is designed to help you earn your certification and into a new role as a professional stylist in less than one year*.

The Cosmetology program offered at our campuses combines classroom instruction with real-world salon application. Our cosmetology training classes are small and focused. You will gain the skills, knowledge, and confidence you need to become a professional stylist during the time you spend at Vista College.

Many employers expect stylists to have a broad range of skills, although some look for stylists who specialize in certain areas such as applying makeup or preparing hair color. After gaining some practical experience, some stylists open their own salons, become beauty marking professionals, or write about the beauty industry professionally.

You’ll Learn How To:

  • Cut hair proficiently
  • Sterilize and sanitize equipment
  • Execute perms and use relaxers
  • Conduct salon business and retail sales


*Successful, Full-time enrollment is required to achieve stated completion dates.

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