Cosmetologist - Evening - Meridian Tech

There’s more to this profession than cut and color. In this adult-only evening program you will explore the science behind bringing out beauty! You’ll begin with time in the classroom gaining foundational skills for hair, skin and nail services. Before you know it, you’ll be behind the chair gaining hands-on experience in Meridian’s full-service salon and spa that is open to the public. Upon completion of the program, students are prepared to take the Oklahoma State Board of Cosmetology licensing exam.

Adult students attend in the evening. The program takes approximately 18 months to complete. The daytime Cosmetology program is for high school students only.

How You’ll Learn Hands-On

Get out of the classroom and into the real world with projects such as:

  • Working with clients in our fully operational salon
  • Lending your talents to prepare models for local fashion shows or plays

Where it Can Take You

Use the skills you’ll learn in this program to find a career you’ll love. Possibilities include:

  • Nail Technician
  • Cosmetology
  • Aesthetician
  • Cosmetology Instructor

Why Meridian

92% Oklahoma State Board of Cosmetology and Barbering pass rate
95% job placement
100% program completion
Statistics represent 2014-2016

Accreditation and Approval

Oklahoma State Board of Cosmetology and Barbering
2401 NW 23rd, Suite 84
Shepherd Mall
Oklahoma City, OK  73107
www.ok.gov/cosmo
(405) 521-2441

What You’ll Learn

Course
Hours

Introduction to Cosmetology

50

Scalp Treatments/Shampoo/Conditioning

30

Hairstyling

300

Haircutting and Hair Shaping

180

Basic Manicure/Pedicure

90

Hair Texture Chemical Restructuring

240

Hair Color, Tints, and Bleaching

170

Basic Facials

160

Customer Service/Shop Management

180

Total

1,500

Entrance Requirements

Applicants must be 18 years old and have a high school diploma or pass a high school equivalency test.

Prospective adult students are required to complete an application and submit appropriate documentation to the Cosmetology program for consideration of acceptance. Admission is based on a point system. Points are earned for test scores, letter of recommendation, interview, education, career plans, career interest, and work/hobby experience in the field. This program is designed for students who intend to pursue a career in Cosmetology.

Class Times: Monday – Thursday  4:00 – 10:00 pm  year-round.
Applications are accepted three times a year with classes beginning in the fall, winter and spring.

Item
Approximate Cost

Tuition & Books
(out-of-district tuition is double)

$4,500

Kit, Nail Pro Magazine, Thumb Drive, Curling Iron

$647

State Board Registration

$5

Exam Fee Upon Completion

$35