Certificate and Degree Information

Students may work on a degree or certificate in cosmetology at COD Students who successfully complete 1,500 clock hours (50 credit hours) and pass a practical and written exam will be awarded a certificate from COD. The certificate from COD allows graduates to apply for a cosmetology license from the state.

Degree
Cosmetology, Associate in Applied Science
When planning your coursework, use the Student Planning Worksheet. Degree information and the worksheet can be found on the following files:

Certificate
Cosmetology
Information on the certificate listed above can be found on the following file:

Gainful Employment Information
View information about this program, including estimated cost and employment opportunities.

 

Contact Information


Lisa Horvatin, Program Advisor
(630) 942-2078

Anna Gay, Program Support Specialist
(630) 942-2502

Business and Technology Division
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1034, (630) 942-2592

 

 

Faculty Spotlight

  • Bea Brown

    Bea BrownCosmetology

    "Teaching allows me to pass on knowledge that I have gained through continued study and experience. I enjoy watching my students' dreams become reality. Rewards in teaching are great, and the best rewards come in the form of success stories."

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  • Jackie Tredup

    Jackie TredupCosmetology

    "My wish list is for each student to enjoy what they do, know that this is a great profession, and have knowledge of the components to other related jobs within the profession."

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  • Beth Beaumont

    Beth BeaumontCosmetology

    "When my students come into my classroom that very first day and don’t know anything about hair, knowing I am the one who is going to mold them into such amazing hair stylists really gets me excited."

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  • Julie Raridon

    Julie RaridonCosmetology

    "I hope my students always remember some of their beginning skills as these will follow you forever, which they then can share with other stylists they meet during their careers."

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  • Lucia DeBartolo

    Lucia DeBartoloCosmetology

    "The field of cosmetology itself has so many possibilities in the workforce that continually educating yourself will keep you abreast in this ever-changing industry."

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