Cosmetology student applies makeup to another student

Cosmetology 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. The certificate from COD allows graduates to apply for a cosmetology license from the state.

Important information on the Cosmetology 2021-2022 Program


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:



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


Whenever I had a question, I emailed one of my instructors or gave them a call. They were always willing to help me with my every need, whether it was educational, career or personal.

Leyla KuchiyevaCosmetology Student

Contact Information

For more information please contact

Tracey Dulceak
Program Support Specialist
Phone: (630) 942-2514

Mia Boyd
Faculty Chair
Phone: (630) 942-2918

Tim Meyers
Division Chair
Phone: (630) 942-3223

Arts, Communication, and Hospitality Division Office
McAninch Arts Center (MAC), Room 219
(630) 942-2048