Cosmetology Instructor Training

Program Information

Location of Program:

Poplarville Campus

Program Instructor Contact Information:

Michelle Patterson

Brief Description of Program:

The Cosmetology Instructor Training program is a special program designed to prepare an individual to become a Cosmetology instructor. Students who complete the Cosmetology Instructor Training will receive a Certificate of Completion.

Essential requirements of a person in this career field:

  • The applicant must meet general admission requirements of Pearl River Community College (See General Admissions Procedures).
  • The applicant must be at least twenty-one years of age.
  • The applicant must be a graduate of an accredited beauty school.
  • The applicant must have a high school education or the equivalent.
  • The applicant must hold a current Mississippi Cosmetology license.
  • The applicant must have proof of at least two years active practical experience as a licensed cosmetologist.
  • The applicant must submit the following documents to the Poplarville campus Career-Technical Office to be considered for admission:
  • A Cosmetology Program Application.
  • An official high school transcript indicating date of graduation or an official GED equivalency transcript.
  • A copy of cosmetology license.
  • The applicant must have completed twelve (12) semester hours of college level education as approved by the Mississippi State Board of Cosmetology.

    It should be noted that only one instructor trainee can be accepted into the program at a time.

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