Cosmetology Instructor, Associate of Applied Science
Helping other people look and feel their best is one of the most fulfilling career paths you can take. A life in cosmetology gives you this kind of satisfaction, but have you ever wanted to inspire others? Our program for cosmetology instructors can give you the training you need to become a professional instructor allowing you to prepare for a career in teaching students pursuing careers in cosmetology. The instructor’s program prepares students for job opportunities in high schools, higher education, and private institutions as well-rounded instructors.
The San Jacinto College cosmetology instructor program:
- Is designed for licensed cosmetologists, manicurists, or facialists who have acquired salon experience and are looking to teach cosmetology;
- Prepares students for professional positions as cosmetology instructors; and
- Prepares students to be eligible for the state credentialing exam, the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation Cosmetology Instructor License Examination.
Students completing a San Jacinto College cosmetology instructor program will qualify to teach in the cosmetology industry with an emphasis on instructional presentations and clinic management.
Vocational Education Teachers in Secondary Schools: $60,466 per year1
Source: texaswages.com, median salary Gulf Coast region, 2019
For more information, students may contact North campus, 281-998-6150, x7108 or South campus, 281-998-6150, x3587.
This program is designed to provide classroom management and instructional training for licensed cosmetologists, manicurists, or facialists who already possess skills in their respective fields. This program will train students for professional positions as cosmetology instructors in the private and public sectors of education.
To enroll in the cosmetology instructor courses listed in the Plan of Study, the student must be 18 years of age, have a valid Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation license, and provide evidence of a high school diploma or GED equivalent. The College prefers two years of work experience.
For students in this program who may have a criminal background, please be advised that your criminal history could keep you from being licensed by the state of Texas. If you have a question about your background and licensure, please speak with your faculty member or Department Chair.
For more information about requirements, students may visit the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR): https://www.tdlr.texas.gov/cosmet/cosmet.htm.
Plan of Study
North and South campuses
|CSME 1435||Orientation to the Instruction of Cosmetology||4|
|CSME 1534||Cosmetology Instructor I||5|
|ENGL 1301||Composition I||3|
|BUSG 2309||Small Business Management||3|
|CSME 2414||Cosmetology Instructor II||4|
|CSME 2549||Cosmetology Instructor III||5|
|Select one of the following:||3|
|ENGL 1302 |
or ENGL 2311
|Composition II |
or Technical and Business Writing
|CSME 2445||Instructional Theory and Clinic Operation||4|
|CSME 2544||Cosmetology Instructor IV||5|
|ITSC 1309 |
or BCIS 1305
|Integrated Software Applications I |
or Business Computer Applications
|MATH 1332 |
or MATH 1314
|Contemporary Mathematics (Quantitative Reasoning) (or higher) |
or College Algebra
|Social and Behavioral Sciences or Government/Political Science or American History||3|
|Language, Philosophy, and Culture (Humanities) or Creative Arts (Fine Arts)||3|
Verification of workplace competencies: Eligible for the credentialing exam – Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation Cosmetology Instructor License Examination
|ARTS 1316||Drawing I||3|
|CSME 1308||Principles of Eyelash Extensions||3|
|CSME 1330||Orientation to Nail Technology||3|
|CSME 1409||Application of Eyelash Extensions||4|
|CSME 1421||Principles of Facial and Skin Care Technology I||4|
|CSME 1457||Applications of Hair-Weaving and Braiding||4|
|CSME 1507||Orientation to Eyelash Extensions||5|
|CSME 1520||Orientation to Facial Specialist||5|
|CSME 1531||Principles of Nail Technology I||5|
|CSME 1541||Principles of Nail Technology II||5|
|CSME 1545||Principles of Facial and Skin Care Technology II||5|
|CSME 1552||Orientation to Hair-Weaving and Braiding||5|
|CSME 2430||Nail Enhancement||4|
|CSME 2431||Principles of Facial and Skin Care Technology III||4|