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Cosmetology, AAS, CC

Department: School of Applied Sciences, Technology and Education
College: College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences


About This Degree

The Cosmetology program at USU Eastern is the only program in the state of Utah where students receive 100% of their instruction face-to-face with instructors. Students who complete this program are prepared to take the State Board Exam to become a Licensed Cosmetologist.

During the program students gain experience in Cosmetology, Barbering, Nails and  Skincare. Students also prepare a portfolio that they can use as they interview for employment. All graduates of the Cosmetology program are prepared to work in a full service salon

Students may also choose to complete the Nail Technician program in addition to the Cosmetology program. The Nail Technician program requires an additional 300 hours.


  • AAS -  USU Eastern (USU Eastern Blanding, USU Eastern Price)
  • CC -  USU Eastern (USU Eastern Blanding, USU Eastern Price)

With a degree in Cosmetology many jobs will be open to you including:

  • Hairstylist
  • Colorist
  • Nail Technician
  • Educator
  • Make-up Artist

You may choose to work in an independent salon, a spa salon, a national franchise or an independent chain.

Major Requirements

Click here to see course requirements for the Associate of Applied Science.

Click here to see course requirements for the Certificate of Completion.


Debra Prichard
Associate Professor
Office: Price-Student Activity Center (SAC) 106
Phone: (435) 613-5302
Email: debbie.prichard@usu.edu

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