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2023-2024 CURRENT Catalog 
2023-2024 CURRENT Catalog

Cosmetology Certificate

Business Division

Program Code: COSM1

Gainful Employment Disclosure Data

Office: Curtice-Mott Complex CM2133

Phone: (810) 762-0429

This state licensed program provides for the required 1500 hours of specialized instruction and application of skills necessary to pass the State Board of Cosmetology Licensing Exam to be a cosmetologist in the State of Michigan. Hairstyling, haircutting, haircoloring, chemical hair restructuring, manicuring, pedicuring, and skin care are some of the topics included in this program. The students will gain practical experience in a salon environment while working on the public under the supervision of state licensed cosmetology instructors. Students will be required to complete the Strengths Finder 2.0 assessment to develop a Strengths-based portfolio.

Group Total: Credits 72 / 105 Contact Hours

Program Total: Credits 72 / 105 Contact Hours


  1. Students may transfer from other cosmetology schools. Students must wear a school approved uniform and purchase a cosmetology kit and textbook.
  2. All course and degree requirements must be met
  3. 15 credits minimum must be earned at MCC
  4. Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0