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How long does it take to earn a cosmetology license?


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2011-09-13 00:39:32
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Well it took me about two years, I got into a program when I was in high school and during my junior and senior year I attended BOCES ( a tech school in NY) from 11:50am-2:45pm. I graduated high school in June 2007 and took my license test in nov. 2007


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You don't earn a Bachelors degree...Cosmetology isn't a College like a University, it only lasts a year, and goes by hours, not years...The only 'Degree' you earn, is a Cosmetology License.

Yes, as long as you have a cosmetology license, you are authorized to be work as a Hair stylist, Manicurist, Shampoo Technician, Nail Technician, Electrologist and Esthetician as well. Most state require individuals who wish to be a cosmetology licensee to take a certificate course in General Cosmetology. If you want to take an exam, it must be approved by the state's Health Department and Board of Cosmetology.

It depends on the state. In many states it takes up to four weeks.

Full-time programs in barbering and cosmetology usually last 9 months or more.

It sounds like a "career diploma in cosmetology" is certification that you have completed cosmetology school. The number of hours it takes to complete cosmetology school will depend on your program of choice, the state you're in, and whether you attend cosmetology school full time or part time. However, once you have completed cosmetology school, you still need to take and pass the state cosmetology license exam in order to become a licensed cosmetologist. With a Cosmetology license, you can work with hair, skin and nails. You can do hair, you can also work in a dermatology office. The options are endless. Along with a cosmetology license, with further training you can be a master hair colorist. Like I said, the options are endless. Like every other license, it gives you the right to perform any job related to your specific cosmetology license. Hair styling for cosmetology hair stylists, and etc.

Good luck with you endeavor. Here is a link to the requirements by state for a cosmetology license. You can practice some items with out a license as long as it doesn't include chemicals.

Getting a cosmetology license opens up a world of opportunity to individuals who strive to work in the beauty industry. Many places require you to have a license in cosmetology before you can be considered for employment.How to Obtain Your Cosmetology LicenseIn order to obtain your license in cosmetology, you must complete a state mandated cosmetology course at an accredited cosmetology school. Each state has different requirements for obtaining your cosmetology license. For example, while one state may only require you to have 1000 training hours in hair styling and cutting, another state may require you to have almost 1600 training hours.Obtaining your cosmetology license also requires that you take and successfully pass a cosmetology exam. Most states require that you pass the cosmetology exam in order to receive your cosmetology license.If you are interested in obtaining a license in cosmetology, you can sign up for courses through accredited community colleges, and cosmetology schools. Certain high schools also offer the courses needed to pass the exam. Many cosmetology schools offer more than simply hair styling and cutting classes. You can also choose to obtain a cosmetology license to become a nail technician, esthetician, and electrologist, as well. You can also opt to enroll in courses that cover all of the cosmetology courses. However, certain courses may cost more than others.You have to pay in order to take the cosmetology exam. The fee to take the exam may vary. Many places also require that you pay a fee for your license. This fee can vary from state to state. The price of a cosmetology exam will also vary depending on the courses you took during cosmetology school. For example, to take the hairstylist exam, you would typically pay more than if you were only taking the exam for waxing.Further Information on Cosmetology LicensesIf you move to another state after obtaining your cosmetology license, you may be required to retake the exam. Certain states may also require that you have proof of previous work, transcripts from your cosmetology school, as well as your previous scores on your exam before you are given your new license.

A license is where you have the legal right to work as a cosmetologist, and you need a degree for you to have the license. So you need to take both classes.

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i know new york hour for cosmetology is 1000 hours and i Floridas is 1200 so you might need to retest and also take 200 more hours of schooling. i know you also have to contact your state bored for the change

You can not transfer your liscense. You have to take a license test in VA. VA may have different requirements than the state of Texas.

If it is your license then you can just contact your state board. If it is someone elses license and they are abusing their rights as a cosmetologist then you can report them to the state board. If they feel that you are right they can take their license away.

The hours needed in order qualify to take your State Board Cosmetology Exam for a Cosmetology License varies from state to state. I am a California Licensed Cosmetologist and attended Cosmetology School for 1600 hours which took me a year and a half.After completing my hours, I was then qualified to take my 7 hour State Board Exam.To find out how many hours of schooling are required for your particular state, you will need to contact the State Board of Cosmetology for your state.

Most technical colleges ofter a diploma program for cosmetology. There are some core class that you have to take like math, English, computers. Generally the program takes a little over a year then you have to take your state test to obtain your license.

You have to attend beauty school first for 6-9 months and at the end they will give you the state license test.

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In order to enroll in cosmetology school, most states and cosmetology schools require that you be at least 16 years of age and have either a GED or high school diploma. This is partially so that when you finish cosmetology school, you will be able to take your state cosmetology license exam and get licensed. The best thing to do is contact the cosmetology schools you are most interested in and request more information from them about their age and education requirements. See the links referenced below to "Find Cosmetology Schools" and "Cosmetology School Age Requirements."

You first have to decide which state you wish to practice cometology. Then you have to find out which state-licensed schools offer a cosmetology degree program for that state. You then enroll and fulfill the requirements in pursing that degree. Once you obtained your degree, you still have to pass a state-licensed exam in order to be able to practice cosmetology in that state. Trade schools are where you find training in cosmetology. However a degree is usually not what you earn upon completion. Typically you will earn a certificate that will allow you to take a test that is sponsered by the state which will allow you to work in cosmetology. There are many nationwide schools as well such as TonyandGuy that offer education and training in cosmotology.

Yes, you need a current cosmetology or master of esthetics license to even take the class to certify you as a lash artist. Most companies that sell eyelash extension kits also require a copy of your license.

Go to the California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology page Click on the Applicants tab at the top and you can find a Reciprocity Application. I believe in California you always have to take the written and practical state exams (I did for esthetician when I moved to California from Minnesota) for licensure. California requires 1600 hours training for cosmetology, as opposed to Florida's 1200. You may have to complete the rest of the hours, or depending on your experience they may accept you for the exam. You can call the Board at 800-952-5210.

First you should learn how to spell it. Cosmetology. You have to go to school to learn it. Look in the Yellow Pages under vocational schools. You have to take a state board exam to receive a license to practice cosmetology. That's what the school prepares you to do.


I do not think that you can take college courses to prepare for cosmetology. You need to attend a cosmetology school for that particular job field.

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