What You’ll Learn

Students will work alongside professionals in a full service, interactive salon and spa using advanced salon techniques to provide hair, nail and skincare services; and to create artistic designs using the latest technology, trends and brand name products. Core skills include entrepreneurship, salon ecology, safety and electricity, general anatomy and chemistry.

Technical skills include hair care and treatments, esthetics, nail technology, hair cutting and hair coloring. This course uses an advanced integrated curriculum in academics, technical and workplace skills. Successful completion of the Cosmetology program allows the student to apply for State licensing exams (which requires postsecondary attendance).

Licenses/Certificates Available

  • State of Michigan Cosmetologist License
  • Customer Service and Sales National Certification



Northeast Campus • Randy Maddock, Counselor • 248.451.2710 •




Session Hours Daily Hours Notes
Summer 1 112 7 Students attend between
Sophomore and Junior Year
Junior Year 457.5 2.5 AM or PM Sessions
Summer 2 112 7 Students attend between
Junior and Senior Year
Senior Year 457.5 2.5 PM Session
Senior Year
(Extended Day)
432.5 2.5 2nd Year Cosmetology
Students Only
Total Hours Available: 1571.5

Attendance at all of the above listed sessions are required in order to complete the 1500 hour State of Michigan Cosmetology requirement to then be eligible for the Cosmetology State of Michigan Licensing Exam. The Licensing Exam includes both a Practical Exam and Theory Exam. A student must pass both exams in order to earn a State of Michigan Cosmetology License.

Cosmetology is a regional program for students throughout the entire county. Students may be required to provide their own transportation to the NE Campus for both Summer 1 and Summer 2 sessions along with their junior and senior year in order to participate in the Cosmetology program.