The Cosmetology Course includes the fundamentals of hair, facials, and nails. The course includes instruction in all safety and sanitary measures related to patron protection, job training, ethics and self assurance.  Cosmetology requirements for graduation are completion of 1600 hours and the minimum requirements of Theory and Operations.

Course Objective

  1. To instruct students in the fundamentals of Cosmetology for effective advancement in the field of hair, facials, and nails.
  2. To instruct student in all safety and sanitary measures for patron protection.
  3. To help instill in students attitudes and good habits related to:
    1. Basic procedures
    2. Creativeness
    3. Self assurance
    4. Responsibility
    5. Ethics

Tuition and Textbook Information

Tuition and fees are charged to a student who completes the program within the normal time.

Tuition $15,000.00  Book & Kit $2,000.00 Registration $75.00 STRF $42.50  Total $17,117.50

*Textbooks: Below is the textbooks Lancaster Beauty School uses in the Cosmetology Course.

As the cost of the kit includes the books, the prices indicated are for replacements only.

  • Milady Standard Cosmetology – 2012 – ISBN: 9781439059302-6/$104.95
  • Milady Standard Theory Workbook – 2012 – ISBN: 9781439059234/$44.95
  • Milady Standard Practical Workbook – 2012 – ISBN: 9781439059227/$44.95
  • Milady Exam Review Book – 2012 – ISBN: 1-4390-59217/$33.90
  • Milady Coursemate Access Code- 2012 – ISBN: 9781133281566 – $149.95

In compliance with the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), postsecondary customers can find valuable information about pricing, previous editions and alternate formats by visiting www.cengage.com/highered and searching by ISBN#, author, title or keyword for material in your areas of interest.

Loan, graduation, and Gainful Employment information: 7/1/2013 – 6/30/2014

  • Cosmetology – CIP Code 12.0401
  • Median Title IV  Loan Debt – $9625.00
  • Median Non-Title IV Loan Debt – $0.00
  • Median Institutional Loan Debt – $0.00
  • Program Graduation on Time Rate – 43%
  • SOC Code – 39-5012.00 For information regarding cosmetologist occupations visit The Department of Labor’s O*NET at http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/39-5012.00
  • Placement rate for 2013 based on NACCAS standards – 42.86%

For additional information, please refer to the school’s catalog.


The curriculum for students enrolled in the Course of Cosmetology is as follows:

A. Theory

Lectures were given on all cosmetology practices; including personal hygiene and good grooming; salesmanship, courtesy, neatness, and attitude in meeting the public; and antiseptics.

B. Operations

Hand on the practice of clinical operations.

  1. Electricity
  2. Bacteriology, anatomy, and physiology
  3. Disinfection & Sanitation
  4. Health & Safety/Hazardous Substances
  5. Cosmetology Act & Regulations
  6. Chemistry
  7. Wet hairstyling
  8. Thermal Hairstyling
  9. Press and curl
  10. Permanent waving
  11. Chemical straightening
  12. Hair cutting
  13. Hair coloring and Bleaching
  14. Scalp and hair treatments
  15. Facials – manuals
  16. Facials – electrical
  17. Facials – chemicals
  18. Eyebrow arching & hair removal
  19. Make-up
  20. Water and oil manicure
  21. Pedi curing
  22. Artificial Nails, Liquid, powders & brush on artificial nail tips nail wraps, and repairs
  23. Job Search
  24. Additional training

All training hours will be fulfilled by completing the services in the curriculum.


Job Opportunities

When you complete your training and become a licensed Cosmetologist or Barber, there are many levels of occupations you may enter. ALL AREAS NEED CONTINUING EDUCATION. SOC Code 39-5012-00 visit www.onetonline.com for more information regarding job opportunities.

Examples of Licensed Cosmetologists:

1. General cosmetology knowledge covering all areas of the “Art of Hairstyling.” There are both chemical and non-chemical.
a. Chemical – Permanent Waving, Chemical
Straightening, Hair Coloring, etc.
b. Non-Chemical – Hairstyling, Haircutting, Make-up
Artist, Facial expert.
2. All levels of Management.
3. Education Positions
4. Merchandising Field – Sales, Buyer, Seller, etc.
5. Scientific Field – Demonstrator, Research, etc.
6. Writing Field – Promotional Writer, Beauty Editor, etc.

Gainful Employment Information