Cosmetology program

The Cosmetology program prepares students to enter the world of hair design by teaching the skills necessary for success in a competitive industry. Students learn the basics of cosmetology and the science behind the artistry. Cosmetologist job duties include hair care services such as shampooing, cutting, coloring, styling hair, chemical texture and massaging and treating the scalp. Other services include applying cosmetics and facial treatments, hair removal and nail and skin care services. Students work on clients in a modern, well-equipped salon and are kept up-to-date with the newest techniques, products and equipment. To obtain a Cosmetology license, a student must complete the 1600 hour program and pass the Utah State Cosmetology licensure exam. Licensed Cosmetologists in Utah are authorized to work as Cosmetologists, Nail Technicians, Estheticians and Barbers. Students who complete the Cosmetology program will receive Program Certificates in Nail Technology and Esthetician and a Certificate of Program Completion in Cosmetology.

Program Cost
(Tuition, Student Fees and Books. Some courses may require additional fees.)
Program Length
1600 hours (17 months)
Main Campus
Open Enrollment Year Round
Training Schedule

Training Schedules

1/18/2017 12PM Training Block

COSM 1165: Cosmetology Esthetics

Apr 14, 2017 - Jun 26, 2017

12:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Mo Tu We Th Fr

1/18/2017 8AM Training Block

COSM 1155: Cosmetology II

Mar 31, 2017 - Jun 16, 2017

08:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Mo Tu We Th Fr

8/24/2016 8AM Training Block

COSM 1160: Cosmetology Nails

Apr 14, 2017 - Jun 28, 2017

08:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Mo Tu We Th Fr

Subject to Change

NOTE: High school students may request a schedule that coincides with the high school morning bell schedule by notifying Student Services.

Adult College Admission Fee
Tuition and Fees
Adult Tuition: Details
High School Students: $40.00 (additional class fees may still apply)
Books and Supplies
Certificate Processing Fee
Pell Grants
DATC Credentials
DATC Certificate of Program Completion
Industry Licensing
The DATC Cosmetology program provides students with the necessary skills to begin employment in their selected field. Students who complete their program will be prepared to take the the following Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing exams:
Placement Rates
Utah Wages
Low Median High
$8.51 $12.31 $17.20
Utah Job Outlook and Work Requirements
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists
Manicurists and Pedicurists
Skincare Specialists
High School
  1. Verify you meet program Admissions Requirements
  2. Complete the DATC Admissions process:
  3. Meet with an Enrollment Technician in Student Services
  4. Start class