Washington Career & Technical Education Center


Pathway: Human Services

The Career Center Cosmetology Program is a two-year program recognized by the Louisiana State Board of Cosmetology enabling students to earn clock hours toward the completion of a cosmetology license while earning credits toward graduation. Students receive basic training and learn the latest techniques of the beauty industry in our state-of-the-art salon.

The Louisiana State Board of Cosmetology requires 1500 clock hours of instruction and for students to pass two exams to become licensed. Students earn up to 500 hours that do transfer to a post-secondary accredited training program in Louisiana. Students may also earn dual credits through South Louisiana Community College. 

** Dual Enrollment is available through South Louisiana Community College for a Technical Degree in Cosmetology.


500 hours in Cosmetology

 Open to students who are 16 years of age and completed the 10th grade.