According to the most recent U. S. Department of Labor's Occupational Outlook Handbook, the overall employment of cosmetologist is expected to grow 14 percent from 2010 to 2020. The following video provides information on cosmetology careers. This video is produced by the Texas Genuine project which provides information on all workforce careers available in the State of Texas.
Degrees and Certificates from the TVCC Catalog:
Cosmetology Student Instructor Curriculum
Cosmetology Admissions Packet
The Nail Tech Technology program provides students the opportunity to learn the basic manipulation and theoretical skills necessary to become a licensed nail technician. The program provides 600 clock hours of instruction over a 16-week semester. The program is available in the fall semester and spring semester. Students may register for the program during the fall registration and spring registration. Students will receive 16 semester credit hours upon successful completion of the program. Upon completion of 600 clock hours, graduates will contain the necessary theory and basic skills to pass the State Board Examination for manicure certification and entry level employment as a nail technician. The program is located on the Athens Campus.
Ms. Dolores Fullwood
Ms. Brenda Boyd
Ms. Christine Henery
For students in this course who may have a criminal background, please be advised that the background could keep you from being licensed by the State of Texas. If you have a question about your background and licensure, please speak with your faculty member or the department chair. You also have the right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from the applicable licensing agency.