Cosmetology


The Cosmetology training will provide students a minimum of 1,600 attended hours of instruction focused on: hair, esthetics, and nail related training.

This program will prepare students to sit for the Utah State Board of Cosmetology Licensing Exams. Students receive valuable experience focused on Hair Cutting Techniques, Hair Coloring, Chemical Hair Services, Hair Extensions, Barbering, Facials, Waxing, and Nails.

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Darlene Durrant

Program Coordinator

  • Cosmetology
  • Program Hours: 1600 hours
  • Campus Location: Lehi Main

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Shelley Merryweather

Program Coordinator

  • Cosmetology
  • Program Hours: 1600 hours
  • Campus Location: Spanish Fork

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Kristi Nelson

Instructor

  • Cosmetology
  • Program Hours: 1600 hours
  • Campus Location: Lehi Main

Certificates and Licensures

  • MTECH Program Certificate in Cosmetology

Students are prepared to sit for the State of Utah Cosmetology Certification Exam, which requires a social security number.

Program Snapshot

  Registration Eligibility: Adults and high school seniors.

  Program Length: 1600 Hours.

  Times: Mornings, Afternoons and Evenings. See schedule details below.

  Locations: MTECH Lehi Main Campus and Spanish Fork Campus.

  Financial Aid Eligible: This program is eligible for Financial Aid and Veterans Assistance.   +Learn More

Articulation Agreements: Credit hours for completing this program can be counted towards degrees from UVU.  +Learn more.

Prerequisites

  High School Students: Students must coordinate with home high school counselors prior to registration to coordinate start dates.

  Entrance Assessment: Students must take the MTECH Entrance Assessment. The Entrance Assessment is free and takes about an hour to complete. To learn more visit mtec.edu/testing.  

  New Student Orientation: Students must complete the brief MTECH New Student Orientation prior to the first day of class.  To learn more visit mtec.edu/nso.

 Pre-Registration Process: All students are required to view the Cosmetology Program Video and complete the pre-registration documentation.  Once the pre-registration documentation is submitted online, prospective students will have completed the pre-registration requirements and are eligible to register.  All registration dates are listed in the SCHEDULE section.  Registration can be done online starting at 8:00 am on the date listed. Pre-registration will close at 5:00 pm the night before the scheduled registration date. 

Pre-Registration Program Video

Pre-registration Forms

NOTE:  If a prospective student does not complete all requirements (Apply to MTECH, Complete Entrance Assessment, View informational video and submit pre-registration documentation) they will not be cleared to register.

The State of Utah Department of Professional Licensing (DOPL) requires a Social Security number in order to test and obtain licensing.

Schedule

Note: Students can attend either a 26 hour (Night Schedule Only) or a daily schedule of a 30 hour or a 40 hr week.

registration and Start dates for lehi and Spanish Fork campuses
  August 2020 October 2020 January 2021 March 2021 June 2021

Registration Dates

6/24/2020 8/19/2020 10/20/2020 1/20/2021 3/16/2021

Start Date

8/18/2020 10/19/2020 1/19/2021 3/15/2021 6/1/2021

SCHEDULE FOR LEHI AND Spanish Fork CAMPUSES
SESSION CAMPUS ROOM TIMES DAYS

Night Class
(26 Hours)

Lehi 104 4:30pm-9:00pm Mon-Thu
  104 6:30am-3:00pm Sat
Spanish Fork 113 4:30pm-9:00pm Mon-Thu
  113 6:30am-3:00pm Sat
       

Day Class
(30 Hours)

Lehi 104 8:00am or 9:30am - 2:30pm

Beginning Students: Monday-Friday

Advanced Students:
Tuesday-Saturday

  104 6:00am-3:00pm Advanced Students:
Saturday
Spanish Fork 113 8:00am or 9:30am - 2:30pm

Beginning Students: Monday-Friday

Advanced Students:
Tuesday-Saturday

  113 6:00am-3:00pm Advanced Students:
Saturday
       

Day Class
(40 Hours)

Lehi 104 8:00am or 9:30am - 4:30pm

Beginning Students: Monday-Friday

Advanced Students:
Tuesday-Saturday

  104 6:00am-3:00pm Advanced Students:
Saturday
Spanish Fork 113 8:00am or 9:30am - 4:30pm

Beginning Students: Monday-Friday

Advanced Students:
Tuesday-Saturday

  113 6:00am-3:00pm Advanced Students:
Saturday

Tuition and Fees

Item Cost Notes
Registration Fee $40.00  
Facilities Fee $50.00  
Program Fees $2,634.00 Includes books, kit and most materials (additional mannequins may need to be purchased). State Board practical exam fee, State Board theory exam fee and State of Utah Licensure fee.
Tuition $3,360.00  
Pre-paid Leave Time $273.00  
total: $6,357.00  All tuition and fees are due at the time of registration.


Note: Costs for additional mannequins as needed are approx. $35.00–$45.00 each.

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