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.

Certificates and Licensures

MTECH Program Certificate in Cosmetology

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

Program Snapshot

  Registration Eligibility: Adults and high school seniors. High school juniors are eligible with approval.

  Registration Availability: 

Register on Jan 15 for the Mar 18 start date
Register on Mar 19 for the Jun 3 start date
Register on Jun 4 for the Aug 20 start date
Register on Aug 21 for the Oct 21 start date
Register on Oct 22 for the Jan 13 start date

  Program Length: 1600 Hours. This works out to be approximately 533 calendar days not including weekends and holidays.

  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

  Gainful Employment Disclosure

  Articulation Agreements: Up to 30 credit hours towards AAS Technology Management from UVU or towards AAS General Technology with Emphasis from USU.


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

Alpine School District Students: In addition to meeting with the Cosmetology Program Coordinator, students meet with their high school counselor and obtain a Cosmetology Checklist. Once the checklist is complete you must meet with Jess Carter at the Alpine School District Office. Once this is done, submit a completed pre-registration packet to student services to be cleared to register for the program.

  Entrance Assessment: Students must take the MTECH Entrance Assessment. The Entrance Assessment is free and takes about an hour to complete. No appointment is necessary. To learn more visit

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

 Students are required to meet with the Cosmetology Program Coordinator to work out attendance schedule details and review the Cosmetology Pre-registration Packet. This packet must be submitted to Student Services before students can register for the program.

To make an appointment please contact the Cosmetology Program Coordinator at the campus you wish to attend:

Cosmetology Program Coordinator at Lehi Campus Monday @ 3:15 pm or Tuesday@ 9:00 am no appt. necessary 801-753-4169

Cosmetology Program Coordinator at Spanish Fork Campus Tuesday @ 5:00 pm or Thursday @ 9:00 am By Appointment Only 801-753-4187

MTECH Cosmetology Pre-Registration Packet


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

Available Attendance Schedule Students Can Choose From:

Option 1 - Lehi Day Sessions (30 or 40 hour week)
Students who register at our Lehi Campus for the day schedules will select from the following available hours:

8:00 AM 5:30 PM M-TH
8:00 AM 4:30 PM Friday
6:30 AM 3:00 PM Saturday

Students will attend Monday through Friday at first and then move to a Tuesday through Saturday schedule.

Option 2 - Spanish Fork Day Sessions (30 or 40 hour week)
Students who register at our Spanish Fork Campus for the day schedules will select from the following available hours:

8:00 AM 4:30 PM M-TH
8:00 AM 4:30 PM Friday
6:30 AM 3:00 PM Saturday

Students will attend Monday through Friday at first and then move to a Tuesday through Saturday schedule.

Option 3 - Evening Sessions for either Lehi or Spanish Fork (26 hour week)
Students who register at either campus for evening schedules will attend 26 hours per week from 4:30 PM to 9:00 PM, Monday through Thursday and Saturdays from 6:30 AM to 3:00 PM.

Tuition and Fees

Registration Fee$40.00 
Program Fees$2,450.00 Includes facilities fee, books and kits. 
Pre-paid Leave Time$260.00Pre-paid Leave Time
total:$5,950.00 All tuition and fees are due at the time of registration.

Materials and Supplies

State Licensure$60.00 
State Board Practical Exam$87.00 
State Board Theory Exam$87.00 
Additional Mannequins$40.00 approx. Optional as needed


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