Hair Design

Students in this program will be trained in hair design procedures including: styling, dressing, curling, permanent waving, shampooing, bleaching, tinting, coloring, wigs, hair extensions, barbering, cutting, clipping, shaving, or trimming the hair by the use of shears, and clippers.

Certificates and Licensures

MTECH Program Certificate in Hair Design

Program Snapshot

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

  Program Length: 1200 Hours. This works out to be approximately 400 calendar days not including weekends and holidays.

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

  Locations: MTECH Lehi Main Campus

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

  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 the 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 schedule an appointment at the campus you wish to attend by using the Schedule A Tour link at

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

MTECH Hair Design Pre-Registration Packet


Start Dates

August 20, 2019
October 21, 2019
January 13, 2020 
March 16, 2020
June 1, 2020

Students 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 Lehi Evening Sessions (26 hour week)
Students who register at Lehi 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

Item Cost Notes
Registration Fee $40.00  
Program Fees $2,429.00 Includes facilities fee 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 $2,520.00  
Pre-paid Leave Time $201.60 Pre-paid Leave Time
total: $5,190.60  All tuition and fees are due at the time of registration.


Additional mannequins as needed are $40.00 each.

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