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.

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Darlene Durrant

Program Coordinator

  • Hair Design
  • Program Hours: 1200 hours
  • Campus Location: Lehi Main

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Kristi Nelson

Instructor (Night)

  • Hair Design
  • Program Hours: 1200 hours
  • Campus Location: Lehi Main

Certificates and Licensures

  • MTECH Program Certificate in Hair Design

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

Program Snapshot

  Registration Eligibility: Adults and high school seniors.

  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 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.


  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  

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

 Pre-Registration Process: All students are required to view the Hair Design 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.


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 campus
  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


Night Class
(26 Hours)

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

Day Class
(30 Hours)

Lehi 104 8:00am-2:30pm

Beginning Students: Monday-Friday

Advanced Students:

  104 6:00am-3:00pm Advanced Students:

Day Class
(40 Hours)

Lehi 104 8:00am-4:30pm

Beginning Students: Monday-Friday

Advanced Students:

  104 6:00am-3:00pm Advanced Students:


* Any alternate schedules must be approved by the program coordinator prior to registration.


Item Cost Notes
Registration Fee $40.00  
Facilities Fee $50.00  
Program Fees $2,379.00

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 $2,520.00  
Pre-Paid Leave Time $201.60  
subTotal: $5,190.60 All tuition and fees are due at the time of registration.

Note: Each mannequin is approximately $35-$45

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