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why choose cosmetology?
- when a beauty professional connects with their clients, making them look and feel great triggers a personal transformation.
- do you have a creative streak? cosmetologists are the artists who dream up dynamic, eye-popping looks for any occasion and master techniques to flatter every face.
- because cosmetology is so frequently about trends and change, it’s a great career for creative people who love to learn.
wisconsin rapids campus
500 32nd street north
wisconsin rapids, wisconsin 54494
length of program: one year
start dates: fall and spring
what you'll learn
combined with successful completion of the state licensing exam, mid-state’s cosmetology program provides the theory and practice you need to build your cosmetology career. students study hair cutting, perming/relaxing, and styling, as well as facial and scalp treatments, barbering, makeup, pedicuring, manicuring, and more. the program emphasizes sanitation and safety.
you’ll learn from experienced instructors, guest lectures, demonstrations, industry representatives, and platform artists. your practice will progress from working on mannequins to providing services in the on-campus salon. many other hands-on opportunities are available, including job shadowing.
mid-state’s cosmetology program prepares students to obtain the required licensure to be employed/practice in the state of wisconsin. the college does not guarantee its curriculum matches the requirements for preparation, examination, or licensure for other states.
estimated entire program cost
cost based on the 2020/2021 academic calendar year.
- Tuition & Fees: $5,301.59
- books: $369.55
- supplies, uniforms, and/or exams: $2,175.00
- total estimated cost: $7,846.14
financial aid eligibility
this program is eligible for full financial aid.
|31502336||chemical texture services||3.00|
|31502316||theory of general sciences||1.00|
|31502343||salon client relations||4.00|
|31502344||Salon Ecology & Industry Trends||4.00|
|31502349||Salon Communication & Management||3.00|
|31502350||Salon Sales & Marketing||3.00|
stacy brock, ba
stacy brock has over 15 years of experience as a barber/cosmetologist. she has owned her own salon and also taught at the state college of beauty culture in wausau. she holds a bachelor’s degree in human resource management from concordia university in wisconsin.
“work hard in silence and let your success make the noise.”
- cosmetic sales
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take the next step
“i couldn't have asked for a better education. my instructors were some of the most incredible people, and they were willing to do whatever was necessary to help everyone.”
choose your path
career pathways help you take your education one step at a time to maximize your investment and make college fit your life. earn a credential and start using it in the workforce. continue with another stack of related courses to gain a more advanced diploma or degree.
transfer • dual credit • credit for prior learning