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The primary purpose of this program is to train the student in the basic manipulative skills, safety judgments, proper work habits, and desirable attitudes necessary to obtain licensure and for competency in entry-level positions in barbering or a related career field.

Completion of this certificate can be applied toward the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Vocational/Technical Studies.

Institutional Proficiency Requirements

In addition to the courses listed below for this program of study, students must also complete institutional proficiencies of ENG098 and MATH075.

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Certificate Requirements - Minimum of 49 Credit Hours Print Requirements

Program Requirements       (49 hours)
BARB252 Shaving and Beard Trimming 2 credits
BARB260 Barber Clinic Practice 4 credits
CSMT109 Cosmetology Theory I 4 credits
CSMT118 Shampoo, Rinses, and Scalp Treatments 4 credits
CSMT123 Sterilization, Sanitation, and Bacteriology 4 credits
CSMT126 Hair Cutting 5 credits
CSMT139 Cosmetology Theory II 4 credits
CSMT143 Facials 4 credits
CSMT152 Chemical Rearranging 5 credits
CSMT209 Cosmetology Theory III 4 credits
CSMT217 Hair Coloring and Bleaching 4 credits
CSMT222 Hairstyling 5 credits
Optional Courses for Licensure       
CSMT239Cosmetology Theory IV 4 credits
CSMT243Salon Business and Retail Sales 2 credits

Gainful Employment Barbering Information

Program Resources

Program Director: Gary Martinez
Phone: (505)454-2522
Email: gmartinez@luna.edu
Program Advisor: Germaine Sandoval
Phone: (5405)454-5345
Email: gsandoval@luna.edu

ACCESS Center Personnel

Director: Renee Maestas
Phone: (505)454-5355
Email: rmaestas@luna.edu
Advisor: Janice Medrano
Phone: (505)454-2546
Email: jmedrano@luna.edu

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