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Barbering - CERT

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.


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

Degree Requirements

The follow degree requirements are for the 2019-2021 Catalog. For other catalogs, please see Catalogs

Minimum of 49 Credit Hours

Program Requirements (49 credit hours)
BARB252 Shaving and Beard Trimming 2
BARB260 Barber Clinic Practice 4
CSMT109 Cosmetology Theory I 4
CSMT118 Shampoo, Rinses & Scalp Trtmnts 4
CSMT123 Steril,Sanitation & Bacteriology 4
CSMT126 Hair Cutting 5
CSMT139 Cosmetology Theory II 4
CSMT143 Facials 4
CSMT152 Chemical Rearranging 5
CSMT209 Cosmetology Theory III 4
CSMT217 Hair Coloring and Bleaching 4
CSMT222 Hairstyling 5

Optional Courses for Licensure (0 credit hours)
CSMT239 Cosmetology Theory IV 4
CSMT243 Salon Business and Retail Sales 2