Health and Beauty Management: Associate of Applied Science Degree
The Health and Beauty Management program prepares the licensed cosmetologist to own or operate a beauty parlor, salon or spa or to manage his or her own booth. This degree is designed for individuals who have earned a cosmetology certificate or diploma and have successfully passed their state board of cosmetology exam. A maximum of 50 quarter credit hours from a cosmetology certificate or diploma program is required to transfer into the health and beauty vocational core.
Students are able to add business skills to their industry knowledge and experiences through a performance-based curriculum that includes studies in management, marketing, communication, and career management. This program is an excellent option for students who wish to pursue a management career or become an entrepreneur in the health and beauty sector.
Student Learning Outcomes
Graduates of the program will:
- Identify a variety of employment options in the health and beauty sector.
- Create a comprehensive health and beauty business plan.
- Demonstrate proficiency in written and oral communication skills.
- Design a plan for participating in professional activities and pursuing personal and professional development.