If you have creative juices that need expression, cosmetology is the career for you!  And the good news is the job outlook in the cosmetology industry is expected to grow by 18 percent from 2018 to 2028, which is slightly faster than the average for all occupations, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. The industry already employs almost a million professionals in beauty salons, barbershops, and nail and skincare salons in the United States.

Cosmetology students at Ranger College have the advantage of hands-on learning in the student salon. Students receive experience as well as classroom course work that prepares them for a career in the cosmetology industry. They learn the basics and receive personal training from experienced professionals. The first clients who are introduced are the manikins!

After students complete coursework, they begin working in the student salon, getting experience with real clients. With guidance from their instructors, students learn the fundamentals of haircutting, styling and coloring, chemical services, shampooing, and perming.  Students learn the science of make-up application, facials, skincare, nail technology and pedicures. Students develop relationships with guests and can even build a clientele. The skills learned at Ranger College Cosmetology are transferable to any beauty environment.

Ranger’s cosmetology students have an advantage over other cosmetology programs because the salon management course exposes them to the possibility of entrepreneurship. The program helps to prepare students for that opportunity. You will not find that in every cosmetology school. Above all, Ranger is one-third the price of private schools of cosmetologyRanger College offers dual credit, operator and instructor courses in cosmetology at our Erath County and Brown County Centers.

For more information about the cosmetology program at Ranger College call (254) 968-1091 for the Erath Center or (325) 646-8822 for Brown County Center or visit the program on the web at https://www.rangercollege.edu/cosmetology/.