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Cosmetology training

Prepare for the beauty career you’ve always dreamed of in our Cosmetology training program. At the Blue Cliff College Cosmetology School, you can exercise your creativity and learn what it takes to become industry-ready. Students enrolled in our Cosmetology program will have the opportunity to gain hands-on training and practice in simulated student salons.

The cosmetology theories learned in class, such as the art of hairstyling, hair coloring, and hair-cutting can be applied to real-world clients. As a cosmetology student at Blue Cliff College, your experienced instructors will help guide you during your training to ensure you’re improving and growing confidence in your abilities.


Blue Cliff College Cosmetology School | Explore your Potential

Throughout your cosmetology training, we want you to explore your potential and strengthen your artistry. At our cosmetologist school in Louisiana and Mississippi, you are encouraged to be expressive in your work while acquiring new techniques and skills that can be put to action in your potential cosmetologist career. The ability to create and help satisfy clients are some of the qualities that make a great cosmetologist1. Just a few of the soft-skills and qualities that are important when you are training for cosmetology are:

  • Creativity
  • Customer-service communication skills
  • Listening skills
  • Time management skills2

Learn the foundations of cosmetology and what it takes to launch a successful career at Blue Cliff College’s cosmetology program offered in Louisiana and Mississippi!

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Cosmetology License Requirements

To pursue a cosmetology license, you must successfully complete the required hours of training needed by your state boards of cosmetology. Graduates of our 1,500 clock hour or 82 credit hour Cosmetology courses are eligible to take the cosmetology licensure exam in Louisiana or Mississippi.


Blue Cliff College Helps Prepare Graduates for Entry-Level Positions in the Beauty Industry

Graduates of our cosmetology program (once they become a licensed cosmetologist) can pursue entry-level employment as a:

  • Hairstylist
  • Color specialist
  • Skin or nail specialist
  • Platform or makeup artist
  • Cosmetic salesperson
  • And more!

For more information about a career as a Cosmetologist, please visit the U.S. Department of Labor’s O*NET website. The Standard Occupational Code (SOC) for the career 39-5012.00 and the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) code for this program is 12.0401.

Flexible Training Options Available

If you’re worried about fitting your cosmetology education requirements into your busy schedule, it can be achievable at Blue Cliff College. We understand you may have commitments such as balancing a family and your current work, which is why we offer day and night classes. Speak with one of our admissions representatives for more information. Program times vary by campus.


Cosmetology Frequently Asked Questions

Want to learn more about:

  • What it takes to become a Cosmetologist
  • Blue Cliff College’s Cosmetology program
  • Finding a job as a Cosmetologist

Check out our Cosmetology FAQ page!

How Much does Beauty School at Blue Cliff College cost?

At Blue Cliff College’s Beauty School, we’re committed to providing quality training at our cosmetology schools in Mississippi and Louisiana while also preparing you to start your career as soon as possible
*1500 clock hour student tuition is based on clock hour credits. *82 credit hour students tuitions is based on FA credits as of January 01, 2020 Program availability and times vary by campus Financial Aid is available for those that qualify. *The cost of books for this program are included in the price of tuition. For a list of books associated with each program, ISBN, and price click here. Students must pass the applicable state licensing exam to gain employment as a licensed cosmetologist in the cosmetology field. The cost of the exam is included in the tuition.

Blue Cliff Campuses with Cosmetology Programs in Louisiana and Mississippi

Cosmetology school and programs are available at the following Blue Cliff College campus locations:

Alexandria, LA

A Branch of Metairie

Houma, LA

A Branch of Metairie

Lafayette, LA

A Branch of Metairie

Metairie, LA

Satellite Location


A Branch of Metairie
Licensing Information and Accreditation
Blue Cliff College’s Cosmetology School maintains current certification and accreditation so you know you’re learning skills that are valued in your field. We are:
  • Licensed by Mississippi Commission on Proprietary School and College Registration, License No. C–110
  • Licensed by the Louisiana and Mississippi State Boards of Cosmetology†
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
State requirements and licensing vary from state to state. The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) is a recognized accrediting agency by the US Department of Education.
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