Cosmetology Program

Cosmetology group with twelve students and instructor

Welcome to the wonderful world of cosmetology! Whether you are passionate about hair, makeup, nails, or skincare, get ready to embark on a journey where creativity meets transformation. Unlock your creativity, embrace the fusion of art and science, and let the beauty you create echo far beyond the salon chair. 

The course program will prepare students with a career in Cosmetology. A students success depends on their complete participation in the program. Since the program's inception, hundred of students have graduated. Students interested in the program do not need any prior knowledge of the field, only an interest.

Start by visiting the Steps to Getting Started to get step-by-step guides on becoming a Cerritos College student. 

The Cosmetology Program Information Sheet will provide you with additional information on fees, pre-requisites, enrollment and on-campus resources. 

Please find additional resource links below:

By visiting the Counseling Department website at students can select from Virtual Appointments, Virtual Drop-In or Submit a Question as counseling resources.

NOTE: Counseling staff is unable to assist with appointment scheduling via the phone, please use the provided resource links.

Summer 2024 Registration - will be offered for continuing students only.

Fall 2024 Registration - 1st 9 weeks: 08/19-10/18 

  • 100A / 32750
  • 100B / 32751
  • 101A / 32752
  • 101B / 32753
  • 102 / 32754
  • 103 / 32758

Fall 2024 Registration - 2nd 9 weeks: 10/21-12/16

  • 100A / 33011
  • 100B / 33012
  • 101A / 33013
  • 101B / 33014
  • 102 / 32756
  • 103 / 32760

Spring 2025 & Summer 2025 - will be offered for continuing students only. 

ATTENTION: The cosmetology program will be offered only during the Fall terms for new students.