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The primary purpose of the Instructor Program is to train the student in the basic teaching skills, educational judgments, proper work habits, and desirable attitudes necessary to pass the State Board examination and for competency in job entry level employment as an Instructor or related career avenue.

Program Length:  750 clock hours with no experience.

Instructional Method: The program is presented through comprehensive lesson plans that reflect effective educational methods. Clinic equipment, implements, and products are comparable to those used in the industry. Subjects are presented by lecture, demonstration, and interactive student participation. Audiovisual aids, guest speakers, field trips, projects, activities, and other related learning methods are used for program delivery.

Program Goals: The objective is to train the graduate for an entry-level position as Instructor in the field of cosmetology. To ensure continued career success, the graduate will continue to learn new and current information related to techniques, communications skills and teaching methodologies to improve teaching skills.

Curriculum: Instructor 750 Hours (State required minimum hours in each subject).

Upon completion of the Program, a successful board exam and subsequent licensing, the former student becomes a licensed Instructor in the field of cosmetology.


Program Reference Materials: Milady Master Educator

Basic Principals of Student Teaching 350
Psychology As Applied To Cosmetology 50
Business Experience or Management 50
Practice Teaching 300
Total 750


  • Instructor trainees are assigned practice teaching under supervision of a licensed Instructor

  • Instructor trainees are not allowed to do patron services. Said instructor may only demonstrate for or otherwise assist student under their supervision

  • Instructor trainees will be required to develop Lesson Plans

  • Total hours required may be reduced at the discretion of the Texas State Board of Cosmetology. In general, the hours required may be reduced 100 hours for every year of work experience, up to 300 hours maximum (3 years). Other college hours are considered.

  • The student must maintain a passing score of 70% and complete all practical and written exams

  • All learning components and practical/written examinations must be completed satisfactorily

  • All fees must be paid before the student completes the Program hours.

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