Program Number: 31-502-1
School Year: 2020-2021
Technical Diploma (1 year)
Campus: Fond du Lac
This program is eligible for financial aid

Be a trendsetter and let your creative side shine with a technical diploma in Cosmetology from Moraine Park Technical College.

About the Program

Cut, style and polish your way to a successful and in-demand career with the Cosmetology program at Moraine Park! The Cosmetology program is perfect for creative, artistic people who enjoy working with people. Students start with basics skills in the classroom, then advance to perfecting their skills by working with real clients in Techniques Salon & Spa on the Fond du Lac Campus; a full-service salon and spa where students provide hair, skin and nail services.

What You'll Learn

Whether it’s a trendy color service, a beautifying facial, or spa manicures and pedicures, Cosmetology students are trained with all necessary skills to provide high quality salon services. Students learn the latest techniques, hear from industry artists and attend local beauty shows.

Students are prepared to take the Wisconsin NIC Cosmetology Licensing Exam and upon graduation begin working as a cosmetologist.

Students in the Cosmetology program must have stamina to stand for long periods of time. Class attendance is crucial to student success.

Program start dates are scheduled for August and January each academic year. Classes run Monday through Friday.

Students must be accepted into the program prior to enrolling in the courses. All fees must be paid prior to program start. Class size is limited to the first 20 paid students. Early enrollment is encouraged. Students are strongly encouraged to get on the waiting list, if necessary. As class space becomes available, wait-list students are offered the spots. 

Number Title Crs
Semester 1
103-159 Computer Literacy - Microsoft Office 1
502-304 Hairstyling, Shampooing and Scalp Treatment 2
502-311 Haircutting, Basic Forms 2
502-334 Permanent Wave Techniques 2
502-347 Hair Color and Lightening 2
890-101 College 101 2
Total 11
Semester 2
502-300 Professional Practices 2
502-302 Hairstyling, Basic Techniques 2
502-312 Razor and Clipper Cutting Basics 1
502-336 Chemical Services and Properties of the Hair 1
502-338 Electricity and Chemistry 1
502-348 Highlighting and Corrective Color 1
Total 8
Semester 3
502-309 Nail Care 1
502-313 Mens and Womens Adv. Haircutting Skills 1
502-332 Facials/Skin Structure and Its Disorders 2
502-341 Salon Services 1 2
Total 6
Semester 4
502-318 Artificial Nails 1
502-342 Salon Services 2 4
502-356 Laws and Rules 1
502-381 Salon Operations 1
801-310 Occupational Communication 2
Total 9
Semester 5
502-343 Salon Services 3 5
502-355 Anatomy and Book Final 1
Total 6
Total Credits 40