Associated Teachers/Faculty

Ms. Bessom, Mrs. Gilroy

Career Program Description

Students in this program will develop the creative and technical skills required to be successful in the cosmetology field. Students are taught how to perform all aspects of the program including hair, skin, nail care and personal responsibility, as well as the professional work ethics needed to secure employment in outside industry. Hours are eligible to be recorded with the state once the student turns 16 years of age. Upon the completion of 1000 theory and practical hours, each student will have the opportunity to take the State Board Licensing Exam and receive their operator’s license to become a contributing professional in the industry. Each graduate of the Cosmetology program will have the opportunity to receive a high school diploma, a certificate of completion, and be able to sit for the State Board License Exam. Students will have the opportunity to further develop their skills in a supervised salon setting through our Cooperative Education Program.

Program affiliations include: Massachusetts State Board of Cosmetology Operator’s License, Catherine Hinds School of Esthetics, E. Grady School of Esthetics, Paul Mitchell Advanced Colorist Academy, and Spa Tech

Career Paths

  • Hairstylist
  • Colorist
  • Chemical Texture Specialist
  • Platform Artist
  • Skin Care
  • Make-up
  • Nail
  • Sales Representative
  • Salon Owner/ Manager
  • Educator

Related Activities

  • SkillsUSA Club
  • Scholarships
  • Summer internship opportunities
  • Job placement


  • Special person day
  • Client days
  • Toys for Tots drive
  • Student invitation day
  • Haunted happenings