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Academic Programs

Beauty & Wellness


The Cosmetology program is designed to provide competency-based knowledge, scientific/artistic principles, and hands-on fundamentals associated with the cosmetology industry. The curriculum provides a simulated salon environment which enables students to develop manipulative skills.

Graduates with 1500 hours of education can qualify to sit for the State Board of Cosmetic Arts examination. Upon successfully passing of the State Board exam, students may apply for a license. Employment is available in beauty salons and related businesses.

Salute to Service Salon Special

If you wear a uniform to work, BCC Cosmetology wants to thank you with its “Salute to Service” specials. From March 21-30, you can make an appointment for FREE haircuts, facials, scalp services, and basic manicures. Other services will be 50% off! So, if you are in the military, a veteran, work in healthcare, deliver packages and mail, or are part of a construction or manufacturing team (and the list goes on and on!), come on over! Let us pamper you in thanks for all you do! Make your appointment online or by calling 910-755-7367. While we prefer appointments, walk-ins are welcome. This special is open to the public!

Cosmetology Instructor

The Cosmetology Instructor curriculum provides a course of study for learning the skills needed to teach the theory and practice of cosmetology as required by the North Carolina Board of Cosmetic Arts.

Graduates of the program may be employed as cosmetology instructors in public or private education and business. Upon passing State Board Exams, students are eligible for employment.

Certificate Program(s)

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