Prepare for a career as a hair stylist, manicurist, salon manager, or skin care specialist in our Cosmetology program. 

Always been interested in hair and makeup? Our Cosmetology program may be for you. Our students are prepared for employment in various cosmetology-related areas and earn a technical diploma. They learn fundamental concepts, knowledge, and practical techniques and skills of cosmetology. 

Students work in an on-site salon, which is equipped and managed according to industry standards by the students with instructor supervision. The program is approved by the Louisiana State Board of Cosmetology and meets the 1500-hour requirement. Upon completion of the program, students are eligible to take the Louisiana State Board of Cosmetology licensure exam.

This program is offered at our Abbeville Campus.


Whether you want to work as a hair stylist, manicurist, salon manager, or skin care specialist, SoLAcc will prepare you for a life in cosmetology after graduation.

All graduates of the Cosmetology program can:

  • Comprehend and apply information relevant to their roles as a cosmetologist;
  • Demonstrate technical proficiency in all skills necessary to be a cosmetologist; and
  • Demonstrate personal behavior consistent with professional and employer expectations for cosmetologists.

Average Salaries:

  • Hairstylist & Cosmetologist: $27,760
  • Manicurist: $22,520

(Bureau of Labor Statistics, Louisiana Average Salary 2021)


Sam Harb

Dean of Business, IT and Technical Studies

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