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Cosmetology – Certificate



Certificate of Achievement

The Cosmetology Program is designed to give students thorough training in the arts, skills, and applied sciences that deal with adornment through care and treatment of the hair, nails, and skin.

What You Can Do

Graduates are prepared for licensure by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation-Division of Professional Regulations, State of Illinois, upon passing the Illinois Cosmetology examination. This qualifies the graduate for employment.


  • Barber
  • Hairstylist/Hairdresser
  • Cosmetologist
  • Salon Owner
  • Salon Manager,
  • Manicurist/Pedicurist/Nail Technician
  • Sales Representative

Earning Potential

View the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook for Hairstylists at Barbers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists : Occupational Outlook Handbook: : U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (

Modes of Instruction
Learn more about the modes of instruction offered at John A. Logan College.

Program Details

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ORI 100College 1011
COS 101Cosmetology Theory I 13
COS 111Cosmetology Laboratory 111


COS 102Cosmetology Theory II 15
COS 112Cosmetology Laboratory II 111
*COS 260 Cosmetology Review (Spring Only) is an optional refresher course to meet IDFPR licensure requirements.


COS 113Cosmetology Laboratory III 14
COS 114Cosmetology Internship Program 12

Total Hours for Degree40

The Cosmetology Certificate is a minimum of 40 credit hours. Please use our Tuition and Fees page to calculate your approximate cost.

*Students will be responsible for additional classroom materials and tools.

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Accreditation information

Program learning outcomes information.

Cosmetology Faculty Contact

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Connie Robinson

Professor of Cosmetology

Phone: (618) 985-2828 Ext. 8242
Office: D211

  1. Students must maintain a “C” in all cosmetology courses. ↩︎