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The Cosmetology Program at Midland College offers students the ability to be licensed within a year.

Midland College is certified by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulations as a cosmetology training provider. The curriculum is designed to prepare students for successful completion of the Texas Cosmetology Operator licensure examination.

Each year, the Midland College Cosmetology Program contributes to the Midland community through haircuts for needy children, contributions to Breast Cancer Awareness through pink hair extensions, and other outreach activities. 

With our on-site salon environment, students receive hands-on training while serving members of the community.

Cosmetology Salon

Cosmetology students cutting and styling at the MC salon Cosmetology students givinging manicures to senior citizens Cosmetology student styling hair at the MC salon


To apply for any MC Scholarship through AcademicWorks:

1. APPLY at https://midland.academicworks.com
2. Confirm the link sent to your email and complete application
3. Check your MC student email for notifications of award
4. Accept award & write your electronic thank you letter to the donor

*Already receiving a scholarship? Don't forget to update your application each semester! You will receive an email when it is time to do so.

  • Salons
  • Spas
  • Hair show demonstrators
  • Advisors for cosmetic surgeons
  • Make-up artists for theater, television and movies
  • Cosmetic Company representative
  • Entrepreneur and run your own salon
  • John Frieda - salon owner, stylist, product company
  • Sally Hershberger- trend setter, salon owner in LA and NYC
  • Vidal Sassoon - British hairdresser, credited for the "bob" hairstyle, product company
  • Christine Dolce - aka "ForBidden" internet icon on MySpace, model, fashion brand owner
  • Angus Mitchell - son of Paul Mitchell, artist, salon owner, stylist
  • Classes are Monday - Thursday, from 8 am to 5 pm
  • No part-time or online classes available
  • Expect lecture and lab on current styling, cutting, and chemical techniques
  • Opportunities to demonstrate techniques on clients on Tuesdays and Thursdays, as we are open to the public for services

Visit the course catalog for the most complete and up-to-date information. 

From the students...

PLEASE NOTE: Completion of Midland College degrees and/or certificates does not guarantee eligibility to take a certification/registry/licensure examination. The eligibility of each person is determined on an individual basis by the regulatory body of the specific discipline. If you have a conviction of a crime other than a minor traffic violation, physical or mental disability/illness, hospitalization/treatment for chemical dependency within the past five years, current intemperate use of drugs or alcohol or a previous denial of a licensure or action by a licensing authority, you will need to contact the specific regulatory body for an individual ruling. Some programs require a criminal background check and urine and drug screen.



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