The Cosmetology program is designed to provide comprehensive training in all aspects of hair care, skincare and nail care. The curriculum includes health and safety practices related to cosmetology, technical skills and knowledge of practical applications in cosmetology and related content including customer service, marketing, employability and business finance and management.

In addition to gaining proficiency in the MA CVTE frameworks for cosmetology, students will attain 1000 hours of training from the MA Board of Cosmetology. Completion of 1000 hours qualifies a student to sit for the MA State Board of Cosmetology Operator Exam. Students who pass this exam may qualify to participate in The Blue Hills Cooperative Education Program (COOP).

Career Opportunities (Entry Level):

  • Nail Technician
  • Hairstylist/Licensed Operator
  • Salon Software Sales Representative

With Experience or Advanced Training:

  • Esthetician
  • Massage Therapist
  • Hair Extension Specialist

Related Fields/Occupations:

  • Beauty Industry Marketing
  • Online Beauty Editor
  • Dermatologist


Janice LaVoie

Lead Cosmetology Instructor


Colleen Zentz

Cosmetology Instructor