"Connecting Your Passions, Your Dreams"

A cosmetology students does a hair style mannequin in the salon.


The cosmetology students participate in real-world experiences by owning and operating the Hi-Point salon on main campus and hosting several Cut-A-Thons throughout the year. Students may earn their Ohio Board of Cosmetology license and obtain a tanning license, which they can put to use while pursuing further education or career opportunities.

Students learn about hair styling; manicures and pedicures; trends in the fashion, make-up and hair industry; and discover opportunities in the beauty field from the local salon to the big-time Hollywood stylist all in our on-site salon. Students also have the opportunity to attend a variety of conferences and study trips.


Practical Learning Experiences

Students will learn:

  • Hair shaping, styling and coloring
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Facial treatments
  • Skin care
  • Make-up
  • Business management

Required Courses

Below are the career-technical classes offered during this two-year program. Students may also choose to add electives to their schedule.

Year One
Microbiology and Infection Control
Fundamentals of Hair Cutting and Styling

Year Two
Fundamentals of Chemical Services
Skin Care Fundamentals and Enhancements
Human Services Capstone


Ginger Shellenberger

Junior Cosmetology Instructor
Ohio Hi-Point Career Center

Cindy Harlan

Senior Cosmetology Instructor
Ohio Hi-Point Career Center

Industry Certifications

Ohio State Board of Cosmetology License

College Partnerships

Clark State Community College
Columbus State Community College
Rhodes State Community College

*Partnerships continue to evolve. Talk to the instructor for the most up-to-date partnerships and credit options.

Salary Potential

$22,000 (Nail Technician)
$27,000 (Cosmetologist)
$33,000 (Esthetician)


Ohio Hi-Point Career Center SkillsUSA


Hi-Point Salon

Our Cosmetology students run and manage the Hi-Point Salon, which is open to the public. Call today to schedule your appointment! 


Hours of Operation: Wednesday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Call 937-599-3010 ext. 1420

Please call to schedule an appointment at 937-599-3010 ext. 1420. Hours of operation are subject to change due to school events.

See salon services and pricing