Salon and spa management prepares students for careers in the professional care of hair, skin, and nails. In addition to the required year of training, students must complete all requirements and pass the Alabama Board of Cosmetology Examination. During the training period, the student will learn the technical skills with state-of-the-art equipment and tools.
Courses are taught year round during the day and evening to fit a wide range of schedules.
The national average for annual earnings is $23,100 and the hourly earnings is $11.12. The top 10% annual earnings is $45,800 and the hourly earnings is $22.04.
Employment of cosmetologists, barbers, estheticians, and nail technicians is projected to grow 10 percent from 2014 to 2024, faster than the average for all occupations. Most job openings will result from the need to replace workers who leave the occupation.