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The Cosmetology program prepares students for licensing by the Washington State Board of Cosmetology. Licensing requirements consist of theory and practical application of theory. Instruction and practice in the program include training for shampooing, scalp and hair analysis, haircutting and trimming, removal and trim of facial hair, and thermal, wet and dry styling. Students will have to complete time in the adult program to become licensed.

Career Opportunities

  • Licensed cosmetologist
  • Nail technician
  • Barber
  • Salon receptionist
  • Salon owner

Certification Opportunities: Preparation for Washington State Cosmetology Exam

Pre-Requisites: Junior/senior standing. Returning students must have a "C" or better their first year and instructor approval.

Sessions offered:  AM Session is 8 to 11 a.m. PM Session is noon to 3 p.m.

Length of Program: 1-2 years

Victoria’s Academy, 23 W. First Ave., Kennewick.

Equivalency Credits: 1.0 Lab Science 1.0 Visual Art,  0.5 Technical English 1 or 2

Occupational/Elective Credits: 3 per Year


Victoria's Academy of Cosmetology

(509) 586-9979