Approved by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulations


Valerie Hopkins, Director
940-325-2528 •

The Cosmetology program is designed to incorporate theoretical and laboratory experiences required to achieve the basic competencies necessary for a career in cosmetology. The Weatherford College Cosmetology Department is committed to providing students with excellent educational programs that meet the demands of today’s full-service salons as well as providing excellence in teaching and learning to meet the needs of each student enrolled.

Articulation agreements are established allowing students to earn up to 42 semester hour credits in the Cosmetology Certificate Program. All articulation requests must be approved by the Dean of Workforce of Technical Education. To be eligible for enrollment the student must have a high school diploma or a high school equivalency certificate; take the Reading portion of the Accuplacer exam with a minimum score of 75; be at least 17 years of age.

Upon completion of 1000 hours of instruction students are eligible to take the licensing exam through the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. In some cases, students with felony convictions will not be issued a license. It is strongly recommended that prospective students contact the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) for more information before beginning this program at Graduates who have successfully met all requirements set forth by the TDLR will be able to perform all salon services including cutting, styling, perming, coloring, skincare, and manicuring.

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