Star Career Academy’s approach provides a simulated salon environment which enables students to develop manipulative skills and knowledge that can lead to an entry-level career in the field of Cosmetology.
The Cosmetology Diploma Program is designed to provide competency-based knowledge, scientific/art principles, and hands-on fundamentals associated with the cosmetology industry. Star Career Academy’s program combines lecture in cosmetology theory with “hands-on” practice in the salon. It also introduces students to professional standards, aspects of personal and career development, and the legal and ethical responsibilities of workers who interact physically with clients and apply cosmetics.
Graduates of the Cosmetology Program are eligible to take examinations required for licensure as a Cosmetologist in Pennsylvania. Employment opportunities may include beauty salons, spas, and other related businesses as a stylist, salon manager or owner, color specialist, skin or nail specialist, platform or makeup artist, manufacturer’s representative, cosmetic salesperson, and more. The normal completion time for the day program is twelve (12) months, and for the evening program, eighteen (18) months. Upon successful completion of the 1,250 clock hour program and all other graduation requirements, the program culminates in the awarding of a Cosmetology Diploma.