Delgado Community College is licensed by the Louisiana State Board of Cosmetology to provide students with both theory and practical skills in all phases of hairstyling, manicures, pedicures, make up application and salon management. Our student’s practical skills are developed through experience in an on-site salon which is equipped and managed according to industry standards by the students with instructor supervision. Upon completion of this program, which is 1500 clock hours, students are eligible to take the LA State Board of Cosmetology licensure examination.
Call (504) 941-8555 for an appointment. Walk-ins are welcome!
1st Monday in July
1st Monday in November
A completed Cosmetology application packet includes:
*Please note that you must bring in the original documents and the staff here will make a copy. We must be able to verify to the LA State Cosmetology Board that we have seen the original documents.
Financial aid for students enrolled in the Cosmetology program is based on clock hours rather than credit hours due to federal laws regarding board reporting. Students must earn clock hours in the following increments in order to receive financial aid. See Clock Hour Calculation Webpage for more information.
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A career in cosmetology can take you to all parts of the nation and the world either styling hair or selling hair products for companies. You could also open your own salon or work as a salon manager. The average salary for a cosmetologist in Louisiana is $25,138 per year (LA Workforce Commission, Occupational Wage Data, 2016).
It takes approximately 16.5 months to complete the Cosmetology program. Click here to see the Cosmetology curriculum and information.
Program Description from Official Catalog: