Cosmetology Courses

  • The Cosmetology Program is five consecutive levels that prepares students to become eligible to take the California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology exams. Eligibility for the State exam requires continuous attendance, completion of 1600 clock hours, and completion of Department and State-mandated coursework.
  • The Cosmetology lab kit and Pivot Point Member textbooks cost approximately $2,600. The kit must be purchased one week prior to the first day of class. The Cosmetology Office will contact the student via EMAIL with instructions on purchasing the kit. Kits will be delivered the second day of class and the contents will be inventoried as a group. Uniforms and closed-toe shoes must be approved by the department prior to purchase.
  • Other expenses totaling approximately $500 will be needed for materials during the 1600 hour courses.
  • We currently offer:
    • Full-time Day Program: Monday – Friday from 7am – 4:30pm. (Approximately 1 year to complete all 5 levels.)
    • Part-time Evening Program: Monday – Thursday from 5pm – 10:30pm. (Approximately 2 years to complete all 5 levels.)
  • Contact Anita Coggi (ACoggi@fullcoll.edu or Office: (714) 732-5463) in the Cosmetology Department one month prior to the start date of class to receive updates on attending mandatory Freshman Orientation, purchasing kit, and waitlist information.

The following courses require prerequisites and proof of licensing before registration. Contact Anita Coggi  (Email: ACoggi@fullcoll.edu or Office: (714) 732-5463) in the Cosmetology Department one month prior to the start date of class to request forms.

  • Instruction Techniques in Cosmetology/Esthetician & Advanced Instruction in Cosmetology/Esthetician – 600 Clock Hours Program
  • Pivot Point Instruction I – Preparatory course to teach Pivot Point terminologies. (Offered during 8-week summer session only)
  • Pivot Point Instruction II – Specifically designed course to restate the common terminology and principles of Pivot Point. (Offered during 8-week summer session only until 2018)
  • Pivot Point Instruction III – Advanced course prepares the student to successfully acquire skills necessary to become a master educator. (Offered during 8-week summer session only until 2018)

Esthetic Program

At this time, Fullerton College Cosmetology Department does not offer the 600 hour Esthetic Program. Please continue to check this website and Fullerton College schedule of classes periodically to pursue any future installment of this highly desired course.

Barbering Crossover Program

At this time, Fullerton College Cosmetology Department does not offer the 200 hour Barbering Crossover Program for licensed cosmetologists. Please continue to check this website and Fullerton College schedule of classes periodically to pursue any future installment of this highly desired course.