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Cosmetology

Galveston College’s cosmetology program is designed to train students in performance skills, safety, judgments, work habits, and to develop advantageous attitudes necessary to achieve high degrees of success. These same skills will enable you to obtain licensure, and gainful employment in the field of cosmetology or related career fields.

Our goal is to develop students into highly adept professionals equipped with education and practical experience.

Degrees and Certificates

  • Associates of Applied Sciences (AAS) – Cosmetology
  • Certificate – Cosmetology
  • Certificate – Cosmetology High School Program
  • Certificate – Cosmetology Instructor

Instructor Program

The 750 hour Cosmetology Program will provide the student with the training necessary to provide proper instruction and varied classroom situations. Emphasis will be on classroom management, curriculum development, assessment methods and use of media in the classroom. To be admitted into the Instructor’s Program, student must already have a cosmetology operator’s license or a specialty license. Student must also have one year verifiable work experience in a salon setting. The experience can be done concurrently while enrolled in the one year instructors program at Galveston College.

Eyelash Extensionist Program

Galveston College’s Cosmetology Program also has the Novalash® Extensionist program. This is the 320 hour curriculum approved by TDLR as well as certification through Novalash.

Department Faculty

Please contact Sandra Villarreal, Cosmetology Program Director, at 409-944-1480 or svillarr@gc.edu or Amanda Lozano, Student Success Specialist, at 409-944-1401 or alozano@gc.edu. To register for the Novalash program, please contact Resa Jones at 409-944-1344 or rjones@gc.edu.

Admissions Criteria

All prospective students should pick up a Cosmetology Program application from the Cosmetology Program Director.

All applications must be complete and returned to the Galveston College Cosmetology Director by June 3rd for Fall and December 10th for Spring Applications that are submitted after the deadline will be reviewed at the discretion of the Program Director. Due to limited space availability, we cannot accept every applicant. Successful applicants will be notified by mail/e-mail of acceptance into the program. Applicants not admitted to the program must re-apply each year.

To view the program costs, click the links below:

Cost Obligation- Level One Certificate

Cost Obligation- AAS in Cosmetology

Cost Obligation- Instructor Program

Contact Cosmetology

Sandra Villarreal
Program Director

Phone

409-944-1480

Fax

409-944-1500