Program Information

Helping other people look and feel their best is one of the most fulfilling career paths you can take. A career in cosmetology gives you this kind of satisfaction. There is no better way to enter the field than at San Jacinto College. Our programs give you the training you need to become licensed by the state as a hair designer, facial specialist, nail technician, hair weaving and braiding specialist, eye lash extension specialist, or cosmetology instructor. Look around the city and you will see no shortage of businesses offering these services, and new ones open almost daily. You could work anywhere from neighborhood salons to high-end day spas, or follow your dream to open your own business.

The San Jacinto College Cosmetology program:

  • Is designed to prepare students with the technical skills and theoretical knowledge required for an entry-level position in the cosmetology operator profession;
  • Offers students the opportunity to complete the 1,000 hours of required training to be eligible to take the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation Cosmetology Operator examination; and
  • Prepares students to be hairdressers, hair weavers, salon operators, facial specialists, manicurists, eye lash specialists, and more.

Career Opportunities

Students completing a San Jacinto College Cosmetology program may pursue careers as:

  • Hairdressers,
  • Color specialists,
  • Manicurists,
  • Make-Up artists, and
  • Facial specialists.

Earning Potential

Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists: $22,131 per year1

For more information, students may contact North campus, 281-998-6150, x7168 or South campus, 281-998-6150, x3587.


North Campus
South Campus