If you intend to become a barber or cosmetologist, this is the class you need! Cosmetology involves the study of the skin, hair, scalp, and nails. This one-year, full-time program is designed to provide students with the knowledge necessary to pass the licensing requirements established by the New Jersey State Board of Cosmetology. Students are required to complete 1,000 hours of training as part of the course requirements. During these 1,000 hours, you will have a combination of classroom lecture and instruction, as well as practical hands on experience. The program includes specialized classroom training in hair and scalp analysis, finger waving, setting and hairstyling techniques, hair coloring, permanent waving, chemical relaxing, hair cutting, skin care, barbering and shaving, manicures and pedicures, facials, make-up techniques, hand and arm massage, wig styling, and hairpieces.