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Cosmetology has been described as an art, a science, a profession, and a passion. Becoming a licensed cosmetologist leads to a rewarding professional career that will continue to be in demand well into the next century. Beauty will never go out of fashion, neither will beauty schools or schools of Cosmetology.

At Southern Texas Careers Academy in McAllen, we welcome people with the passion to become licensed cosmetologists to apply to our Academy of Excellence.

Course Description (Your path to becoming a professional Cosmetologist)

The cosmetology course at Southern Texas Careers Academy connects the love of beauty with the necessary fundamental skills learned through hands-on instruction. The courses allow you to develop into parts of the next generation of beauty and wellness experts. Southern Texas Careers Academy’s comprehensive program includes:

  • Hairstyling
  • Coloring and cutting
  • Texturing
  • Nail care
  • Makeup application
  • Fundamentals in business development, retail administration, and client management

Applied Skills

As a professional cosmetologist, you will be able to offer your clients the entire package from hairstyles to make-up. You will learn to become a trained image consultant where you can bring all your skills together.

When you thumb through a magazine and see all the newest hairstyles, you can continue to just look at the pictures or you can choose to become a professional stylist and leave your mark on the beauty industry.

As a part of the next generation of beauty and wellness experts, your knowledge and skill in cutting-edge styles, coloring, skincare, and makeup application will continue to grow, and as a student from Southern Texas Careers Academy, one of the Rio Grande Valley’s top beauty schools, your education and skill level will advance you into the future with confidence.

Career Opportunities

  • Stylist
  • Makeup technician
  • Platform artist
  • Product representative
  • Salon owner or manager
  • State Board member/examiner
  • Image consultant
Program Description
Cosmetology Units
Cosmetology Practical Applications

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