The San Juan College Cosmetology program prides itself on its education and offers quality “real life” hands-on career training in Cosmetology, Barbering, Nail Technology and Esthetics. Students use current professional products and salon/spa equipment in a functioning salon environment. Instructors are committed to student success, and the program is designed to prepare the student for New Mexico licensure and entry-level employment.

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Day and Evening Class available
Last day of registration is January 11, 2019

Apply NOW for Cosmetology-Makeup/Hair Artist Program and Barber Program

Classes start January 23, 2019


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Associates of Applied Science (Updated)

The associate’s degree is available in the Cosmetology- Makeup/ Hair Artistry as well as Barbering. The program also offers several individualized certificates in specific personal care disciplines.

Certificates (Updated)

If you enjoy independence, being creative and working with people, this is the career for you. Being a licensed cosmetologist, barber stylist, or manicurist opens doors in many related fields, all offering solid earning potential, i.e. salon stylist, salon owner, make-up artist, platform artist, working as a researcher for a major company or an educator. While in this program you will learn artistry of hair, make-up and nails. You will learn the newest techniques of coloring with Paul Mitchell products. You will get ideas of how to open and operate your own salon. If your passion is to be a part of a creative, exciting and ever-changing industry, we can help you reach your goal.

To learn more about a degree or certificate download a brochure.

Cosmetology Degree/ Certificate
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Barber CertificateBarber Certificate CoverDownload Brochure
Esthetician CertificateEstetician Brochure CoverDownload Brochure


Makeup CertificatMakeup Brochure CoverDownload Brochure
Nail Technician CertificateCover to Nail Tech BrochureDownload Brochure
Weekly Class Schedule
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