Cosmetology Business Administration - Management & Supervision Concentration

This program prepares the student to supervise or manage a cosmetology salon with multiple employees. They will also be capable of hiring, training and motivating employees of a cosmetology business. They will also have the skills to evaluate customer needs and provide services to meet customer needs and expectations. They will be capable of operating their own business or manage the business for a salon owner. 

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  •  Anticipate and solve problems relative to supervising personnel.
  • Apply human resource management principles in the successful operation of a business.
  • Effectively describe customer needs and expectations.
  • Effectively communicate in small work groups. 
Required Courses (21 units)  Units
BUS-10/10H Introduction to Business  3
BUS-20 Business Mathematics  3
BUS-30 Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management  3
Select another 12 units from the following: Units
CAT/CIS-3 Computer Applications for Business 3
Management Communications 

Business Communication 
BUS/MAG-47  Applied Business and Management Ethics  3
BUS/MAG-70 Introduction to Organization Development 3
Principles of Management

Elements of Supervision 

MAG-53  Human Relations  3
MAG-56  HRM: Human Resources Management  3
MKT-42 Retail Management 3

NOTE: The Cosmetology Business Administration Certificate will be awarded to graduates of the Cosmetology Program, or Cosmetology License holders upon successful completion of all Cosmetology Business Administration Major Core Requirements and 12 units selected from the Major Concentration Requirements (total of 21 units) in order to receive the certificate in the concentration area of their choice. 

Associate of Science Degree

The Associate of Science Degree in Cosmetology Business Administration will be awarded upon completion of the degree requirements, including general education and other graduation requirements as described in the college catalog.

This Program Pathway will allow a full-time student to complete this program in 12 months. For students who require a part time pathway, please see a counselor for more information.