A BEAUTIFUL CAREER


Why not make a career out of something you love?

TCL’s full-time Cosmetology Diploma program is approved by the state of South Carolina. Students receive more than 1,500 hours of hands-on instruction in a real salon setting at the TCL Beaufort Campus.

Upon successful completion of the program and the South Carolina Cosmetology Licensure Examination, you’ll be able to go right to work as a cosmetologist, manicurist or skin care specialist. Whether you choose to work in a private salon or open your own business, you’ll have the skills and expertise you need to succeed.

Classes are held Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. for three consecutive semesters. Hair, skin and nail care theories are studied and put into practice. General education courses prepare graduates for the business aspect of cosmetology

TCL Cosmetology Students provide instructor-supervised cosmetology services to the community. The Salon is located in building 10 at the Beaufort Campus. Take a look at the menu of services, prices and appointment information.

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  • Quick Facts


    HANDS-ON

    learn by actually practicing the skills you’ll need on the job.

    TOP PERFORMING

    Graduates consistently perform well above average on the S.C. licensure exam.

    FAST-TRACK

    The full-time program takes just one year to complete.


    CERTIFY YOUR SKILLS

    TCL’s Cosmetology Diploma program qualifies students to take the State of South Carolina Cosmetology Licensure Examination.


    PROGRAM COST

    Remember, this is before S.C. Lottery Tuition Assistance and other financial aid, which could drop your costs by more than half. In fact, after financial aid, many TCL students attend for free.

    Cosmetology Tuition Chart

    WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING


    “TCL’s cosmetology program was perfect in guiding me to my dream business.”

    Takiya Smith

    Graduate & Entrepreneur

    FAQS & ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


    Is this program for you?

    The program is a great fit for those who:

    • Are detail oriented.
    • Can stand for long periods of time.
    • Have great people skills.
    • Love all-things beauty including hair, skin and make-up.

    Other Resources

    Program Dean


    Shunda Ware

    Dean, Business and Industrial Technologies

    843-525-8238

    Beaufort Mather Campus, Bldg. 14, Rm. 118

    Instructors


    Libby DeLoach

    Cosmetology Program Director

    843-525-8320

    Beaufort Mather Campus, Bldg. 10, Rm. 222

    Erin Hancock

    Cosmetology Instructor

    843-525-8313

    Beaufort Mather Campus, Bldg. 10, Rm. 237