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Beauty Schools in South Carolina
Map of Cosmetology Schools in SC
South Carolina Cosmetology Schools
Among South Carolina's population of more than 4.6 million residents, more than 3,500 beauty professionals are employed (BLS, 2015). If you're interested in a professional beauty career, your best bet is to start by attending one of many beauty schools in South Carolina.
Whether you want to work as a cosmetologist in the capitol of Columbia or along South Carolina's beautiful and popular coastline, you can start your career by attending one of South Carolina's beauty schools, listed below.
By attending an accreditited cosmetology program in South Carolina, you can gain the knowledge and skills required to qualify for the board exams and get licensed in the specialty you choose.
During your program of study you should have opportunities to get hands-on practice cutting, coloring and styling hair, learning about chemical applications, perfecting your manicures and pedicures or refining your makeup techniques, depending upon your area of study.
Education is important in South Carolina, as the state hosts a wide variety of institutions of higher learning, including large universities as well as career-specific vocational schools.
What a wonderful place to begin your career in beauty, with hands-on classes and in-depth training in cosmetology and beauty services at South Carolina beauty colleges. There are a number of wonderful beauty schools from Columbia to Charleston to Rock Hill for you to launch your beauty career.
The state of South Carolina currently requires 1500 hours of training to sit for the board exams and get your cosmetology license, 300 hours to become a nail technician, or 450 hours to become an esthetician, according to 2015 SC beauty professions licensing requirements.
The national salary statistics report that cosmetologists earn $22,770 per year before tips (BLS), with a median SC cosmetologist salary of $24,400 noted as of 2015. The job market for cosmetologists is expected to grow by 13% through the year 2022, making this a reliable career track to pursue.
If you are ready to explore your options for attending a beauty school in South Carolina to get started in this field, simply contact the schools you see listed below to request program details.
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