Continuing Education

Whether you have been told that you need continuing education to keep your license or to keep your job, you may be wondering what this field is all about. As a cosmetology professional, you know that the beauty industry is all about change and growth.

Continuing education helps you stay on top of local and industry-wide changes, which helps make you the best cosmetologist you can be.

Where to Find Continuing Education
Education Details

Some continuing education classes are designed to advance you in your current career. For example, taking a course that focuses on salon management or staff training may put you in a position to become a leader at your place of employment. Other courses are more focused on the practical skills that you do every day as part of your career. Depending on where you live, you may find continuing education courses in nail art, haircutting techniques, new beauty products, and chemical processes.

License Renewal
License Renewal Hours
2 Years
License Renewal Period

Currently, Wyoming does not require cosmetology continuing education hours to renew licenses. However, cosmetology CEUs are always recommended to stay current in the industry.


You may enjoy numerous benefits when you spend some of your time on continuing education in Wyoming. It may even have a positive impact on your job outlook and your income potential. This is excellent, since salaries in Wyoming are already slightly higher than the national average. The average salary for a cosmetologist in Wyoming is $26,600 per year (O*Net, 2014). Wyoming cosmetologists may experience a 5% increase in job openings through the year 2022 (O*Net, 2012).

After Continuing Education

If you are looking for a change in your career or if you’re ready to take the next stop, continuing education can be an excellent way to get there. Courses that further your training and make the most of your experience can help you qualify for new job postings, build a new or bigger client base, and find a new level of fulfillment in your job. Some continuing education classes make the most of the time you have in the salon. As you learn new techniques, you may be able to practice them on peers, mannequin heads, and willing customers when you have time.

State board Contact Information

Wyoming Board of Cosmetology
Peter Hansen Building, East Entrance
2515 Warren Ave., Suite 302
Cheynne, WY 82002
Phone Number: 307-777-3534
Fax Number: 307-777-3681
E-mail Address:

The Wyoming State Board of Cosmetology can help you with replacing a lost cosmetology license, updating change of name or change of address information, and acquiring out-of-state and other useful forms, as well as answer additional questions about obtaining a Wyoming state cosmetology license.

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