Enrollment for Basic Cosmetology:

  • Must be at least 17 years of age
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED
General Admission Requirements for Cosmetology Instructor Trainee:
  • Applicants must be at least 21 years of age
  • Applicants must have a current Mississippi Cosmetology license
  • Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED
  • Applicants must have 12 semester hours of credit from an accredited college and 5 hours in "methods of teaching". If this is not available then allied courses approved by the board will be acceptable.
  • Applicants must have a minimum of 2 years active experience as a licensed cosmetologist to be eligible to enroll in the 750-hour course.