Barbering Program

Mission

The Barbering Program prepares students with the knowledge and skills required by the South Carolina Board of Barber Examiners. Students accepted into this program can only enroll in curricula courses in the Fall Semester of each year. Students are required to spend 1,500 clock hours during the program in classroom lectures and clinical experiences. Students who matriculate in this diploma program must have a Tuberculin Skin Test prior to the first day of class. Job opportuniƟ es in Barbering include hair stylist, barber/stylist, colorist, wig specialist, hair straighten, or skin and hair specialist. The program also provides training in small business ownership, sales, product procurement, business management, and platform artistry.

Learning Opportunities

  • Become a Master
  • Barber
  • Hair Stylist
  • Hair Salon Owner
  • Hair Salon School Owner

Projected Career Salaries

  • First year barber can make $25,000 to $40,000
  • Fifth year barber can make $40,000 to $60,000 and up

Possible Memberships in Subject Area

Palmetto State Barber Association

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Program Courses

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