Manicurist/Facial Specialist Certificate of Completion

New Mexico Junior College
Certificate of Completion
Updated December 23, 2007

Name:____________________________   SSN:____________________________

Certificate of Completion:   Manicurist/Facial Specialist

Prerequisites: Students must have proof of High School Diploma, GED®, or two years of High School Transcripts, Birth Certificate, two 2x3 current pictures, and a $15.00 money order made out to New Mexico State Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists. You must obtain an application for student permit from the department. The Compass Test is given for admission to the program by the Counseling Office.

Program Description: The Manicurist/Facial Program is approved by the New Mexico State Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists. The certificate requires 600 clock hours which is equal to 26 credit hours. The Manicurist/Facial Curriculum covers the following areas: Theory, Sterilization, Sanitation, Bacteriology, Manicuring/Pedicuring, Facials, Salon Business, and Retail Sales. Students must have a minimum grade of “C” in each course.

Certificate of Completion Requirements – 26 credit hours:

COSM 111EEsthetician Theory (1)____COSM 220MManicurist/Facial Specialist Practicum (10)____
COSM 111MManicurist/Esthetician Theory(1)____COSM 222Salon Business and Board Review (2)____
COSM 115Manicuring/Pedicuring (5)____COSM 225Facials (5)____
COSM 132Sterilization and Sanitation (2)____   

Total Certificate of Completion Requirements: 26 credit hours