Cosmetology student curling hair

    Located at Morris County School of Technology, Denville

    The Cosmetology program exposes students to essential concepts and principles of cosmetology and hairstyling. Students learn the principle components of salon operations, Including hair, skin and nail care. Students have the opportunity to earn a New Jersey State Board of Cosmetology and Hairstyling License.

    Morris County high school students in 10th grade may apply for their 11th and 12th-grade year. 


Phone: 973-627-4600 ext. 153


Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Brigida Alonzo

Overview of Program


    Students attend the following sessions for this Share Time program

    Year 1 Students: Morning Session 8:00-10:50 am
    Year 2 Students: Afternoon Session 12:10-2:50 pm

    Students earn: 20 Career and Technical Education credits per school year

    Students learn:

    • Hair Cutting and Styling
    • Highlighting and Coloring
    • Keratin Relaxers
    • Client Consultations
    • Shampooing Techniques
    • Waxing
    • Facials
    • Manicures and Pedicures
    • Acrylic, UV Gels, and Nail Tip Applications
    • Customer Service
    • Salon Management
    • Barbering
    • Straight Razor Shaves
    • Make –Up Design
    • Applied Math Concepts

    Students are required to:

    • Read and comprehend information at the high school level
    • Apply knowledge of chemistry, anatomy, and physical science
    • Meet NJ State Requirements for classroom instruction (1,000 hours)
    • Utilize fine motor skills with precision
    • Develop time management skills