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Cosmetology Course Objective

Kay Moriah International School Of Beauty’s objective for the cosmetology course/ program includes theory and practical teaching that prepares the student to perform hair, skin, and nail services on the general public. KMISB offers a 1500-hour training course/ program in the cosmetology arts and sciences that meets the State of Indiana’s standards. KMISB provides education in all phases of cosmetology.

Cosmetology Course Completion

Upon completion of the course of training and all course requirements, the determined graduate will:

  • Have knowledge in the business skills of today’s industry as well as the theory and practical skills required by Indiana state laws.
  • Have the background and skills to pass the state board-licensing exam and to work as a cosmetologist.
  • Have career paths for a Cosmetologist as a stylist, salon manager, salon owner, distributor sales consultant, platform artist and more.
  • Successfully pass the state board examinations.
  • Work in a professional hairstyling salon as licensed cosmetologists.
  • Perform in cosmetology-related occupations.
  • Develop employer / employee relationships and effective communications skills.

The graduate will continue to learn new and current information related to techniques, trends, fashions, and methods for career development in cosmetology and related fields.


Full-time and Part-time Student Academic Progress (i.e., evaluation on theory, practical and clinical works (however, clinical work is graded on a pass/fail basis only and will not be considered as part of the overall GPA) will be evaluated during the same time periods as stated above in the “Attendance Progress Evaluation”. Each student is expected to achieve a minimum grade point average of 75%.

Grading System

A = Excellent (91-100)

B = Good (81- 90)

C = Average (70 -80)

F = Failing (Below 70)

W = Withdraw Probation

Students who meet only one of the evaluation requirements attendance or academic, will be considered to be making satisfactory progress but shall be placed in a probationary status for a maximum of two (2) times. In order to be taken off of probationary status, a student must achieve a 75% rate of attendance and/or academics. If a student is placed on a second, consecutive probation, the student will be determined as not making satisfactory progress and will be considered for dismissal.


The clock-hour education is provided through a sequential set of learning steps that address specific tasks necessary for State Board preparation, graduation, and entry-level job skills. Clinic equipment, implements, and products are comparable to those used in the industry. The course is presented through comprehensive lesson plans that reflect effective educational methods. Subjects are presented by means of lecture, demonstration, and interactive student participation. Audiovisual aids, guest speakers, projects, activities, and other related learning methods are used for course delivery.

TEXTBOOKS: Milady’s Standard Cosmetology 14th Edition

Milady’s Standard Foundations

Cosmetology Topics


Chapter 1: History and Career Opportunities


Chapter 2: General Anatomy and Physiology

Chapter 3: Skin Structure, Growth, and Nutrition

Chapter 4: Skin Conditions, Disorders and Diseases

Chapter 5: Nail Structure and Growth

Chapter 6: Nail Conditions, Disorders and Diseases

Chapter 7: Hair and Scalp Properties

Chapter 8: Hair and Scalp Conditions, Disorders and Diseases


Chapter 9: Principles of Hair Design

Chapter 10: Scalp Care, Shampooing, and Conditioning

Chapter 11: Haircutting

Chapter 12: Hairstyling

Chapter 13: Braiding and Braid Extensions

Chapter 14: Wigs and Hair Additions

Chapter 15: Chemical Texture Services

Chapter 16: Haircoloring


Chapter 17: Hair Removal

Chapter 18: Facials

Chapter 19: Makeup


Chapter 20: Manicuring

Chapter 21: Pedicuring

Chapter 22: Nail Tips and Wraps

Chapter 23: Liquid and Powder Nail Enhancements

Chapter 24: Light Cured Gels

Foundations Topics

Chapter F1: Life Skills

Chapter F2: Professional Image

Chapter F3: Communicating for Success

Chapter F4: The Healthy Professional

Chapter F5: Infection Control

Chapter F6: Chemistry and Chemical Safety

Chapter F7: Electricity and Electrical Safety

Chapter F8: Career Planning

Chapter F9: On the Job

Chapter F10: The Beauty Business


Haircutting 275 Hours

Sanitation 40 Hours

Statues and Laws 10 Hours

Salesmanship 10 Hours

Management 10 Hours

Manicuring 30 Hours

Pedicuring 20 Hours

Hair Removal 15 Hours

Anatomy/Physiology 5 Hours

Skin 5 Hours

Hair 5 Hours

Electricity 5 Hours

Chemistry 10 Hours

Shampooing 35 Hours

Facials & Makeup 65 Hours

Hair Coloring 190 Hours

Textured Services 320 Hours

Scalp Performance 20 Hours

Discretionary Hours 150 Hours


Full-Time Students Cosmetology

1500 Hours = 52 Weeks = 12 Months

Part-Time Students Cosmetology

1500 Hours = 76 Weeks = 18 Months

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