Meridian Community College
910 Highway 19 N,
Meridian, MS 39307

Teacher Training

Cosmetology Teacher Training

The Cosmetology Teacher Training program is a course of study designed to develop appro­priate communication skills, effective use of visual aids, identification of various teaching styles, and practical application of cosmetology instruction. For more information on this program read the gainful employment disclosure. 

The curriculum is designed to com­ply with the standards of the Mississippi State Board of Cosmetology. Students are required to complete either 750 clock hours (if the student has worked in the cosmetology field for two or more years with a valid cosmetology license) or 2000 clock hours (if the student has worked in the cosmetology field for less than two years with a valid cosmetology license) in class‑room theory, observation, and supervised work training. Upon successful completion of the program, the student will receive a certificate and is eligible to take the State Board of Cosme­tology for Student Instructor certification exam.

Course Schedule

COV 2816

Cosmetology Teacher Training I


COV 2826

Cosmetology Teacher Training II


COV 2836

Cosmetology Teacher Training III


COV 2846

Cosmetology Teacher Training IV



Course Hours


Prospective students must have a valid current Cosmetology license to enter into the program.
Class times are Monday - Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. and Friday 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.