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Course cost

Tuition:   $14,400.00

Books/Supplies/Fees:   $1,926.00

TOTAL:   $16,326.00

Program: Cosmetology

This program is designated to provide students with the required theory and practical skills, to take and pass the State Cosmetology License Examination and engage in the beauty profession.


This program of study is designed to provide the students with the skills to beautify hair through shampooing, hairstyling, hair shaping, hair coloring, permanent waving, and hair relaxing. The program also includes beautifying of the skin, hands and feet.


  • Textbooks: Milady Standard Cosmetology, 13th Edition: Publisher Milady 2016
  • Textbook (Hardcover-English) ISBN-13: 9781285769417
  • Textbook (Hardcover-Spanish) ISBN-13: 9781285772622
  • Theory Workbook (Softcover-English) ISBN-13: 9781285769455
  • Theory Workbook (Softcover-Spanish) ISBN-13: 9781285769462
  • Practical Workbook (Softcover-English) ISBN-13: 9781285769479
  • Practical Workbook (Softcover-Spanish) ISBN-13: 9781285769486
  • CIMA (English) ISBN-13: 9780357873441
  • CIMA (Spanish) ISBN-13: 9780357873458

Course details

COURSE NAME:   Cosmetology

PROGRAM LENGTH:  Ten (10) months


COST OF PROGRAM:   $16,326.00

PROGRAM CIP:   12.0401

Overall graduation rate:   74%


Job Placement Rate:   74%

note:  Agencies rate reported to council on occupational education (COE)

           Delivery:   traditional/hybrid

FBA gives the option/opportunity to purchase textbooks outside from the school, to new enrolled students for the Barber, Cosmetology, Nail Technician, Full Specialist, Facial Specialist and Facial Specialist and Advanced Esthetics Programs.

The institution will accommodate as such, to allow the students to use subsequent disbursement of Title IV Aid to pay for those funds. For further questions please contact the school financial aid office.


COS101 - Florida Law

31 Clock Hours

Students will learn about the Florida Cosmetology laws and rules from the Board of Cosmetology Chapter 477, Florida Statutes; Chapter 61G5, Florida Administrative Code; Sections of Chapter 455, Florida Statutes; Chapter 61, Florida Administrative Code.

COS102 - Sanitation and Disinfection

90 Clock Hours

Students will learn how to use chemical agents to disinfect implements and equipment in the salon and promote and protect good health in the community. Proper procedures to follow to assure sanitary conditions with all materials, implements, and products used.

210 Clock Hours

COS103 - Hair Shaping

Students will learn how to use hair shaping implements and supplies in cutting the client's hair in a requested style(s) in specific times between 15 to 30 minutes.

COS104 - Scalp Treatments and Hair Care Rinses

35 Clock Hours

Students will learn how to provide a beneficial service of stimulation to contribute to a health scalp and to select a specific treatment that will improve the appearance of a client's hair following proper safety precautions in the application procedure.

COS105 - Shampoo and Rinses

50 Clock Hours

Student will learn how to use shampoo supplies and chemicals in cleansing the scalp and hair in preparation for additional salon services.

COS106 - Hair arranging

225 Clock Hours

Students will learn how to arrange a client's hair into a style of the client's choice through the development of dexterity, coordination and strength in creating designs and patterns in the hair.

COS107 - Hair Coloring

185 Clock Hours

Students will learn to change the client's hair color through the use of semi-permanent, permanent, and lightening products following proper steps to safeguard the client in giving the desired service.

COS108 - Chemical Waving and relaxing/straightening

150 Clock Hours

Students will learn to use professional chemicals and implements in waving and relaxing the hair to make it more manageable and durable for the client from one styling to another.

COS109 - Skin therapy

100 Clock Hours

Students will learn to gain information and knowledge to give a facial massage treatment using oils, creams, lotions, or other preparations to properly protect the client from significant damage and to describe chemicals, implements and techniques used in hair removal.

COS110 - Nail therapy

60 Clock Hours

Students will learn to use professional manicuring implements, supplies, procedures, in shaping and polishing the nails.

COS111 - Business Essentials

60 Clock Hours

Students will learn to create a resumé, portfolio creation, and examine the involvement of running a salon business.

HIV104 - HIV/AIDS cosmetology

4 Clock Hours

Students will learn about the disease HIV/AIDS, how it affects the body immune system, how it’s spread and prevention.

available schedules

Mornings:   Monday-Friday - 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Evenings:   Monday-Friday - 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM OR 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

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For over 15 years, Florida Barber Academy has stood amongst the barber schools in Florida. Our goal is to provide future licensed professionals with a positive environment where creativity is fostered and students are allowed to grow into becoming well rounded professionals within the beauty industry.


Learn more about us.

51 N. State Road 7 (441)

Plantation, FL 33317

(Located at the Westgate Plaza. NW corner of 441 and Broward blvd)

(954) 791-1792 Main

Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM

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