Cosmetology Diploma

The creation of beauty is art. Cosmetologists create art every day for the clients sitting in their chair. It can be a beautiful thing.

At Daytona College, You will Get

Real-World Experience

The Cosmetology Diploma program at Daytona College is training the next generation of beauty artists in all aspects of hair design including – cutting, coloring, styling and more. As a student in the program, you’ll learn the basics of facials, manicures and pedicures. You’ll also be learning in a real salon environment that provides valuable, real-world training in the most hands-on way possible – your hands.

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What You'll Learn

As a student in the Cosmetology Diploma program, you’ll be learning the fundamentals of hair cutting and coloring, shampooing and rinses, chemical waves, relaxers, hair removal, facials, make-up, scalp and hair treatments, wigs and Florida law and rules for cosmetology.

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals
  • Hair sculpture and hair design
  • Color and chemical procedures
  • Facial techniques
  • Salon and shop business fundamentals

The Cosmetology Diploma program at Daytona College prepares you for the state licensure exam by teaching you essential practical skills. We go a step further by helping you gain confidence and communication skills that can set you apart from the competition. But that’s not all… Daytona College is the only cosmetology school in all of Volusia County offering Pivot Point Education.

Potential Career Paths

Cosmetology Diploma graduates can work in:

Salons & Spas

Entertainment Industry



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Is cosmetology at Daytona College right for you?

Get an exclusive sneak peek at what it’s like to be a Daytona College Cosmetology student — for free! For a day or one week, you’ll have the opportunity to shadow a current cosmetology student and get a “day in the life of” experience. There is no cost and no obligation!


Graduates of the Daytona College Cosmetology program earn a diploma and are prepared for the State Licensure Examination to become licensed cosmetologists.

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Whether you’re just starting to think about a career or looking to change your current work situation, Daytona College offers a focused career education to get you trained and ready to start a new career.