Cosmetology

Mission Statement
The mission of the Vincennes University Cosmetology program is to meet the needs of students and future employers by offering relevant quality career education in the fields of cosmetology which includes: hair, skin and nail care, business skills, and general applicable sciences.  Through daily labs and coursework, students will learn the art of hairstyling, haircutting, hair coloring, chemical reformation, facials and facial makeup, manicuring and pedicuring, and customer relations.  The program is designed to accommodate individual differences in learning rates, aptitudes, and prior knowledge in order to achieve success personally and professionally.  The courses are structured to facilitate knowledgeable, skillful, and professional individuals who are prepared for licensure exams and meet the qualifications of entry-level employment. 

Program Learning Outcomes
Students who complete course work in the Cosmetology program will be able to:              

  • demonstrate independence when performing practical cosmetology skills on customers.
  • perform manicuring and facials as required by state licensing exams.
  • develop relations with customers in a business setting.
  • apply procedures in chemical applications to the hair.
  • practice sanitation and safety measures.
  • apply the basic sciences in the field of cosmetology. 
  • apply procedures in the area of facial makeup.
  • apply procedures in facial massage applications.
  • demonstrate skills in operating a small business.