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KCC’s Cosmetology program is aligned with industry-recognized certifications. One-year certificates of hair design, barbering, and esthetics and nail technician roll seamlessly into the AAS cosmetology degree program. Pathways certificate of esthetics and pathways certificate nail technician stack seamlessly into the esthetic and nail technician one-year certificate.  Students are evaluated on the performance of each competency of the curriculum to ensure readiness to meet state licensure requirements and enter the profession. Students participate in realistic training through the student-operated salon. The program also provides prior learning credit and extended learning opportunities for persons previously or currently employed in related professions.

For more information regarding credentialing and accreditation please see the Accreditation page.

Available Degrees and Certificates with Curriculum Maps

Associate of Applied Science

One Year Certificate

  • Cosmetology - Barbering Certificate (catalog)
  • Cosmetology - Esthetics and Nail Technology Certificate (catalog)
  • Cosmetology - Hair Design Certificate (catalog)

Less-Than-One-Year Certificate

  • Cosmetology - Esthetics Career Pathway Certificate (catalog)
  • Cosmetology - Nail Technology Career Pathway Certificate (catalog)


What will I learn in this program?
What if I have worked in a salon before?
Why should I get a degree in Cosmetology?
Are tuition and fees paid at College of Cosmetology (CoC) non-refundable?
Will KCC charge students who have paid for and completed partial courses at College of Cosmetology?
Professional Appearance Requirements/Standards
Program Estimated Costs and Comparison


Careers in Cosmetology

Median Annual Salary

  • United States:
  • Oregon State:
  • Klamath Region:


2021-2030 Employment Projection

17% Growth

Entry Level Educational Requirements:



Prospective Jobs

Esthetician Nail Tech Barber
Shampooer Hairstylist Cosmetologist

All data was gathered from the
State of Oregon Employment Department and Bureau of Labor Statistics
Data provided for a Esthetician position. For a different career forecast, visit the State of Oregon Employment Department.