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Palo Alto College Schedule/Catalog 2020-2021
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  Aug 07, 2022
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Cosmetology Operator Level 2 Certificate

This certificate is designed for students who want to pursue a career in Cosmetology.  The Cosmetology Program prepares students with the theory and basic skills needed to successfully pass the state licensing examination.

With this award, you may seek jobs such as:

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists

Related Awards

Cosmetology Esthetician, A.A.S.  

Cosmetology Operator, A.A.S.  

Cosmetology Esthetician Specialty Level 1 Certificate  

Total Credit Hours Required: 36

Milestone Course(s)

*** denotes Milestone course(s).
A milestone course is a course that is critical for success in this program.

Additional Program Information

Prospective students must submit an application and meet additional program requirements. Please contact Lydia Hannawi, Academic Director at 210-486-3329 or via email at

Advisory Committee Members

Grace Coultress, Fair Oaks Salon

Doria Fox, Team Sailing, Inc.

Joseph Gooley, House of Barbers

Leanna Jones, Graffiti Hair & Make Up

Asif Momin, Super Cuts

April Monterossa, Shine Beautifully

Darlene Sims, Salon Owner


For further information, refer to the Cosmetology website:



* Capstone Course
CIP Code: 12.0401
Major Code: COSM