Cosmetology student applies makeup to another student

Certificate and Degree Information

Students may work on a degree or certificate in cosmetology at COD. Students who successfully complete 1,500 clock hours (50 credit hours) and pass a practical and written exam will be awarded a certificate. The certificate from COD allows graduates to apply for a cosmetology license from the state.

Cosmetology, Associate in Applied Science
When planning your coursework, use the Student Planning Worksheet. Degree information and the worksheet can be found on the following files:

Information on the certificate listed above can be found on the following file:


Whenever I had a question, I emailed one of my instructors or gave them a call. They were always willing to help me with my every need, whether it was educational, career or personal.

Leyla KuchiyevaCosmetology Student

Contact Information

For more information please contact

Lisa Saltiel, Program Support Specialist
(630) 942-3303

Lisa Horvatin, Program Advisor
(630) 942-2078

Continuing Education and Public Services Division
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 1110, (630) 942-2208