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Cosmetology (Local Pathway) Overview - Melissa CTE
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Career & Technical Education

Endorsement Area:

Public Service

Career Cluster:

Cosmetology (Regional Program)

Career Pathway:

Cosmetology (Local Pathway)

Courses Available at Middle School for High School Credit

  • Business Information Mgmt. I (1 credit)

Local Pathway Limitation

Students who complete this pathway will be concentrators. Local pathways are not eligible for students to earn completer status.

High School Courses

Concentrator Courses

In order to be a concentrator, the student must complete at least two (2) credits in the same Program of Study (POS). Junior- and senior-level courses are offered at Princeton High School and require students to provide transportation. For this pathway, Cosmetology I and Cosmetology II are required.

  1. Business Information Mgmt. I (1 credit)
  2. Dollars & Sense / Professional Communication (1 credit)
  1. Cosmetology I (3 credits)
  2. Cosmetology II (3 credits; adv. course)

Sample Career Occupations


Median Wage

Annual Openings

% Growth

First Line Supervisors of Personal Care Workers




Hairdressers & Hairstylists




Skin Specialists




Learn More: Approved CTE Programs of Study (Texas Education Agency)

Industry-Based Certification Opportunities

Cosmetology License

January 7, 2021