About the Program
Burton's Cosmetology program teaches students valuable skills to use in the workplace. Completing Cosmetology I, II, and III prepares students for work experience in a salon and for official certification by the Virginia State Board of Cosmetology.
Cosmetology I is open to students in grades 9-10 and teaches skills in permanent waving, hair cutting, chemical hair relaxing, cleaning and styling wigs and hair pieces, hair pressing, and hair color.
Cosmetology II is open to students in grades 10-11 upon completion of Cosmetology I, and teaches more advanced skills in tinting and lightning hair, salon planning, and management.
Cosmetology III is open to students in grades 11-12 upon completion of Cosmetology II. The course prepare students for the Virginia State Board of Cosmetology licensure examination. Dedicated students have the opportunity to participate in a cooperative program at a salon.
Started at BCAT in 1996
Licensed Cosmetologist since 1984
BA in Art Education