Beautiful Skills

Students studying programs in this area at Tolles spend their time learning skills to relate to families and human needs and services.


  • Prepare for careers as a licensed cosmetologist, hair stylist, color or nail technician, salon manager or owner.
  • Students operate and experience a full-service interactive salon and spa that is open to the public throughout the school year, giving them the real-world experience needed to be competitive in the job market.
  • Students have the unique advantage of being able to train for their cosmetology license while at Tolles and having the opportunity to save over $20,000, the estimated cost of the training outside of high school.
Core Courses:
  • Cosmetology I
  • Cosmetology II
Mrs. Kim Pugh, Instructor

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Program Fuel:
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics projects an average growth of 23% for careers in the cosmetology industry through 2020.
  • Students have gone on to careers with Charles Penzone, Great Clips, Fiesta Salons, local salons, and many have opened their own salons or work in management.
Quick Facts:
  • Estimated Supply/Uniform Cost: TBD
  • Storefronts: The Salon at Tolles
  • Industry Credential Available
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