This two-year program is designed to teach students theory, hair care techniques including cuts, color, perms, and styling; nail technology and skin care. Students will be prepared to earn certificates in Cosmetology and will be prepared for entry-level positions in the cosmetology industry.

Grades:   11-12

Prerequisites:   Attend REQUIRED orientation meeting: Call Cosmetology Program Coordinator to set up a time if you have not already attended one.

Course Length:  2 yrs plus one required summer 

High School Credits:

Year 1:  3 high school credits per semester

Summer Practicum:  1 high school credit

Year 2:  3 high school credits per semester

College Credits:

Year 1:  16 college credits fall semester 15 college credits spring semester

Summer Practicum:  5 college credits

Year 2:  12 college credits fall semester; 12 college credits spring semester


Year 1:  $650.00 (includes cosmetology kit, uniform, lab fee, professional membership dues, and student workbook)

Year 2: $75.00 (lab fee and professional membership dues)


Colorado's Finest Salon & Spa Academy
300 West Chenango Ave.
Englewood, CO 80110

Schedule:      Monday-Friday 7:30-11:30 am  OR  12:00-4:00 PM
Students are REQUIRED to attend the summer session between years 1 and 2 during the month of June, Mon-Thurs 7:30-5:30

For acceptance consideration, please complete the following:

  1. Attend one of the Mandatory Information Nights - information can be found on the CFSSA Website. 
  3. Upon Acceptance into the program, a student must attend  New Student Orientation.  Dates and times will be provided by the instructor.

*Through the Cosmetology program, students are prepared to take the Colorado Cosmetology Licensing Exam. Successful completion of the license can be used toward Englewood graduation requirements. Certification exams must paid for and scheduled independently.