Program Summary

A career in cosmetology offers a future in an ever-growing industry. The Cosmetology Program provides practical instruction based on theory and hands-on application to prepare students to become licensed cosmetologists and enter their career prepared for success.

Hill College is a CHI Flagship Partner School, providing students with the highest industry standards, education, and tools, allowing them to develop relationships with potential employers and access to top-of-the-line products.

CHI/Farouk Systems Flagship Partner

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Hill College's Cosmetology Program officially became a Flagship CHI Partner School in 2016 with full approval from the Hill College Board of Regents. This partnership holds a strong commitment to providing the college with the necessary tools and education to offer an excellent foundation for cosmetology students. Additionally, the program allows each cosmetology student the opportunity to take their knowledge to the next level with an associate degree upon graduation.

Students will have the opportunity to train with top-of-the-line products and tools and have access to expert beauty professionals. Hill College faculty are certified CHI Educators. Students have the opportunity to learn from CHI/Farouk Systems' top international artists and stylists.


Kerrie Morris
Program Coordinator

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  • Hands-on training 
  • Four areas of study/specialization available
  • Only program of its kind offered in the area
  • Program offered in Hill and Johnson counties
  • Certificate and Associate Degree options
  • Licensed by TDLR
  • CHI/Farouk Systems Flagship Partner
  • Certified CHI Educators 


It is the objective of Hill College to assist our students in becoming professional cosmetologists by teaching the theory and basic skills necessary to successfully pass the state certification examination. The students will be prepared for entry-level employment as cosmetologists.


  • Must be at least 17 years of age or high school dual credit student.
  • Must furnish transcript from last school attended.
  • Must be a high school graduate, have Certificate of High School Equivalency, or ability to benefit.
  • Must pay tuition, purchase textbook, kit, and uniform & container for kit.
  • Must complete TDLR application.
  • Must furnish two pictures approximately 1 1/2" x 1 1/2".
  • Must furnish debit or credit card for $25.00  (TDLR fee for enrolling in course.).
  • TDLR Criminal Conviction Guidelines
  • TDLR Cosmetologist Forms and Online Renewals

NOTICE: Students will not be allowed to attend class until above requirements are met. For more information on the cosmetology program and student requirements, please read the Cosmetology Student Handbook.

 For a complete list of program requirements, please visit the catalog
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For more information, please visit the Hill College Advising Center on the Hillsboro or Johnson County Campuses. 

Testing Requirements

For more information, contact the Student Success and Advising Center at 254-659-7650 or 817-760-5650.

Class hours are from 8 a.m.- 5 p.m., Monday-Thursday, during the fall and spring semesters. Summer hours are 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday-Thursday.

Sampling Of Classes

  • Artistry of Hair
  • Principles of Skin Care
  • Nail Enhancement
  • Principles of Retailing
  • Chemical Reformation & Related Theory
  • Advanced Cosmetology Techniques

Hill County Campus, Hillsboro - Salon and Spa

Tuesday and Wednesday
1:00 to 3:30 p.m.


Johnson County Campus, Cleburne - Salon and Spa

Tuesday and Wednesday
1:00 to 3:30 p.m.




Cosmetology Education Plan

Nail Technology
Certificate of Completion
17 Credit Hours

Cosmetology Instructor
Certificate of Completion
24 Credit Hours

Facial Specialist/Esthetician
Certificate of Completion
26 Credit Hours

Cosmetology Operator
Certificate of Completion
35 Credit Hours

Associate in Applied Science
60 Credit Hours


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