When other kids were learning to ride a bike you were busy applying make-up to your dolls, giving the family dog a manicure and trimming your little sister's bangs (our secret). Individuality and creativity have always been your thing. Sure enough, you were born for the beauty industry.
For more than 35 years, the University of Spa & Cosmetology Arts (USCA) has recognized, trained and inspired many of the industry's brightest future professionals.
The school’s programs are open to graduates of high school or holders of a GED. Transfer students must also meet these requirements. Cosmetology is the only program in which transfer hours are accepted. In order to have transfer hours considered for the cosmetology program, an applicant for enrollment must have a completed official transcript of hours and grades from their previous school(s). Acceptance of cosmetology transfer hours is made on an individual basis, and transfer hours, if accepted, are limited to 600 clock hours (20 credit hours).
Cosmetology graduates earn 30 college credit hours toward an associate degree at Lincoln Land Community College. Cosmetology students can use their LLCC college credits to pursue finishing an associate degree in General Education or Customized Applied Technology. LLCC college credit hours do not expire.
Applicants must be at least 18 years old and graduates of high school or holders of a GED.
Applicants should be proficient in the English language. Applicants must be in good health and physically able to perform movements required for massage therapy to ensure proper techniques to prevent injury.