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Alabama

  • COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 1500 Hours (3000 Apprenticeship)
  • BARBER LICENSE: 1000 hours (2000 apprenticeship)
  • ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 1000 Hours (2000 Apprenticeship)
  • ESTHETICIAN/NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 600 Hours hours if already licensed as an esthetician.
  • COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: 3000 Hours
  • MASSAGE THERAPIST LICENSE: 650 Hours
  • NATURAL HAIRSTYLIST: 210 Hours

Alabama Board of Cosmetology and Licensing

Alaska

  • HAIRDRESSER LICENSE: 1650 Hours (2000 Apprenticeship)
  • BARBERING LICENSE: 1650 hours (2000 Apprenticeship)
  • ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 350 Hours (350 Apprenticeship)
  • NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 12-Hour Course
  • ADVANCED MANICURIST LICENSE: 250 Hours
  • PERMANENT MAKEUP LICENSE: 380 Hours
  • COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: 3 Years Experience as Practitioner + Exams, or 1 Year Experience + 600 Hours + Exams
  • MASSAGE THERAPIST LICENSE: Varies by Municipality

Alaska Board of Barbers and Hairdressers

Arizona

  • COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 1600 Hours
  • BARBER LICENSE: 1500 Hours (Call Board of Barbering)
  • ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 600 Hours
  • NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 600 Hours
  • COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: Cosmetology License for 1 Year + 650 Hours*
  • ESTHETICIAN INSTRUCTOR LICENSE:  Esthetician License for 1 Year + 500 Hours*
  • NAIL TECHNOLOGY INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: Nail Technician License for 1 Year + 350 Hours*
  • MASSAGE THERAPIST LICENSE: 700 Hours(Call Board of Massage Therapy)

Arizona Board of Cosmetology

Arkansas

  • COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 1500 Hours
  • BARBER LICENSE: 1500 Hours
  • NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 600 Hours
  • ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 600 Hours
  • ELECTROLOGIST LICENSE: 600 Hours, or Cosmetology License + 350 Hours
  • PERMANENT MAKEUP LICENSE: Demonstrator License
  • MASSAGE TEHRAPIST LICENSE: 500 Hours
  • COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: Valid Cosmetology License + 600 Hours

Arkansas State Board of Cosmetology

California

  • COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 1600 Hours / 3200 Apprenticeship + 220 Related Training Hours
  • BARBER LICENSE: 1500 Hours / 3200 Apprenticeship + 220 Related Training Hours
  • NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 400 Hours
  • ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 600 hours
  • ELECTROLOGIST LICENSE: 600 Hours
  • MASSAGE THERAPIST LICENSE: 250 Hours Practitioner, 500 Hours Therapist

California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology

Colorado

  • COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 60 Credit Hours (1800 Clock Hours)
  • BARBER LICENSE: 50 Credit Hours (1500 Clock Hours)
  • HAIRSTYLIST LICENSE: 40 Credit Hours (1200 Clock Hours)
  • COSMETICIAN/ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 20 Credit Hours (600 Clock Hours)
  • NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 20 Credit Hours (600 Clock Hours)
  • PERMANENT MAKEUP CERTIFICATION: 132 Hours + Cosmetology/Esthetics License

Colorado Office of Barber and Cosmetologist Licensing

Connecticut

  • COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 1500 Hours
  • BARBER LICENSE: 1000 Hours
  • ELECTROLOGIST LICENSE: 600 Hours
  • MASSAGE THERAPIST LICENSE: 500 Hours

Connecticut Dept. of Public Health – Cosmetology & Licensing

Delaware

  • COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 1500 Hours / 3000 Hours Apprenticeship
  • BARBER LICENSE: 1500 Hours / 3000 Hours Apprenticeship
  • NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 300 Hours / 600 Hours Apprenticeship
  • ELECECTROLOGIST LICENSE: 300 Hours / 600 Hours Apprenticeship
  • ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 600 Hours / 1200 Hours Apprenticeship
  • COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: Cosmetology License + 500 Training Hours OR 250 Training Hours and 2 Years Active Work Experience
  • ELECTROLOGIST INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: Electrology License + 500 Hours OR 50 Hours and 2 Years Work Experience
  • ESTHETICIAN INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: Esthetics License + 500 Hours OR 250 Hours and 2 Years Work Experience
  • MASSAGE THERAPIST LICENSE: 500 Hours Therapist, 300 Hours Technician

Delaware Board of Cosmetology & Barbering

Florida

  • COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 1200 Hours
  • BARBER LICENSE: 1200 Hours
  • NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 240 Hours
  • ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 260 Hours
  • PERMANENT MAKEUP ARTIST LICENSE: 3-Hour Communicable Disease Course
  • HAIR BRADER LICENSE: 2-Day 16-Hour Hair Braiding Course
  • MASSAGE THERAPIST LICENSE: 500 Hours

Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation, Board of Cosmetology

Georgia

  • COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 1500 Hours / 3000 Hours Apprenticeship
  • HAIR DESIGNER LICENSE: 1325 Hours / 2650 Hours Apprenticeship
  • ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 1000 Hours / 2000 Hours Apprenticeship
  • NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 525 Hours / 2050 Hours Apprenticeship
  • BARBER LICENSE: 1500 Hours / 3000 Hours Apprenticeship
  • MASTER BARBER LICENSE: 1500 Hours / 3000 Hours Apprenticeship
  • COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: License + 750 Hours + Written/Practical Exam
  • MASSAGE THERAPIST LICENSE: 500 Hours

Georgia State Board of Cosmetology

Hawaii

  • COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 1800 Hours / 3600 Apprenticeship
  • BARBER LICENSE: 1500 Hours / 1500 Apprenticeship
  • HAIRSTYLIST LICENSE: 1250 Hours / 2500 Apprenticeship
  • ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 600 Hours / 1200 Apprenticeship
  • NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 350 Hours / 700 Apprenticeship
  • ELECTROLOGIST LICENSE: 600 Hours / 800 Apprenticeship
  • COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: Cosmetology License + 600 Instructor Training Hours or 4 Months of Instructor Training
  • MASSAGE THERAPIST LICENSE: 570 Hours

Hawaii Board of Barbering & Cosmetology

Idaho

  • COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 2000 Hours / 4000 Hours for Apprenticeship
  • HAIRSTYLIST LICENSE: 900 Hours
  • ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 600 Hours / 1200 Hours for Apprenticeship
  • NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 400 Hours / 800 Hours for Apprenticeship
  • BARBER STYLIST LICENSE: 1800 Hours
  • BARBER LICENSE: 900 Hours
  • ELECTROLOGIST LICENSE: 800 Hours / 1600 Hours for Apprenticeship
  • COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: Cosmetology License + Work Experience + Student Training
    • Work Experience <2 Years – 6 Months Student Teaching
    • Work Experience 2-5 Years – 3 Months Student Teaching
    • Work Experience 5+ Years in Last 7 Years – Can Apply for License
  • MASSAGE THERAPIST LICENSE: 500 Hours

Idaho Board of Cosmetology – Bureau of Occupational Licenses

Illinois

  • COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 1500 Hours
  • BARBER LICENSE: 1500 Hours
  • ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 750 Hours
  • NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 350 Hours
  • ELECTROLOGIST LICENSE: 600 Hours
  • MASSAGE THERAPIST LICENSE: 500 Hours
  • HAIR BRAIDING LICENSE: 300 Hours
  • COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: 500 Hours and 2 Years Experience Within Last 4 Years or 1000 Hours of Training
  • BARBER INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: 500 Hours of Training + 3 Years Experience or 1000 Hours of Training

Illinois Dept. of Professional Regulation—Barber, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Hair Braiding, and Nail Technology Board

Indiana

  • COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 1500 Hours
  • BARBER LICENSE: 1500 Hours
  • ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 700 Hours
  • NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 450 Hours
  • ELECTROLOGIST LICENSE: 300 Hours
  • COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: Cosmetology License + 1000 Hours
  • MASSAGE THERAPIST LICENSE: 500 Hours

Indiana Professional Licensing Agency

Iowa

  • COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 2100 Hours
  • BARBER LICENSE: Contact the Iowa Board of Barbering
  • ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 600 Hours
  • NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 325 Hours
  • ELECTROLOGIST LICENSE: 400 Hours
  • COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: Cosmetology License + 1000 Hours Instructor Training OR 2 Years Work Experience in Last 6 Years
  • MASSAGE THERAPIST LICENSE: 500 Hours

Iowa Board of Cosmetology Arts & Sciences

Kansas

  • COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 1500 Hours
  • BARBER LICENSE: 1500 Hours
  • ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 1000 Hours
  • NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 350 Hours
  • ELECTROLOGIST LICENSE: 500 Hours / 1000 Hours Apprenticeship
  • PERMANENT MAKEUP ARTIST LICENSE: Coming Soon
  • COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: Cosmetology License + 300 Hours Training + 450 Hours Teaching

Kansas State Board of Cosmetology

Kentucky

  • COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 1800 Hours
  • BARBER LICENSE: 1500 Hours
  • NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 600 Hours
  • ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 1000 Hours
  • COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: 1000 Hours + Cosmetology License
  • COSMETOLOGY/ESTHETICS INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: Cosmetology Instructor License + 8 Hours of Esthetics Continuing Education or 50 Hours of Esthetics Training in the Last 2 Years

Kentucky Board of Hairdressers and Cosmetologists

Louisiana

  • COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 1500 Hours
  • HAIR DESIGN LICENSE: 500 Hours
  • BARBER LICENSE: 1500 Hours – Contact the Louisiana Board of Barbering
  • NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 500 Hours
  • ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 750 Hours
  • MAKEUP ARTIST PERMIT: 40 Hours
  • COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: 500 Hours + Cosmetology License
  • PERMANENT MAKEUP ARTIST LICENSE: Contact the Department of Health and Hospitals
  • ELECTROLOGIST LICENSE: Contact the Louisiana State Board of Electrolysis Examiners
  • MASSAGE THERAPIST LICENSE: 500 Hours

Louisiana Board of Cosmetology

Maine

  • COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 1500 Hours / 2500 Hours Apprenticeship
  • BARBER LICENSE: 1500 Hours / 2500 Hours Apprenticeship
  • LIMITED BARBER LICENSE: 800 Hours / 1600 Hours Apprenticeship
  • ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 600 Hours / 1000 Hours Apprenticeship
  • NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 200 Hours / 400 Hours Apprenticeship
  • COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: Cosmetology License & Work Experience + 1000 Hours
  • MASSAGE THERAPIST LICENSE: 500 Hours

Maine Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation – Barbering & Cosmetology Program

Maryland

  • COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 1500 Hours / 24 Months Apprenticeship
  • SENIOR COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 2 Years Experience as a Cosmetologist + Passing Grade on the Master Cosmetologist Exam
  • BARBER LICENSE: 1200 Hours / 2250 Hours Apprenticeship
  • ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 600 Hours / 12 Months Apprenticeship
  • NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 250 Hours / 8 Months Apprenticeship
  • ELECTROLOGIST LICENSE: 600 Hours
  • COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: Senior Cosmetology License
  • PERMANENT MAKEUP ARTIST LICENSE: Call 847-635-1330
  • MASSAGE THERAPIST LICENSE: 500 Hours for Practitioner OR 500 Hours + 60 College Hours for Therapist

Maryland Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing

Massachusetts

  • COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 1000 Hours
  • ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 300 Hours
  • NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 100 Hours
  • BARBER LICENSE: 1000 Hours
  • ELECTROLOGIST LICENSE: 1100 Hours
  • COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: Cosmetology License + 2 Years as Junior Instructor
  • MASSAGE THERAPIST LICENSE: 650 Hours

Massachusetts Board of Registration of Cosmetologists

Michigan

  • COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 1500 Hours (2-Year Apprenticeship)
  • ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 400 Hours (6-Month Apprenticeship)
  • NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 400 Hours (6-Month Apprenticeship)
  • BARBER LICENSE: 2000 Hours
  • ELECTROLOGIST LICENSE: 400 Hours (6-Month Apprenticeship)
  • COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: Cosmetology License + 500 Hours
  • MASSAGE THERAPIST LICENSE: 500 Hours

Michigan Bureau of Commercial Services – Board of Cosmetology

Minnesota

  • COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 1550 Hours
  • BARBER LICENSE: Contact the Minnesota Barbering Board
  • ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 600 Hours
  • NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 350 Hours
  • PERMANENT MAKEUP LICENSE: 400 Hours
  • COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: Cosmetology License + 1400 Hours Work Experience + 38 Training Hours + 3 Exams
  • HAIR BRAIDER LICENSE: 30 Hours (Sanitation Course)

Minnesota Board of Cosmetologist Examiners

Mississippi

  • COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 1500 Hours (At Least 9 Months)
  • BARBER LICENSE: 1500 Hours
  • ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 600 Hours (At Least 15 Weeks)
  • NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 350 Hours (At Least 9 Weeks)
  • COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: Cosmetology License + 12 College Semester Hours Approved by Board + 750 Hours for Applicants with 2+ Years Work Experience OR 2,000 Hours for Applicants with Less Than 2 Years Experience
  • ESTHETICS INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: Esthetician License + 600 Hours for Applicants with 2+ Years Work Experience OR 1,000 Hours for Applicants with Less Than 2 Years Experience.
  • MANICURIST INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: Manicurist License + 600 Hours for applicants with 2+ Years Work Experience OR 1,000 Hours for Applicants with Less Than 2 Years Experience
  • MASSAGE THERAPIST LICENSE: 700 Hours

Mississippi Board of Cosmetology

Missouri

  • COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 1500 Hours (3000 Hours Apprenticeship)
  • BARBER LICENSE: 1000 Hours (2000 Hours Apprenticeship)
  • ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 750 Hours (1500 Hours Apprenticeship)
  • NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 400 Hours (800 Hours Apprenticeship)
  • PERMANENT MAKEUP LICENSE: 300 Hours Apprenticeship
  • COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: Cosmetology License + 600 Hours
  • MASSAGE THERAPIST LICENSE: 500 Hours

Missouri Board of Cosmetology and Barber Examiners

Montana

  • COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 2000 Hours
  • BARBER LICENSE: 1500 Hours
  • ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 650 Hours
  • NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 350 Hours
  • ELECTROLOGIST LICENSE: 600 Hours
  • PERMANENT MAKEUP ARTIST LICENSE: Training in Sanitation, Disease Prevention, and Hygiene (Department of Public Health and Human Services)
  • COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: Cosmetology License + 650 Hours + 1 Year of Continuous Work Experience / 2 Years of Continuous Work Experience — Then You have 3 Years to Complete Your Teacher Methodology Coursework
  • MASSAGE THERAPIST LICENSE: 500 Hours

Montana State Board of Cosmetology

Nebraska

  • COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 2100 Hours
  • BARBER LICENSE:2100 hours
  • ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 600 Hours
  • NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 300 Hours
  • ELECTROLOGIST LICENSE: 600 Hours
  • PERMANENT MAKEUP LICENSE: 4 Hours
  • COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: Cosmetology License + 925 hours over a period of at least six months
  • MASSAGE THERAPIST LICENSE: 1000 Hours

Nebraska Dept. of Health and Human Services – Cosmetology Department

Nevada

  • COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 1600 Hours
  • HAIR DESIGNER LICENSE: 1200 Hours
  • HAIR BRAIDER LICENSE: 250 Hours
  • BARBER LICENSE: 1500 Hours (Barber Health and Sanitation Board)
  • ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 900 Hours
  • NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 600 Hours
  • ELECTROLOGIST LICENSE: 500 Hours
  • PERMANENT MAKEUP ARTIST LICENSE: 6-Month Apprenticeship (Health District)
  • COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: Cosmetology License + 500 Hours with a Provisional Instructor License, OR 1000 Hours + Cosmetology License
  • MASSAGE THERAPIST LICENSE: 500 Hours (Board of Massage Therapy)

Nevada State Board of Cosmetology

New Hampshire

  • COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 1500 Hours (3000 Hours Apprenticeship)
  • BARBER LICENSE (Cutting Only): 800 Hours (1600 Hours Apprenticeship)
  • MASTER BARBER LICENSE (Cutting + Chemical): 1500 Hours (3000 Hours Apprenticeship)
  • ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 600 Hours (1200 Hours Apprenticeship)
  • NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 300 Hours (600 Hours Apprenticeship)
  • ELECTROLOGIST LICENSE: Contact the Tattoo Board
  • PERMANENT MAKEUP LICENSE: Contact the Department of Health and Human Services
  • COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: Cosmetology License + 8 Years Work Experience OR 500 Hours with 1 Year Work Experience OR 800 Hours with No Work Experience
  • MASSAGE THERAPIST LICENSE: 750 Hours

New Hampshire State Board of Barbering, Cosmetology & Esthetics

New Jersey

  • COSMETOLOGIST & HAIRSTYLING LICENSE: 1200 Hours
  • BARBER LICENSE: 900 Hours
  • ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 600 Hours
  • NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 300 Hours
  • ELECTROLOGIST LICENSE: 600 Hours
  • PERMANENT MAKEUP LICENSE: 100 Hours (Department of Health)
  • COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: Cosmetology License for 6+ Months + 6 months of work experience + 500 Hours + 30 Hours Teacher Methodology
  • MASSAGE THERAPIST LICENSE: 500 Hours (Board of Massage & Bodywork Therapy)

New Jersey Board of Cosmetology & Hairstyling

New Jersey Board of Massage and Bodywork Therapy

New Mexico

  • COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 1600 Hours
  • BARBER LICENSE: 1200 Hours
  • ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 600 Hours
  • NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 350 Hours
  • ELECTROLOGIST LICENSE: 600 Hours
  • PERMANENT MAKEUP LICENSE: Contact the Body Art Board at 505-476-4622
  • COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: Cosmetology License + 1000 Hours
  • MASSAGE THERAPIST LICENSE: 650 Hours

New Mexico Board of Barbers & Cosmetologists

New York

  • COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 1000 Hours
  • NATURAL HAIRSTYLIST LICENSE: 300 Hours
  • ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 600 Hours
  • NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 250 Hours
  • BARBER LICENSE: 2-Year Apprenticeship
  • COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: Cosmetology License + Work Experience
  • WAXING LICENSE: 75 Hours
  • MASSAGE THERAPIST LICENSE: 1000 Hours

New York Dept. of State Division of Licensing Services

North Carolina

  • COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 1500 Hours
  • BARBER LICENSE: 1528 Hours
  • ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 600 Hours
  • NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 300 Hours
  • COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: License + 800 Hours or 5 Years of Experience
  • NATURAL HAIR CARE INSTRUCTOR: 300 Hours
  • MANICURIST INSTRUCTOR: License + 320 Hours or 2 Years of Experience
  • ESTHETICS INSTRUCTOR: License + 650 Hours or 3 Years of Experience
  • MASSAGE THERAPIST LICENSE: 500 Hours

North Carolina State Board of Cosmetic Art Examiners

North Dakota

  • COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 1800 Hours
  • BARBER LICENSE: 1500 Hours (Board of Barber Examiners)
  • ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 600 Hours
  • NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 350 Hours
  • ELECTROLOGIST LICENSE: 600 Hours
  • COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: Cosmetology License + 1 Year Work Experience + 160 Hours
  • MASSAGE THERAPIST LICENSE: 750 Hours

North Dakota Board of Cosmetology

Ohio

  • COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 1500 Hours or Hairstylist License + 300 Hours
  • MANAGING COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: Cosmetology License + 300 Hours
  • HAIRSTYLIST LICENSE: 1200 Hours
  • MANAGING HAIRSTYLIST LICENSE: 1440 Hours
  • ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 750 Hours (+ 16-hour training to do microdermabrasion)
  • MANAGING ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 750 Hours
  • NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 200 Hours (+ 8-hour training to use electric file)
  • MANAGING NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 300
  • BARBER LICENSE: 1800 Hours (Contact Ohio State Barber Board)
  • COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: Managing Cosmetology License + 1000 Hours OR 1 Year Salon Experience
  • NATURAL HAIRSTYLIST LICENSE: 450 Hours
  • MASSAGE THERAPIST LICENSE: 750 Hours (Call 614-466-3934)

Ohio State Board of Cosmetology

Oklahoma

  • COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 1500 Hours (3000 Hours Apprenticeship)
  • BARBER LICENSE: 1500 Hours (3000 Hours Apprenticeship)
  • COSMETICIAN LICENSE: 600 Hours (1200 Hours Apprenticeship)
  • ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 600 Hours (1200 Hours Apprenticeship)
  • NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 600 Hours (1200 Hours Apprenticeship)
  • HAIR BRAIDING LICENSE: 600 Hours (1200 Hours Apprenticeship)
  • COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: Cosmetology License + 1000 Hours or 500 Hours with 2 Years of Recent Work Experience

State of Oklahoma Board of Cosmetology

Oregon

  • COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 2300 Hours
  • HAIRSTYLIST LICENSE: 1450 Hours
  • BARBER LICENSE: 1100 Hours
  • ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 250 Hours
  • NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 350 Hours
  • NATURAL HAIR CARE LICENSE: Completion of the Natural Hair Care Training Module
  • ELECTROLOGIST LICENSE: Contact the Board of Body Art Practitioners
  • PERMANENT MAKEUP LICENSE: Contact the Board of Body Art Practitioners
  • COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: Contact the Department of Education
  • MASSAGE THERAPIST LICENSE: 500 Hours

Oregon Health Licensing Agency (OHLA)

Pennsylvania

  • COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 1250 Hours (2000 Apprenticeship Hours)
  • BARBER LICENSE: 1250 Hours (695 Hours if Already a Licensed Cosmetologist)
  • ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 300 Hours
  • NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 200 Hours
  • PERMANENT MAKEUP LICENSE: Contact County Health Department
  • COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: Cosmetology License + 500 Hours
  • MASSAGE THERAPIST LICENSE: 600 Hours

Pennsylvania State Board of Cosmetology

Rhode Island

  • COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 1500 Hours
  • BARBER LICENSE: 1500 Hours
  • ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 600 Hours
  • NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 300 Hours
  • PERMANENT MAKEUP LICENSE: Cosmetology License + Tattoo License
  • ELECTROLOGIST LICENSE: 650 Hours (650 Hours Apprenticeship)
  • MASSAGE THERAPIST LICENSE: 500 Hours

Rhode Island Dept. of Health – Division of Hairdressing & Barbering

South Carolina

  • COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 1500 Hours
  • BARBER LICENSE: 1500 Hours (12 Months On-The-Job Training)
  • ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 450 Hours
  • NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 300 Hours
  • COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: Cosmetology License + 2 Years Work Experience + 45 Hours OR Cosmetology License + 750 Hours Training
  • MASSAGE THERAPIST LICENSE: 500 Hours

South Carolina Board of Cosmetology

South Dakota

  • COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 2100 Hours
  • ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 600 Hours
  • NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 400 Hours
  • COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: Cosmetology License + 1000 Hours Work Experience + 1012 Hours
  • JUNIOR COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: Cosmetology License + 1000 Hours Work Experience + 1000 Hours Training + 12 Hours Instructor Education
  • SENIOR COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: Junior Cosmetology Instructor License + Attend Commission’s Instructor Seminar
  • MASSAGE THERAPIST LICENSE: 500 Hours

South Dakota Cosmetology Commission

Tennessee

  • COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 1500 Hours
  • NATURAL HAIRSTYLIST LICENSE: 300 Hours
  • MASTER BARBER LICENSE: 1500 Hours
  • BARBER TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 340 Hours
  • ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 750 Hours
  • NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 600 Hours
  • ELECTROLOGIST LICENSE: 600 Hours
  • PERMANENT MAKEUP ARTIST LICENSE: Must Have Tattoo Artist License
  • COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: Cosmetology License + 3 Continuous Years of Active Licensure + 300 Hours or  1 Year Junior Instruction
  • BARBER INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: Master Barber License for 3 or More Years or 450 Hours
  • MASSAGE THERAPIST LICENSE: 500 Hours
  • SHAMPOO TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 300 Hours

Tennessee State Board of Cosmetology and Barber Examiners

Texas

  • COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 1500 Hours (Operator License) or 1000 Hours and 500 Hours of Related High School Courses
  • BARBER LICENSE: 1500 Hours (Class A)
  • ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 750 Hours
  • NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 600 Hours
  • MANICURIST/ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: Esthetician License and Nail Technician License OR 600 Manicure Hours and 750 Esthetician Hours OR 1200 Hours in a Joint Program
  • EYELASH EXTENSION LICENSE: 320 Hours
  • ELECTROLOGIST LICENSE: Contact State Health & Human Services (888-963-7111)
  • COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: Operator License + 750 Hours OR 1 year work experience + 500 hours AND 15 Education Credits
  • MASSAGE THERAPIST LICENSE: 500 Hours

Texas Department of Licensing and Regulations

Utah

  • COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 1600 Hours OR 2500 Hours Apprenticeship
  • BARBER LICENSE: 1000 Hours OR 1250 Hours Apprenticeship
  • COSMETOLOGIST/BARBER LICENSE: 1600 Hours
  • ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 600 Hours OR 800 Hours Apprenticeship (at least 5 months)
  • MASTER ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 1500 Apprenticeship Hours
  • NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 300 Hours OR 375 Hours Apprenticeship (at least 3 months)
  • ELECTROLOGIST LICENSE: 600 Hours
  • COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: Cosmetology License + 1000 Hours Teacher Training, OR 3000 Hours Work Experience
  • BARBER INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: 500 Hours Work Experience or 2000 Training Hours
  • COSMETOLOGY/BARBER INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: 1000 Hours of Training or 3000 Hours Work Experience
  • MASSAGE THERAPIST LICENSE: 600 Hours

Utah Division of Occupational & Professional Licensing, Board of Cosmetology

Vermont

  • COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 1500 Hours
  • BARBER LICENSE: 1000 hours (2000 hours apprenticeship; no more than 3000 hours)
  • ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 600 hours (800 hours apprenticeship; no more than 1200 hours)
  • MASTER ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 1200 Hours
  • NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 400 hours (600 hours apprenticeship; no more than 900 hours)
  • ELECTROLOGIST LICENSE: 600 Hours
  • COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: Cosmetology License + 3 Years Active Work Experience + Instructor Exam

Vermont Board of Barbers & Cosmetologists

Virginia

  • COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 1500 Hours (3000 Hours Apprenticeship)
  • BARBER LICENSE: 1500 Hours (3000 Hours Apprenticeship)
  • ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 600 Hours
  • MASTER ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 1200 Hours
  • NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 150 Hours (2000 Hours Apprenticeship)
  • PERMANENT MAKEUP ARTIST LICENSE: 1500 Hours
  • COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: Cosmetology License + 12 Months Student Instruction
  • MASSAGE THERAPIST LICENSE: 500 Hours

Virginia Board for Barbers & Cosmetology

Washington

  • COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 1600 Hours (2000 Hours Apprenticeship)
  • BARBER LICENSE: 1000 Hours (1200 Hours Apprenticeship)
  • ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 750 Hours (800 Hours Apprenticeship)
  • MASTER ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: Esthetician License + 450 Hours OR 1400 Apprenticeship Hours
  • NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 600 Hours (800 Hours Apprenticeship)
  • PERMANENT MAKEUP ARTIST LICENSE: Bloodborne Pathogens Certificate
  • ELECTROLOGIST LICENSE: Contact Dept. of Health
  • COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: Cosmetology License + 500 Hours
  • MASSAGE THERAPIST LICENSE: 500 Hours

State of Washington Dept. of Licensing, Cosmetology Licensing Program

West Virginia

  • COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 1800 Hours
  • BARBER LICENSE: 1200 Hours
  • ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 600 Hours
  • NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 400 Hours
  • PERMANENT MAKEUP ARTIST LICENSE: Contact Local/Regional Health Dept.
  • ELECTROLOGIST LICENSE: Contact Medical Board
  • COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: Cosmetology License + 5 Years Recent Salon Experience
  • MASSAGE THERAPIST LICENSE: 500 Hours

West Virginia State Board of Barbers & Cosmetologists

Wisconsin

  • COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 1550 Hours (4000 Hours Apprenticeship—288 Hours of Training and 3,712 Hours of Practical Experience)
  • BARBER LICENSE: 1000 Hours (2,000 Hours Apprenticeship—288 Hours of Classroom Training and 1,712 Hours of Practical Training)
  • ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 450 Hours
  • NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 300 Hours
  • PERMANENT MAKEUP ARTIST LICENSE: Contact Department of Health Services
  • ELECTROLOGIST LICENSE: 450 Hours
  • COSMETOLOGY MANAGER: 2000 Hours of Cosmetology Experience + 150 Training Hours or 4000 Hours Cosmetology Experience
  • COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: License + 150 Hours + 2000 Hours Work Experience
  • MASSAGE THERAPIST LICENSE: 600 Hours

Wisconsin Cosmetology Examining Board

Wyoming

  • COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 2000 Hours
  • HAIRSTYLIST LICENSE: 1000 Hours
  • BARBER LICENSE: 1250 Hours
  • ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 600 Hours
  • WAXING LICENSE: 125 Hours
  • NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 400 Hours
  • PERMANENT MAKEUP ARTIST LICENSE: Contact Department of Health Tattooing Dept.
  • ELECTROLOGIST LICENSE: Contact the Board of Medicine
  • COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: Cosmetology License + 1000 Hours

Wyoming Board of Cosmetology