The cosmetology Academy is a 17 month program (1800 hours) which consists of the art, beautification, and science of hair care, nail care, skin care, and salon management. The program is regulated by the West Virginia Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists.

Our Instructors will train you for a career as a hair stylist, colorist, or salon owner. When you make a decision to start a career in cosmetology you change your life for the better.

Content Skills Include:



The Nail Technician will be trained to provide treatment for the hands, and feet that may include natural nail and nail enhancement manicures. They must be adept at using a wide variety of industry products and tools, be able to communicate well with clients while establishing trusting relationships.


Aesthetics involves administering cosmetic treatments to enhance the appearance of the skin. This 600 hour course will involve makeup, waxing, and tweezing which are extras that are needed at salons.

Content Skills include:

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For More Information, contact:
Director Allen Halley
Instructor, Dena Wall
Or by calling: BCTC (304) 369-4585 or  Cosmetology Lab (304) 369-1645

Title IX ADA 504 Notice 

Boone Career & Technical Center (BCTC) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability, age, or marital status in any of its policies, procedures or practices as required by Title IX, Section 504, and ADA regulations. For inquiries concerning Title IX, please contact the BCS Safe Schools Director Anthony Tagliente at 304-369-8276 or For inquiries concerning 504/ADA, please contact the Director of Exceptional Children Mary Knapp, at 304-369-8245 or Inquiries may also be submitted in writing to the following Director’s at Boone County Schools 69 Avenue B Madison, WV 25130.

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