Cosmetology / Barbering Certificate Program

Are you ready to consider a career in Cosmetology and Barbering? Then you’ve come to the right place. The UNM-Gallup Certificate in Cosmetology/Barbering teaches the theory and hands-on skills needed to get your career started. You will learn how to take your artistic ability, combine it with classroom and real life experiences and help clients look their best in order to feel their best. Here you will be prepared with current techniques in hair cutting, perming, manicuring and salon management. If you can see yourself in an active salon setting, let us show you how to get there.


UNM-Gallup Cosmetology / Barbering Certificate Program

Cosmetology / Barbering Certificate Program

Barbering does not require Manicuring, but does require Honing, Stropping and Shaving (2 credit hours). The clock hours for the certificate are 1200 (40 credit hours). Cosmetology requires 4 credits in manicuring to receive 1600 clock hours for the certificate (44 credit hours).

Please consult with your advisor for current transferability information.


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Beverly Begay

Technical Instructor I
Applied Technology/Cosmetology

(505) 863-7575

Lorraine Aguayo

Applied Technology/Cosmetology

(505) 863-7581