Cosmetology Certificate Level 1 (12.0401 and 12.0413)

The SWTJC Uvalde campus will close at 3:00 pm on Friday, April 20th to prepare for the Criminal Justice Competition running events. Gates and entrances on campus will be closed for the safety of our visiting students and all personnel involved in the event.

Faculty and Staff

J Suarez
Jesus Suarez
Allied Health and Human Services Division Chair
(830) 591-7364
V Briones
Vanessa Briones
(830) 591-7249 
E Martinez
Emma Martinez
(830) 591-7260
C Hammer
Cheryl Hammer
(830) 591-7322


The Cosmetology program provides graduates with the necessary skills and knowledge to pass the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation Examination and to function as competent cosmetologists.

Admission Requirements

Students are admitted to the Cosmetology program through the regular college admission procedures (see Admission Regulations section).  The cosmetology program is a one-year Certificate program and meets the requirements of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.  It is based on a fall, spring, and ten week summer session.  Spring enrollment is also available.  Students will receive a one-year Certificate upon satisfactory completion of the program of study and upon making formal application for graduation (see Curricula section).

In addition to regular college admission requirements, students must also:

     1. Enroll in the student liability insurance, TDLR permit which is included in the college registration fees.

     2. Provide evidence of current tuberculosis (T.B.) Test.

The Cosmetology Certificate program has fall and spring enrollment available.

The Cosmetology Certificate program is TSI Assessment waived.

Program of Study

Cosmetology Resources