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Cosmetology and Salon Management AAS


CIP 120401 (CSMA)

The Cosmetology and Salon Management AAS Degree offers a solid foundation for students to start a career in a salon or to prepare them for one day opening their own salon. Students with a completed certificate in cosmetology from Arapahoe Community College, or who have a Colorado State Cosmetology License, can complete an additional 31 credits and earn their Associates of Applied Science (AAS) degree.

Admission Requirements

Program Requirements

Major Courses (45 Credit Hours)

Any credit-bearing COS, EST, or NAT course numbered 1000 or above that is offered by the College (30 Credits)

Total: 61 Credits

Graduation Requirements

  • Apply for graduation online at
  • As a graduate of a Career and Technical Education program you will be contacted by an ACC employee in approximately six months to verify your employment information. This information gathering is a federal requirement to ensure that ACC receives certain federal funding.