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Make-Up Classes in Atlanta, GA with Training Program Overviews

The Atlanta area has two not-for-profit schools that offer make-up training. Learn about the programs, admission info and program requirements for these schools, both less than 25 miles from downtown, and make an informed education decision.

Atlanta Schools with Make-Up Classes

There are no not-for-profit schools in the Atlanta area that offer training programs specifically in make-up application; however, two schools within 35 miles of downtown offer make-up classes within their cosmetology diploma programs. Both of these programs prepare students for state cosmetology licensure. This article looks at the schools and these diploma programs. It also includes a table of information about each institution, such as enrollment, campus setting and costs. Individuals who are deciding where to pursue their training may find this useful.

  • Atlanta Technical College is about four miles from the downtown area.
  • Approximately 25 miles out is Chattahoochee Technical College.

Atlanta Technical College

In order to enter into the cosmetology program at this school, students must have a GED or a high school diploma and be at least 16 years old.

Cosmetology Diploma

To complete this cosmetology diploma program's curriculum, students take 54 to 55 credit hours of courses. Basic skills requirements must be fulfilled by taking courses in mathematics, English and interpersonal relations or psychology. From there, the technical classes of the program go over cosmetology theory, hair coloring, styling, haircutting, nail care and chemical texture services. In the skin care fundamentals class, students learn about make-up application, as well as facials, skin conditions and hair removal.

Chattahoochee Technical College

The main campus of Chattahoochee Technical College is located in Marietta, but courses (including some of the cosmetology classes) are offered in seven additional locations in the area. The school has a 93.75% job placement rate for graduates of the cosmetology program.

Cosmetology Diploma

In this school's cosmetology diploma program, students take introductory courses in cosmetology theory and computers. From there, the program's curriculum moves onto topics like nail care, hair care and treatment, hair cutting and hair color. Make-up application is studied in the skin care class. In addition, students must take general core courses in psychology or interpersonal relationships, mathematics and English.

Comparison of Schools

Individuals can learn more about these schools and see how they compare by referring to the following table of information.

Atlanta Technical College Chattahoochee Technical College
School Type 2-year; public 2-year; public
Total Enrollment (2011) 4,491* 11,564*
Campus Setting Large city Large suburb
Tuition & Fees (2011-2012) $2,052 for in-state students; $3,852 for out-of-state students* $2,122 for in-state students; $3,922 for out-of-state students*
% of First-Year Students Receiving Some Form of Financial Aid (2010-2011) 98%* 91%*
Acceptance Rate (2011-2012) N/A - Open admissions* N/A - Open admissions*
Retention Rate (students who began in 2010 and returned in 2011) 50% for full-time students; 35% for part-time students* 49% for full-time students; 36% for part-time students*
Graduation Rate (students who began in 2008) 31%* 17%*

Source: *NCES College Navigator.

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