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Louisiana Technical College


CIP 120402
Technical Diploma (TD)

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Description | Employment Opportunities | Cost

Mission and Program Description:

The Barber-Styling diploma program is designed to prepare students to work efficiently in the industry of Barber-Styling. This competency-based program includes classroom instruction and practical/lab experience under supervision of the instructor.

Practical skills are developed through experience in a school-based, on-site shop which is equipped and managed according to industry standards by the students with instructor supervision. Upon completion of this program, which is approved by the LA State Board of Barber Examiners and meets the 1500-hour requirement, students are eligible to take the LA State Board of Barber Examiners licensure examination.

Length of Program:

53 Semester Credit Hours

Education Requirements:

High School Diploma or GED

Age Requirement 17 years of age or older
Placement Exam Scores: Spring 2008 Program Placement Score Chart (PDF)
TD Program: (Fall 07)

COMPASS Scores: Read 70; Math 36; Engl./Writ. 33
ACT Scores: Read 15; Math 16; Engl./Writ. 14

Approximate Total Cost of Books and Supplies:

Contact the Student Affairs Office of the campus of your choice

Required Licensure/Certification: Barber License issued by Louisiana State Board of Barber Examiners

The objectives of the Barber-Styling program are to:

  • Train individuals to work in the barber-styling industry.
  • Train individuals to become entrepreneurs in the barbering field.
  • Provide students with good customer service skills.





An application or re-application fee and a testing fee per component are charged for each Application for Admission submitted.

Tuition is paid by the semester. (SEE - Tuition and Fees) Students are also required to purchase books and supplies separately. Contact your host campus for a complete projected cost of this program.

The college accepts cash, personal and company checks, MasterCard or Visa for all fees. A percentage of tuition and fees are refundable up to the tenth day of instruction. No refund will be made after the tenth day.