Lawson State Community College Cosmetology program is one of the oldest and most established Cosmetology programs in the Birmingham area offering an affordable quality education .  Our comprehensive curriculum is designed to develop knowledge, skills and techniques necessary to prepare students for the state licensure examination and successful initial employment. We have proudly produced many of the top stylist and premier beauty industry owners in the state. The Cosmetology instructors here at Lawson State are a team of dedicated industry professionals with real-world career experience and superlative training. Each Instructor focus is to successfully guide students through the program and into the industry. A cosmetology education through Lawson State Cosmetology program will enhance your creativity, teach you technical applications and finesses your customer service skills. That’s our goal and we are dedicated to achieving it.

We invite you to join the Cosmetology Program fulfill your dreams, passion, and hopes.  Thank You for allowing us the opportunity to help you achieve your career goals.

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