Cosmetology Training and Certification

Cosmetology Program


The 50-Week Cosmetology Program That Prepares You For the Career You’ll Love

Have you ever asked yourself “what beauty schools near me will provide the training I need?” The SCI cosmetology school in Brownsville, Corpus Christi, and San Antonio, Texas provide the hands-on training, practical experience and professional support it takes to pursue an exciting career in the beauty industry. Students in this program learn all-around hair, skin, and nail care skills, as well as health and safety procedures.

Corpus Christi Now Enrolling

Come visit either our newest cosmetology campus in Corpus Christi!


Cosmetologists trained at SCI may be eligible for these certifications:

  • COSMETOLOGY: Cosmetology License

Career Skills

Cosmetologists training at SCI can learn career skills like:

  • Hair Cutting and Styling
  • Hair Coloring
  • Hair Styling Trends
  • Facials & Makeup
  • Hair and Scalp Treatment
  • Waxing
  • Perms & Relaxers
  • Manicures and Pedicures
  • Salon Operation and Management

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As an SCI Cosmetology student you will gain plenty of real-world hands-on experience. You will feel confident making the transition from student to beauty professional after gaining transferable on-the-job style training with opportunities to take your career to the next level.

Convenient Day Schedules

At SCI; we understand the many responsibilities our students face and work with you to find the program schedule that best fits your life.

  • Day Program: Can be completed in 50 Weeks

Licensing & Career Opportunities

Graduates of this program are fully prepared for the professional exam, administered by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. Upon successfully passing the exam, graduates can seek entry-level employment as Cosmetology Operators in salons or spa environments.

On the Job

Cosmetologists provide barbering, coloring, styling and other services such as skin care treatments, nails, make-up application and product recommendation. In this career you use your creativity, personality and sense of style to connect with others and help people feel great about themselves and how they look. If you are friendly, enjoy working people and are looking for a career that capitalizes on your interest in fashion, beauty and style, a career in Cosmetology could be a great fit!

Southern Star Salon

Come visit either one of our locations and experience it for yourself!

The Southern Star Salon offers affordable salon services without sacrificing service & quality. With a wide-range of hair, skin and nail services available at reasonable prices, you can indulge without guilt. All salon services are performed by students, supervised by SCI’s expert instructors.

Get the Support You Need to Launch a Successful Career

Cosmetology training is not just about getting a diploma; it’s about getting a career you love. SCI is dedicated to supporting you throughout your career. Experienced Job Placement professionals are happy to help with things like resume preparation, interview techniques and job readiness training. The career services team will help match your skills with employers’ needs after graduation. SCI has proudly provided career training and professional advancement opportunities to Texas students over 50 years. You could be one of the thousands of successful SCI grads working in a rewarding, professional career.

Is an Exciting Career in Cosmetology Right for You?

If you are interested in learning more about careers in Cosmetology and exploring whether this is the right career path for you, fill out the form on the side of this page to receive more information. A helpful SCI Admissions Representative would be happy to answer any questions you have and help with everything from scheduling to financial aid. For immediate questions, call 844-783-6569.