In order to graduate, the student must complete 700 hours of course study and score 70% or better on the written final examination. The student must also satisfy all financial obligations to the University. After completing this program the student will receive a diploma and is eligible to take the North Carolina State Board Exam for Licensing as a Natural Hair-Stylist and is certified to work in or own and manage his/her own salon.

700 Hour Full-time program: 6 – 7 months at 28 hours per week

700 Hour Part – time program: 7 – 8 months at 24 hours per week

The objective of the Natural Hairstyling program is to teach each aspiring Natural Hair-Stylist the necessary technical skill which will enable him/her to pass the NC State Board of Examiners Test.

Students who complete the Natural Hairstyling program will be eligible to take the state board exam for licensure.