Appearance Enhancement Programs

NYS Dept. of State (DOS) Curricula Training Programs in Schools Licensed by BPSS

June 2016

Type of Program Required Training Hours: Theory and Clinic(Skills) Exam Required for License: Type and Description 
Cosmetology 1,000
Esthetics 600
Natural Hair 300
Nails 250
Waxing 75
Barber Varies, as long as approved by NYSED.*
  *In practice, at least 500 hours for beginners. The NYSED Career and Technical Education standard curriculum, of 515 hours, can be approved by BPSS.