New Mexico Junior College



Robyn Price
Director of Cosmetology

Phone: (575) 492-2689



Program Description

This program offers students a comprehensive education in all aspects of barbering and cosmetology and ensures customer satisfaction.  Life-Long learning is encouraged. The curriculum meets the standards and requirements of the State Board of Cosmetology and of other careers in the world of hair and beauty. This knowledge and ability are achieved first through lecture and demonstration followed by actual work in a salon atmosphere. Students receive clinical experience that prepares them for job market.

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Graduates are prepared to take the New Mexico licensing exams, and upon receipt of state licenses they are ready for entry level positions in a salon. Opportunities abound for students to work toward financial independence.


Interested students must interview with the Coordinator of the Program and complete an application to the program. Students must complete the application process and be accepted into the program prior to enrolling in any cosmetology courses. Click to Apply

All courses, other than General Education Requirements, must be completed with a "C" or better.
The Students must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0.
A minimum of 15 semester hours must be earned at NMJC.  The remainder may be acceptable transfer credits.
Transitional and/or developmental courses do not fulfill any or the above requirements.
Students will not be permitted to graduate if they have unresolved incomplete (I) grades on their academic record.