Upon completion of the cosmetology program at Central Alabama Community College, students must take and pass a Theory (Written) Examination and a Practical Examination to qualify for an Alabama cosmetology license. Students have two years to apply for a cosmetologist license in Alabama following the completion of either a Board approved cosmetology program or an apprenticeship. The Alabama Board of Cosmetology and Barbering is responsible for licensing and regulating the profession of cosmetology in the State of Alabama. The table below reflects the number of students from Central Alabama Community College who successfully completed the cosmetology program requirements, passed the Theory (Written) Examination and passed the Practical Examination to become an Alabama licensed cosmetologist.

Examination Pass Rates

Year Theory Candidates Pass Percentage Practical Candidates Pass Percentage
FY2016-2017 4 100%
FY2015-2016 16 100%
FY 2014-2015 12 100%
FY 2013-2014 8 87.5%
FY 2013-2013 13 100%

Instructor Licensure Examination Pass Rate – Written and Practical Exam

FY 2014-2015 1 100%