Cosmetology student at work


Therese Gesch
West Sound Technical Skills Center
101 National Ave.
(360) 473-0561
(360) 473-0563

Olympic College
Business & Technology Division
Technology Building Room 103
(360) 475-7360

Enrollment Update

The Cosmetology Program is full for Winter 2014 Quarter.  

If you are interested in enrolling in the Cosmetology program for Fall of 2014, please attend the Information Session scheduled for Tuesday, March 11, 2014 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm on the Olympic College campus in HSS 129, Humanities & Student Services building.   
For more information please call Therese Gesch at the number listed above. 

Before entering into the Cosmetology program you must complete the three core classes listed below:
BMGMT 140 - Business & Personal Mathematics,
ENGL100 - Composition - Selected Prof/Tech Voc, OR 
ENGL&101 - English Composition I,  and
OLRM 220 - Human Relations in the Workplace

Program Information (ATA Degree)
The Cosmetology Program is designed to allow students to complete the required instruction to qualify for the Washington State Cosmetology License examination and at the same time earn an Associate in Technical Arts Degree. This Olympic College Program operates under an agreement between Olympic College and the West Sound Technical Skills Center. Cosmetology classes are held at the West Sound Technical Skills Center, located at 101 National Avenue in Bremerton.

Program requirements meet the competency standards required by the Washington State Licensing Board for Cosmetologists and the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges. To obtain the Associate in Technical Arts Degree, students must complete all of the core cosmetology requirements as well as the general academic requirements (e.g. Business Math, English and Human Relations).

Certificates are also Offered

  • Cadet Instructor - Cosmetology
    Provides the training necessary to become an effective instructor of barbering, manicuring, esthetics, or cosmetology.

  • Esthetician
    Prepares students for entry into the salon field and will enable them to perform all services normally offered in the cosmetology profession of esthetician.

Updated 03/24/2014