To become a Cosmetology Instructor, with two years active practical cosmetology
experience they may complete 750 clock hours or complete 2000
clock hours of instructor training, for a person who lacks
the required experience. Anyone interested in becoming
an Instructor must be a graduate of an approved beauty school
in either the state of Mississippi or any other state.
The person must hold a current Mississippi Cosmetology license.
Applicants must have twelve semester hours approved by the
Mississippi State Board of Cosmetology. The subject
matter is as follows; training in theory observation, skill
observation, the professional teacher, student motivating,
methods, management, testing evaluation, and Cosmetology law,
rules and regulations. The instructor training also
includes practical training and technical instruction covering
all practices of Cosmetology. For persons interested
in a career as a Cosmetology Instructor the following employment
opportunities are as follows; School Manager, School Instructor,
Platform Educator, Lecturer, Styles Director, or School Ownership.