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Cosmetology Management

Associate in Business Studies

Program Overview

Enrich your career with an associate’s degree program in cosmetology management. You will learn and practice the business skills needed to manage and/or own a salon. With a current State of Michigan Cosmetology License, you will receive 20 elective credits toward your Delta College degree.

Earning Potential

If you go on to earn a bachelor's degree in this field, you'll find steady job growth and increased earning potential.

In this field, it is estimated you could earn $29,600 a year.

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Likely Careers

  • Personal Service Manager
  • Spa Manager
  • Cosmetology Specialist
  • Salon Manager
  • Accounting professor working with students in class.
    Amazing Faculty 

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About Delta's Program

Managers are people that inspire, motivate and lead others. Delta College’s management programs help students develop effective interpersonal abilities, instill entrepreneurial thinking, excel in diverse business environments, and so much more. The knowledge gained and the skills learned with management education can be applied across virtually every industry and organization.

A sample of business topics you will explore include:

  • Accounting
  • Business Law
  • Business Mathematics
  • Human Resources Management
  • Marketing
  • Management

And, if you can’t find time to take classes on campus, the cosmetology management degree option can be completed online.

Why you should choose Delta


Life is busy. But that shouldn't get in the way of your education. Delta offers classes at night, on weekends and online to make taking classes and getting that degree easier. Plus, Delta has learning centers so you can take classes even closer to home.  


Free tutoring

At the Teaching Learning Center, located in the Library, we offer tutoring on a wide variety of subjects, and help with developing study and learning skills. Most tutoring is on a walk-in basis but we do have some online tutoring options.

Best of all, it's free for currently enrolled Delta students. Just another way we demonstrate our commitment to helping students succeed.


Honors Program

The specially-designed courses emphasize creative and critical thinking, providing a unique learning experience. You have more exploration of the subject area with increased faculty and student interaction. Make the most of your Delta experience. Join Honors!


Transfer opportunities

One of the very best things about Delta College is your ability to start here and go anywhere. And, in the process, save thousands (and thousands) of dollars. It's a smart choice!

In fact, if you're interested in earning a bachelor's in Cosmetology Management you have several options by coming to Delta first, and then transferring.


Facts & Figures

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According to a recent survey by the National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences (NACCAS), cosmetology is a field where there is zero unemployment.

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Delta is nationally recognized as one of America's leading community colleges.

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