Tuscola Technology Center, 1401 Cleaver Road, Caro, MI48723

Instructors: Lorilyn Katz, Kim Poppeck & Kimberly Phelps
Ph: 989.673.6158


Program Information

Learn the science of beautifying and improving the complexion, skin, hair, and nails in the Cosmetology Program offered through the Tuscola Technology Center at Howard's Beauty Academy in Caro. This course of study is 1500-hours. Students will undergo 350 hours of classroom and laboratory study followed by 1,150 of practical experience/floor work guided by the experience of professional instructors.

Hours of Operation

Howard's is open Monday-Friday,8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.Every other Tuesday, beginning with Sept 6, 2011, Howard's will stay open until 7:30 p.m. This gives students the opportunity to acquire more hours (towards their 1500 hours), and to make-up any excused absences they may have

Cosmetology Classroom Activities
  • Hair cutting and styling
  • Hair coloring
  • Permanent waving
  • Manicuring
  • Facials and facial make-up
  • Diseases of skin and scalp
  • Decision making skills
  • Teamwork skills
  • Body structure-bones, muscles, nerves


Following 1500 hours and completion of this program students are prepared for the state examination and licensing process.

Total training time required by the State of Michigan is 1500 hours - attendance is strictly monitored by a time card.