Get your licensure in the industry of beauty by learning from the professionals and take your skills from the on-campus Salon to serving clients in a successful career.
Due to an extensive waitlist, this program is currently not accepting adult applications. If you are interested in being notified when this application reopens for adult applicants, please complete this form. If you are currently on a waitlist for this program, please look for communication from Francis Tuttle in the upcoming months.
*Adults interested in Cosmetology may apply at either the Rockwell or Reno Campus. The Danforth Campus does not offer an adult option at this time.
Programs and Classes
Beauty is a full-time job, and that's why the world needs trained professionals. Come learn the latest and best techniques behind expert hair, skin and nail treatment from instructors who bring their industry experience to the classroom.
Put those skills to practice in the Francis Tuttle Salons at either Rockwell and Reno locations. The resources available to Cosmetology students match those in a real-world, professional setting, meaning you'll be prepared the minute you're certified.
Social media and advancing technology has opened up new opportunities in cosmetology and related fields. This program gives you the opportunity to expand your horizons and realize your true creative potential.
Completion of the Cosmetology program means you are prepared to take the Oklahoma State Board of Cosmetology and Barbering Basic Cosmetologist exam. Already licensed Cosmetologists can take our Master Educator course and pass on their knowledge to those aspiring for a career in the field.
Salons, day spas, facial/makeup studios, nail salons, modeling agencies, cosmetic physician's offices, department store salon or makeup counter, professional product companies, assisted living centers, educational facilities.
Professional Makeup Artist
"I know hair, skin and nails. There are times when I'm on set, and they'll say 'We need these nails painted,' or 'We need this done.' And you have to have that extra knowledge. It makes a difference. In the beginning, you may not like it, but all of those extra things come in handy."
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"Hair taught me how to talk to people and find out what they wanted. So when it comes to basically putting a tattoo on their face, I had some experience in understanding what they really wanted."
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About this Occupation
Projected job growth for cosmetologists and related fields is 8% over the next decade, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. That is above the average of all industries combined in the U.S., meaning there is a definite need for skilled cosmetologists, nail technicians and estheticians. The industry needs you!
The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates job growth between now and 2028 due to an increasing population
Learn from Experienced Instructors
Grant Davison teaches Cosmetology in the FT Salon at the Reno campus. He earned a cosmetology certificate from Forbes Center for Cosmetology Training, an instructor’s license from Metro Technology Center and a Bachelor degree in Trade and Industrial Education from the University of Central Oklahoma. Grant has worked in the beauty industry for more than 36 years and constantly looks forward to bestowing his knowledge to his bright and eager students.
Dana Jones teaches Cosmetology in the evening at the Rockwell campus. She is a graduate of Quitman County High School in Marks, Miss., completed and earned her cosmetology license from Coahoma Community College in Clarksdale, Miss., and earned her Master Instructor License from Francis Tuttle Technology Center. Dana previously worked as a Master Stylist at Healing Waters Salon in Oklahoma City, and at Pala’ Hair Salon in Oklahoma City.
Dennese King teaches Cosmetology in the Masterpiece FT Salon at the Edmond, Danforth Campus. Dennese earned her Master Instructor license in 1984 and a Bachelor of Science in Education in 2011. Dennese has worked in the industry for 39 years.
Sheila Kissick teaches Cosmetology at the Rockwell salon. She is a licensed Master Instructor of Cosmetology and Barbering. She believes education is the key to success and continues her professional education regularly along with academic education. She currently holds an Associate’s degree in Enterprise Development and is working toward her bachelor’s in Workforce and Economic Development. While attending cosmetology school, she was encouraged by her instructor and competed in professional industry competitions. She shares this same passion with her students and her goal is to inspire all students to become the best future professionals in our industry by involving them in SkillsUSA, a student led organization that gives the opportunity to compete, increase technical and soft skills, and network with industry partners. Sheila has worked in the industry for over 30 years.
Cedric Swift teaches Cosmetology in the FT Salon at the Reno campus. He is licensed by the Oklahoma State Board of Cosmetology and Barbering and is an Oklahoma state credentialed Career and Technology Education Teacher, also pursuing an Associate of Science degree at Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City.
Cosmetology Instructor - Rockwell
Regina Roberts teaches Cosmetology at the Rockwell Campus.