The Cosmetology program is designed to prepare students for employment in cosmetology, hair design, and skin and nail care. This program prepares students for employment in a salon and/or to open a new salon business. Students in this program develop communication, professional behavior, and the core skills of working in a salon business. Students work with salon guests in a well-equipped salon and perform these skills with the newest techniques, products, and equipment in the industry. Students learn to communicate with customers; analyze skin, hair, and nails; and perform the duties of hair cutting, coloring, styling, chemical texture services, and basic skin and nail care. This program includes 1600 hours of instruction as required by the State of Utah for licensure. Upon completion of the program, students are prepared to take the National Interstate Council of State Boards of Cosmetology/Barbering Licensure, and the examination required for licensure.


  • Complete 1600 hours of instruction.
  • Demonstrate principles and cosmetology/barbering skills: shampooing, styling, men's and women's haircutting, straight razor shaving, hair extensions, chemical texture services, hair coloring, skincare, nail services, and other concepts essential to becoming a successful cosmetologist/barber.
  • Demonstrate principles and practices related to nail technology skills, manicuring, pedicuring, gel, and acrylic application, manual and electric filing, polishing, client consultation, and other concepts essential to becoming a successful nail technician.
  • Demonstrate principles and practices related to esthetics and facial treatment.
  • Explain general sciences related to cosmetology/barbering such as anatomy, infection control, hair structure, skin and nail, diseases and disorders, chemistry, and electricity.
  • Demonstrate salon processes and etiquette with sanitation procedures necessary for the health and safety of clients and workers.
  • Perform cosmetology/barbering services on mannequins and public guests.
  • Communicate effectively with salon guests and coworkers.
  • Demonstrate communication through electronic, verbal, and written formats.
  • Prepare for state board licensure examinations and licensing for the State of Utah.
  • Obtain CPR certification.


How to Apply

Choose Your Program
Bridgerland Technical College is open year-round. Most programs are open-entry, and open-exit, which means you can start the program on the first of every month as long as there is space available. Please contact a Student Success Advisor with any questions you may have about a program. You can check the start dates here.

NEW! - The Cosmetology program will now accept students FOUR times a year utilizing a competitive application process. The application deadlines will be:

Start Date: July
Application Due - May 1

Start Date: October
Applications Due - August 1

Start Date: January
Application Due - November 1

Start Date: April
Application Due - February 1

Make an appointment with a Student Success Advisor here >>



Fill out the admissions form below. College admission policy requires a student to have a high school diploma or its recognized equivalent (e.g. GED).

 Fill out the Brigham City Campus Admissions here >>



Programmatic Requirements
Students will receive additional pre-enrollment programmatic requirements, if applicable, via email. If you have not received this email within 24 business hours, please check your spam or junk mail folders.

WorkKeys Assessment: Workplace Documents (Level 4), Graphic Literacy (Level 4), and Applied Math (Level 4). 

Please note: A composite ACT score of 17 or a composite SAT score of 930 can waive assessment requirements (except keyboarding) if taken no more than four years prior to enrollment. If you attended BTECH as a high school student, you may be able to waive the Entrance Assessment with your grades. Contact a Student Success Advisor for more information. 

Schedule your Entrance Assessment here >>

If applicable, upload ACT/SAT score here >>


Complete the Online Application

Individuals must apply to the program with our digital application after filling out the admissions form and taking the assessment.

Start the Online Application here >>

Questions about your application? Contact a Student Success Advisor. 


Once you have received an acceptance letter, the next step is to meet with a Student Services Representative to complete your enrollment. You will declare your starting date, enrolled hours, and set up your payment schedule.

The first month's payment or completed Financial Aid is required at the time of enrollment. No appointment is necessary. If you have any questions, Student Services can be reached at 435-753-6780 or or you can visit us in person at the Logan Campus! 


Financial Aid



Social Security Number OR Your Alien Registration number (if you're not a U.S. citizen)

Federal income tax returns, W-2s, and other records of money earned

Bank statements and records of investments (if applicable)

Records of untaxed income (if applicable)

The Process

Apply for FAFSA at and BTECH school code: 014257.

BTECH receives student FAFSA records.

Financial Aid will send an email to students to create a VerifyMyFafsa Account.

The student creates an account and submits the required documentation.

Students will complete enrollment with BTECH.

Financial Aid will email the student a link to schedule a required Financial Aid Offer meeting.

Pell Grant is disbursed.




I have my Student ID

Letter of Recommendation

I have a personal history/career objective

I have my high school transcript

The Process

Apply for scholarships at (soft deadline (5th of each month).

BTECH emails a link to schedule a Scholarship Interview.

Interview with the Scholarship Committee (generally 3rd Tuesday of each month).

BTECH evaluates the interview rubric and available funds.

Notified of award results within 4 weeks.

The student will receive a link to schedule a meeting to accept the award.

BTECH disburses scholarships.



Complete the Veterans checklist.

Reach out to the VA Certifying Official at

If you have any questions please make an appointment with a Student Success Advisor here.

and Fees
Estimated Equalized Payment
$5,408* $451
this is an estimate based on
Course fees may vary full time enrollment
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Estimated Books
& Supplies
Books, course materials, supplies, and equipment Yes

*not including state exam 

High School Adult Students:
varies by school
Mon - Fri -
8:00 am to 4:30 pm


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Per Week
40 44 credits 
12 months

**Full-time attendance is required.


The following are the requirements for obtaining the State of Utah Cosmetology/Barbering License:

  • Successfully complete the 1600-hour program.
  • Obtain the "Verification of Hours" required by the Utah Divison of Occupational and Professional Licensing stamped by Bridgerland Technical College, signifying successful completion of courses and passing the final test with at least a 75% on the theory portion and a 90% on the practical portion.
  • Score a minimum of 70% on the State Board Exams issued by Prov, Inv.

Brigham City Campus
325 W 1100 S,
Brigham City, UT 84302

Living Miscellaneous personal
$8,136 $2,331
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Transportation Dependent care
$1,620 $369
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Disability-related Professional licensure, certification, or a first professional credential
$108 $0

Outcome Data

Reported Annually to the Accrediting Agency Council on Occupational Education

Completion: 83%
Job Placement: 76%
Licensure: 97%
Withdrawal: 17%

Outcome statistics are compiled annually based upon Training Outcome surveys conducted with students post-graduation. Data is gathered through coordination with the student, faculty, Student Services Office personnel, and licensing agencies.

Employment Outlook

What is the difference between a job and a career?
The words career and job are very different. To be specific, a job is what you show up to for work; a career spans your lifetime and includes your education, training, and professional memberships, and is something you love doing.

For additional information on occupational profile, please click here.

We have a campus salon at our Brigham City Campus where the public can get a haircut, color, facials, manicures, and more!

Please call 435-723-5329.

Are You Ready For the Next Step

Take the steps and move to the next level of your education and career

Our Mission

The mission of the Bridgerland Technical College is to deliver competency-based, employer-guided career and technical education to both secondary and post-secondary students through traditional and technology-enhanced

methodologies. This hands-on technical education provides occupational education, skills training, and workforce development to support the educational and economic development of the Bear River Region. 











Hours of Operation

Logan Campus - Main
Telephone: 435-753-6780

Student Services
Monday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday: 8 am - 6 pm
Wednesday: 8 am - 6 pm
Thursday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Friday: 8 am - 4 pm
Sat/Sun: Closed


Brigham City Campus
Telephone: 435-734-0614

Student Services
Monday: 7:30 am - 1 pm and 2 pm - 4 pm
Tuesday: 7:30 am - 1 pm and 2 pm - 4 pm
Wednesday: 7:30 am - 1 pm and 2 pm - 4 pm
Thursday: 7:30 am - 1 pm and 2 pm - 4 pm
Friday: 7:30 am - 1 pm and 2 pm - 4 pm
Sat/Sun: Closed


Logan Campus - Main . 435-753-6780
1301 North 600 West, Logan, UT 84321

Brigham City Campus . 435-734-0614
325 West 1100 South Brigham City, UT 84302