The Georgia Institute of Cosmetology
Beauty school in Cumming, Athens, Augusta, Gainesville, Martinez and Sugar Hill, Georgia.
Cosmetology Careers & Accreditation
Start your career for life!
The occupational outlook for cosmetology careers is very promising. The salon industry continues to grow and continues to employ large numbers of professionals. Cosmetology includes a wide choice of careers such as hair stylist, makeup artist, nail technician, esthetician, salon owner, platform artist, educator and product sales. Georgia Institute of Cosmetology is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education
One of the most innovative disciplines among the services in cosmetology, the art of Hair Design involves using lines, shapes, directions, and textures to shape and sculpt hair. The principles of hair design (which are also important in art and design) are proportion, balance, emphasis, and harmony.
Cutting and styling are major parts of the Georgia Institute of Cosmetology curriculum. The cosmetology program will teach you how to understand what your clients want, and how to execute the latest styles.
Understanding how to give clients the color and texture they want is both an art and a science. The Georgia Institute of Cosmetology students learn the skills required to apply a variety of color and texture results. You will learn how to mix and apply color, as well as how various coloring tools are used.
Skin care is an important skill set for all cosmetologists to have. Understanding skin care enables GIC graduates to open to doors to even more career possibilities. It also ensures that our students know how to recommend, apply, and sell skin care products.
Makeup application is a key component of a cosmetologist’s skill set. The Georgia Institute of Cosmetology students learn the fundamentals of makeup application as part of the cosmetology curriculum.
Georgia Institute of Cosmetology students learn the basics of the cosmetology business. The curriculum includes resume creation, job search, and more. Many of our graduates aspire to one day own their own salon, at GIC we teach the skill set needed to do so.