Human Services

Careers in the human services cluster involve helping people with a variety of needs, such as counseling and fitness training, community and social service occupations, and many of the personal care and service occupations.


This is the 1,000-hour course required by New York State for eligibility to take the examination to work as a licensed cosmetologist. This program offers instructional and practical experience in both the skills and theories necessary to gain employment in this growing field. The two-year course includes instruction in hair, skin, and nail care, as well as all related services offered in beauty salons. Practical experience is gained by working in a lab setting similar to that of today’s modern salons.

A Cosmetology student
Academics & Certificates:

Academic instruction in NYS Learning Standards in English language arts, mathematics, and science is integrated into the curriculum. Students can earn credits for English, math, and science.

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