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    Career & Technical Education


    Program Description

    Barber cuts the hair of their client at a barbershop

    Students in the Barbering program learn basic hair cutting techniques for men and women, fundamentals and techniques of shaving, beard and mustache trimming, skin care, massage, and various chemical services. Emphasis is placed on hygiene, safety, sanitation and state board rules and regulations. Students in the barbering program prepare for the Maryland State Board of Barber Exam to become a Licensed Barber.


    Completer Courses

    • Principles and Practices of Barbering
    • Advanced Barbering
    • Mastery of Barbering

    Schools Offering Completer

    • CAT North

    Potential Certifications

    Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation Maryland Board of Barbers

    • Barbering License

    Career Opportunities upon Program Completion

    • Barber ($29,460 - $53,260)
    • Product Rep/Promoter ($31,390 - $64,120)

    Career Opportunities with Additional Education and Training

    • Master Barber
    • Shop Manager ($46,550 - $95.840)
    • Barbering Instructor ($60,270 - $96,710)
    • Shop Owner

    Success Stories


    See your School Counselor for more information!

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