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Program Requirements

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General Education/MnTC Requirements
The Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC) is the general education curriculum for the Minnesota State system. Choose MnTC courses according to the requirements listed on your Program Requirements Guide. Refer to the MnTC course list for each Goal Area:

Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC)
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Textbook and Supply Costs
Students should expect to spend approximately $3,700.00 for cosmetology kits, supplies, and books. This cost is in addition to tuition and fees.​​

  • Be prepared to purchase student cosmetology kits the first day of class from the book store. Financial aid must have been completed.
  • All books must be purchased before classes begin.

Career Information

Career Settings

  • Full service salons
  • Day spas
  • Fitness centers
  • Become self employed
  • Department stores
  • Franchise salons
  • Cosmetics Buyer
  • Retail/Sales Specialist
  • Manufacturer’s Representative

Transfer Pathways

​Saint Paul College has transfer articulation agreements between the following program and post-secondary institution for the baccalaureate degree programs listed below. 

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Cosmetology AAS Degree

  • BA Individualized Studies, Metropolitan State University
  • BA Health Care Administration, Concordia University-St. Paul


Pivot Point International Inc.
Pivot Point is a registered service mark and trademark owned by Pivot Point International, Inc. Saint Paul College’s Cosmetology Program is a Pivot Point Member School:  

Pivot Point International Inc.
1560 Sherman Avenue Suite 700
Evanston, IL 60201

Professional Affiliations
National Cosmetology Association Minnesota (NCA) 

USDE Professional Licensure