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Why Cosmetology - Lake Land College Mattoon

Why Cosmetology?

Cosmetology was rated among the "Top 50 Hottest Jobs," in Money Magazine.

Want to be in a field that's perfect for entrepreneurs? -That's Cosmetology!

Enjoy a career that allows creativity, provides flexible work hours and a lucrative income. Many cosmetologists work as stylist, nail technicians, or estheticians.

There are many avenues to choose from. Cosmetology was rated among the "Top 50 Hottest Jobs," in Money Magazine.

If you are creative, motivated, and like people, the field of cosmetology is the career that can put you "a cut above" the rest.

Lake Land College's Cosmetology program offers students an opportunity to train for a high demand career in only one year. Choose from career options as a: stylist, make-up specialist, hair color technician, platform artist, or salon owner.  Salaries will vary according to geographic location.

Highlights of a career as a stylist include:

  • flexible hours
  • multiple job oportunities
  • potential to own your own business
  • work from your home with proper licensing 

Students will receive classroom and practical training under the guidance of Lake Land College licensed cosmetology instructors.  The Cosmetology program and the Teacher Certificate program meet Illinois Department of Professional Regulation Standards for licensure.

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