City View Center

Contact CPCC Cosmetology at the City View Center by phone at 704.330.5455, or visit the website at cpcc.edu/campuses/cityview.

History

The Cosmetology Program began its first class in the fall of 2013. It is governed by Central Piedmont Community College policies and the NC State Board of Cosmetic Art Examiners. The curriculum is based on the Pivot Point International Designer’s Approach Libraries. As a Pivot Point Academy, CPCC offers cosmetology education which is shared all over the world.

Cosmetology is a highly specialized program based on scientific principles which combines practical arts, cosmetic science and academic subject matter in the use of cosmetics for all areas of hair, nail and skin care, including makeup application.

Students are prepared for a successful career in cosmetology through essential learning experiences in the classroom and in a salon clinic. It is a clock hour program in a state-of-the-art facility set up for the delivery of high quality personal care services to the public.

CPCC Cosmetology is committed to clients within the community and to preparing students to attain skills necessary for entry level employment in the field of cosmetology. The program is dedicated to student success and promotes high levels of proficiency for rewarding careers in the beauty industry.

High Schools Near the Center

High Schools near City View Center are Harding High School and Phillip O' Berry Academy.

Major Programs/Courses Offered

Associate in Applied Science in Cosmetology
The Associate in Applied Science Degree – Cosmetology is awarded by the College upon completion of this program. See Cosmetology under Programs of Study / Associate in Applied Science Degrees, Diplomas, Certificates.

Career and College Promise Program
This program allows students begin a cosmetology degree by earning dual credit during their junior and senior years of high school.

Cosmetology Teacher Licensure
Course credits are offered for licensed cosmetologists in the State of North Carolina who are interested in completing their teacher certification in cosmetology.

Natural Hair Care Certification
Training and certification for natural hair care licensing is provided. Credentials to practice in a licensed salon can be earned in 16 weeks.

Site Facility

CPCC Cosmetology is located in the City View Center at 16069 Alleghany Street at the intersection with Ashley Road in West Charlotte.

The facility offers free parking to salon patrons, a welcoming reception space, a beautiful salon and a full kitchen student lounge. The salon clinic houses 50 advanced level workstations for performing cosmetic art services, three facial and makeup application spaces, five manicure stations, three pedicure thrones, 14 hair dryers, and 10 shampoo bowls for providing services to the public. Two additional beginner practice rooms are designated for student practice prior to salon performance. Two smart classrooms are available for theoretical classes specific to cosmetology scientific principles.

Program Chair

Catherine Cunningham
Sr. Program Coordinator, Cosmetology
NC Cosmetologist, NC Cosmetology Teacher, AAS Cosmetology, BA
catherine.cunningham@cpcc.edu
704.330.5451

Services Offered

Cosmetology Salon Services are offered to the public as a relevant practice method to students' daily training.  Visit the CPCC Cosmetology website at cpcc.edu/medicalcareers/cosmetology/salon-information to see a list of all services provided in the beautiful state-of-the-art salon spa facility.