Career Technical Education » Cosmetology




PAS offers Cosmetology in partnership with Compton College at our site.  Students who enroll in that program complete the first two semesters at our school and transfer to Compton College College to complete the rest of the program after the first year.  Students register for the class online and are able to apply for financial aid.


The cosmetology program offers students the opportunity to gain proficiency in hair cutting, coloring permanent waving, chemical relaxing, manicuring, pedicuring, facials, and related procedures.  Upon completion of 1600 hours students will be prepared to take the California State Board of Cosmetology Examination to become licensed.





Monday through Thursday

9:00 am- 2:00 pm

  • $46 per unit
  • Financial aid is available for those who qualify
  • 18 years or older
  • Ability to read and write English
  • Access to technology

Compton College Cosmetology STEPS TO REGISTER at Paramount Adult School

Apply for Admission

  • New and returning students must complete an online application for admission.
  • Upon completion of the online application students receive a Compton College student ID number and an email account will be issued. Students must activate their account using instructions provided via email.
  • Submit transcripts (if applicable)

Complete your Financial Aid Application

Complete Orientation

  • Orientation is only offered online via the MyCompton portal. Students must have an activated Compton College student email account to access the online Orientation. 

Register for Classes

  • Ready to register for classes? Log in to MyCompton and register for classes on or after your assigned Ticket Time.