2019-2020 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Feb 24, 2024  
2019-2020 Course Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Barbering Diploma Program Fact Sheet

What is Barbering? The Barbering program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare students for careers in the field of barbering. Learning opportunities develop academic and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention and advancement. At the completion of the program, the student will receive a barbering diploma and participate in the State Barber Board Examination, which has the authority to grant a Barbering license.

Sample of report job titles: Barber • Salon/Shop Manager • Salon/Shop Owner

  • Specialized training in safety and sanitation.
  • Specialized training in hair treatments and manipulations.
  • Specialized training in haircutting techniques, shaving, and skin care.
  • Specialized training in reception, sales, and management.
Diploma Barbering, Diploma
Prerequisites Courses Diploma level proficiency is required in English, reading, and math. Please refer to course descriptions in the online catalog for specific prerequisites.
Application Process Applicants to the Barbering program must meet all admission requirements; complete an application and pay the application fee. Individuals apply to Gwinnett Technical College at GwinnettTech.edu, submit all transcripts from high school and previous college work, and take the ACCUPLACER test, if required.
Program Deadlines You may enter in the spring semester.
For more information, contact: Terra Womack, program director, TWomack@GwinnettTech.edu, 678.226.6627.
For admission and enrollment, contact: Enrollment Support Center in Building 100 at the Lawrenceville campus, or Building A at the Alpharetta-North Fulton campus, or email BusinessArtDesignTeam@GwinnettTech.edu.

Quick Facts

(This data was compiled from onetonline.net and oureverdaylife.com.)

  Title     Outlook Median Pay
  Barbers     9% - 13% growth $25,760 annual
  Barber Shop Owners     10% growth $34,000 annual
  Barber Shop Managers     7% - 10% growth $34,820 annual

The Gwinnett Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.
Lisa Richardson, Section 504/ADA, Title IX and Equity Coordinator, Building 100, Room 708, 678.226.6691, LRichardson@GwinnettTech.edu