Save thousands of dollars by taking this program in high school! This two-year program will provide the skills necessary to begin a career in the cosmetology field. In Pennsylvania, as well as other states, cosmetologists must be licensed to practice in the field. One-year seniors will be considered if space is available in the program.


  • Career Pathways:
    Program prepares students for a career as a cosmetologist. After obtaining a cosmetology license, graduates can find opportunities in occupations such as a salon, salon management, teaching, product representation, and development and design.

See Career Pathway Information here.

  • Post-secondary/Advanced Placement:
    Students have continued their education at Bucks County Community College, Community College of Philadelphia, and Lansdale School of Cosmetology.

  • Industry Certifications:
    After completion of the required 1,250 hours, students are prepared to take the Pennsylvania State Board of Cosmetology licensing exam.

  • Materials and fees:
    Approximately $500 – $650


Meet Your Instructors

Cosmetology and You

Student Awards

  • Abington High School Alumni Association Award
  • Aramark Award
  • Attendance Award
  • Colony Club of Ambler Scholarship Award
  • Cosmetology Department Award
  • Director’s Award
  • Eastern Foundation Award
  • Educators’ Association Award
  • Faulkner Award
  • Foundation Award for High Student Achievement
  • Hatboro Rotary
  • Huntingdon Valley Rotary Award
  • Kathleen Carver Award
  • Robert I. Morrison Memorial Award
  • Ron Eberz Memorial Award
  • Rotary Club of Horsham (M. Earle Felber Vocational Award)
  • Sandra Hummel Customer Service Counts
  • SkillsUSA Advisors Award
  • Springfield Rotary Award (John McCook Memorial)
  • Springfield Township High School Alumni Association Award (STHSAA)
  • Straight A
  • Student of the Month
  • Willow Grove Lions Club Award
  • Willow Grove Rotary Award (Service Above Self)

Class Awards

  • Each class at EASTERN competes for the Class Monthly Attendance Award. This is calculated based on the best attendance percentage of the AM and PM session.