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Minnesota State College Southeast
A Technical & Community College


If you’re ready to start a fun, exciting, and creative career in cosmetology you need the right education!

Explore Cosmetology

The Minnesota State College Southeast Cosmetology Academy offers outstanding training through a combination of classroom, lab, and clinic settings.

The facilities at MSC Southeast Cosmetology Academy provide our students and their clients with a high quality salon experience. You will develop the professional skills you need to succeed in the industry, including time management and record keeping.

Best of all, MSC Southeast Cosmetology Academy is a public, not-for-profit college. Your investment in your education will go much further!

Degrees in Cosmetology

Cosmetology - AAS or Diploma

Cosmetologists offer hair care, skin care and nail care services. They perform hair care services such as hair cutting, styling, coloring, permanent waves, and straightening.

Skin care services include facial, body treatments, waxing, microdermabraision and chemical peels. Cosmetologists also perform manicures, pedicures, and nail enhancements.

Esthiology - Certificate

Estheticians are licensed professionals who are experts in maintaining and improving healthy skin.

Estheticians work in many different environments such as salons, day spas, skin care clinics, and private practice.

Nail Care Technology - Certificate

Nail technicians are licensed professionals who are experts in maintaining and improving the health and look of the hands, feet and nails.

Careers in Cosmetology


Salon Educator

Corporate Educator

Sales Associate

Salon Consultant

Salon Manager

Salon Owner

Platform Artist

Cosmetology School Instructor

Make Up Artist

Minnesota State College Southeast Cosmetology placement rate: 100%

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At Minnesota State College Southeast, you can choose your own path, whether it's hands-on training for a new career or taking transfer-level classes to begin a bachelor’s degree. Apply now so you will be ready to build the future you've always wanted!

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RED WING CAMPUS | 308 Pioneer Road | Red Wing, MN 55066
WINONA CAMPUS | 1250 Homer Road | Winona, MN 55987
COLLEGE PHONE | 507-453-2700 | 877-853-8324

Minnesota State College Southeast is an affirmative action/equal opportunity educator and employer. ADA accessible. MSC Southeast is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in employment and education opportunity. No person shall be discriminated against in the terms and conditions of employment, personnel practices, or access to and participation in, programs, services, and activities with regard to race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, or sexual orientation. In addition, discrimination in employment based on membership or activity in a local commission as defined by law is prohibited.


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