1200 HOURS

Program Objective

Our objective is to produce graduates that are sufficiently trained to sit for a Florida state exam and find gainful employment in the Cosmetology profession.

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Program Description

McDougle Technical Institute offers the blend of theoretical instruction, classroom practice and service to the public. Students are scheduled for class to obtain theory as well as practice. Clinic time is scheduled so students perform services for the public. This will allow the student to demonstrate skillful, safe services using good work habits. Students will be prepared to take a state test for a Florida license.


Students may enroll in all classes with a high school diploma, GED or by passing a Wonderlic Basic Skills Test. High School Students may enroll with permission, in writing, from the secondary school in which they are enrolled. At the time of enrollment in the Program, be prepared to submit the following items:

  • Submit identification and/or proof of age documents (Driver’s License, Passport, Student ID, Birth Certificate)

  • Social Security Card (Students may still enroll without a SS# but a SS# is required for licensure)

  • Submit High School Diploma, GED or Schedule ATB test ($25 Testing Fee must be paid prior to enrollment)

Program Components

Completion time:

  • Day full-time students attending 30 hours per week complete the program in 40 weeks. Day full-time class schedule is Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
  • Night full-time students attending 20 hours per week complete the program in 60 weeks.

Online Delivery:

  • 375 clock hours of theory delivered online
  • 225 clock hours of practical practice delivered online
  • 600 clock hours remaining will be delivered at the institution

  • Approved for Veterans Training
  • Approved for MyCAA Scholarship program
  • Approved by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to accept non-immigrant students’ applications
  • Licensed by the Florida Commission for Independent Education
  • Internationally Accredited by ITEC
  • Nationally Accredited by NACCAS

MTI Pompano Beach -Florida School License # 6403
Pompano Beach Citi Centre
1955 N. Federal Highway #207
Pompano Beach, FL 33062

MTI Pompano Beach -Florida School License # 4433
Pompano Beach Citi Centre
1901 N. Federal Highway #201
Pompano Beach, FL 33062
Florida School License # 6403

MTI Gainesville -Florida School License # 6525
Oakwood Commons Shopping
6250 NW 23rd St. Suite #14
Gainesville, FL 32653

MTI Gainesville -Florida School License # 2151
Oakwood Commons Shopping
6250 NW 23rd St. Suite #14
Gainesville, FL 32653

Not all programs are accredited and not all programs are offered at each location.