Start a Career in the Beauty Industry with Cosmetology Training in Fayetteville, NC

Do you love doing your friend’s make-up? Do people ask for your help getting ready for special occasions? If so, then allow Miller-Motte College to turn your passion into an exciting career in the field of cosmetology. Cosmetology training is a great way to learn the skills needed to start a career in this exciting industry.

In as little as 10 months, you can earn a certificate in Cosmetology from Miller-Motte College. With the skills and education you’ll receive, you can transform your fun hobby into a sophisticated career.

Students from Fayetteville, Hope Mills, Fort Bragg, Spring Lake, Raeford, Lumberton and Charlotte have started their cosmetology careers at Miller-Motte College, and you can too!


Projected job growth 2016 - 2026*


We provide our graduates with Career Assistance.


We’ll help you every step of the way making enrolling simple and stress-free.

What will I learn during my Cosmetology Classes?

You already love helping people with their nails and hair, and at Miller-Motte College, you will learn the proper techniques for styling and cutting hair, mixing hair dyes, shaping nails and more. With training, you will be able to help anyone look their absolute best.

Here are a few courses you'll take in cosmetology school:

  • Cosmetology Fundamentals: This is split up into a series of three classes. These fundamental classes will teach you everything to know in order to start your career. Topics that will be covered include hair design, hair sculpture, basic chemistry and nail art.
  • Salon Experience: When you have compiled skills and knowledge from other courses, you will be able to practice basic, intermediate and advanced skills in a simulated salon setting.
  • State Board Preparation: As you near the end of the program, you learn how to obtain and maintain your North Carolina State Board of Cosmetic Art license. 

Stop limiting your passion to a few weekends out with friends. Find out how to become a licensed Cosmetologist and turn the hobby you love into a lasting career. For more information and a list of course descriptions, download our Course Catalog.

Job Opportunities with Cosmetology Education and Training

When you finish cosmetology education and training, you’ll be ready to take the state board certification. You will then be on your way to a new and enjoyable career. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts the demand for Cosmetologists will increase 13%, which means your skills will qualify you for several in-demand careers.

Below are some career options available after graduation:


Manicurist work in a spa or salon, and help clients look their best by providing quality hand care. Clients will walk away feeling refreshed and confident. In this position, you will shape, decorate, and polish clients’ nails.


As a Hairstylist, you’ll have the opportunity to work in a salon to help give clients’ hair a whole new look and feel. You’ll be able to meet new people and engage in friendly conversation while you style their hair and boost their self-confidence. You will also be able to give advice so that clients may properly care for their hair at home.


Cosmetologists are trendsetters in the health and beauty world. You’ll be an expert in makeup application, wig dressing services and hair removal to provide your client with a refreshing new look and a boost in confidence.

Call Us to Begin an Exciting Career in Cosmetology!

It’s time to make your hobby a successful career. You’ll receive hands-on training and education from experienced instructors in the beauty industry. After completing our Cosmetology program and earning your Certificate, you'll be able to help others look and feel their best every day. Call us today at 800.705.9182 or click here to request more information

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Barbers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists, on the Internet at (visited July 07, 2018).