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The Barbering Curriculum is designed to provide competency-based knowledge, scientific/artistic principles and hands-on fundamentals associated with the barber industry. The curriculum also provides a simulated environment that enables students to develop manipulative skills.

Course work includes instruction in all phases of professional barbering, hair design, chemical processes, skin care, nail care, multi-cultural practices, business/computer principles, product knowledge and other selected topics.

Graduates should qualify to sit for the State Board of Examiners. Upon successfully passing the State Board exam, graduates will be issued a license. Employment is available in barbershops and related businesses.

Barbering Diploma Graduation Plan


Gainful Employment Data (2012-2013)

Barbering Diploma


Faculty Contact:

Carolyn Sherrill
Coordinator - Barbering Program
Edgecombe Community College
225 Tarboro St.
Rocky Mount, NC 27801
(252) 823-5166 x360