The Massage Therapy program gives students a foundation in basic massage theory and technique. Students will gain skills in Swedish massage, Reflexology, Sports Massage and treating clients with special needs. All lab/clinic work emphasizes anatomy, physiology, and pathology, as well as client customer service and massage application.
Esthetician students will gain skills in basic massage, skin analysis, light therapy, facials and cosmetic applications to gain entry-level employment in the cosmetology field. Upon completion of the program, students will be able to sit for the State Board examination for an Esthetician license. All course work meets Oklahoma State Board of Cosmetology minimum curriculum requirements.
The Basic Cosmetology program is a comprehensive program covering all phases of cosmetology, preparing the student for an entry-level career as a Licensed Cosmetologist. The Cosmetology course will provide the student with the necessary skills and will prepare the student to pass the State Board Examination. All course work meets Oklahoma State Board of Cosmetology & Barbering minimum curriculum requirements.
The Medical Assistant program is designed to prepare students to function effectively as an integral member of the physician’s health care team. Students will learn extensive and comprehensive training in body structure and the functions of the various body systems. This includes developing a working knowledge of specimen collection and various laboratory procedures to include infection control, EKG, injections, and sterilization.
The Barber program is designed to prepare students for an entry level career as a Licensed Barber. Students will learn all phases of barbering in a classroom, lab and clinical environment. This includes developing and demonstrating a working knowledge in safety and disinfection procedures, anatomy and physiology, chemistry, facial massage, haircutting and styling, perms, hair coloring, men’s shaving and beard design, and State Board rules, regulations and statutes.
The Surgical Technologist program is designed to prepare graduates, as an essential member of the surgical team, for entry-level positions in hospitals, surgery centers, and other various surgical settings. Students will learn the basic instruments, supplies, and equipment that will be necessary for all surgical procedures. Students will also learn relevant anatomy and medical terminology. Students will have an understanding of how to work quickly and effectively to anticipate the surgeon’s needs during surgery.
The Practical Nursing program is and Associate Degree in Occupational Studies and is designed to prepare the graduate to sit for the National Council licensure Examination (NCLEX) for Practical Nursing. Upon successfully passing the NCLEX the graduate will be prepared for an entry level position as a Licensed Practical Nurse in a variety of settings such as long-term care facilities, long term acute care facilities, hospitals, physicians offices etc.
The laser technology program prepares students with the science and application of medical aesthetic lasers. Laser Technology program applicants must be a licensed Esthetician or Cosmetologist or be a licensed medical professional (e.g., LPN, RN, MD, DO DDS etc.) or provide documentation of employment from a MD, DO, or DDS in a Medical Spa setting to enroll.
My experience at Central Oklahoma College has been amazing! I have not only grown as an esthetician, but as a professional. I have learned to be confident in my services, and believe in myself. My instructor was amazing! She’s made me feel confident and comfortable with preforming services. I am a proud students of Central Oklahoma College, and I am excited to use my knowledge as an esthetician to be successful outside of class! “
– Esthetician Graduate, Jerika Henderson
“When I came to Central Oklahoma College, I thought I would be getting just an education, but I got way more than that. The instructors care about your well-being, and who you are as an individual. They’re patient, kind, and beyond helpful. If I had known about this place after high school, I would’ve attended a long time ago. The support is overwhelmingly amazing and they genuinely want you to be successful.”
– Massage Therapy Graduate, Kionna Watson