S.C. Code Regs. 17-51 - Minimum Requirements for Licensing of Cosmetologists as Master Hair Care Specialists

1. The Board will issue master hair care specialist licenses to those licensed as cosmetologists by the South Carolina State Board of Cosmetology who submit a completed application with the application fee, proof of a current South Carolina cosmetologist license, and proof of a passing score on all portions of the practical examination prescribed by the Board along with the total number of years' experience and training prescribed hereunder.
2. Any licensed cosmetologist with fewer than two (2) years' experience must have three hundred seventy-five (375) hours of barber school training approved by the Board.
3. Any applicant failing any portion of the examination must complete fifty (50) hours of training in each portion failed in a Board approved barber school prior to reapplying and retaking the portion(s) of the examination failed.


S.C. Code Regs. 17-51
Added by State Register Volume 15, Issue No. 4, eff April 26, 1991; Amended by State Register Volume 40, Issue No. 05, eff. 5/27/2016; State Register Volume 46, Issue No. 05, eff. 5/27/2022.

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