Cosmetology Operator Crossover Program


In the Cosmetology Operator Crossover program, you will gain the knowledge to become a licensed Cosmetology Operator through demonstrations by licensed professionals, hands-on experience, classroom theory, self-paced projects, and practical applications.
After completing the program and passing the Texas written and practical exams, you obtain a license and are fully qualified to begin working as an entry level Cosmetology Operator

Facials and related Theory 75
Hair Coloring and related Theory 50
Manicuring and related Theory 50
Haircutting, Styling, and related Theory 30
Permanent Waving including chemical relaxing and related Theory 30
Orientation, Rules and Laws 20
Chemistry 20
Shampoo and related Theory 10
Salon Management and Practices 10
Hair and Scalp Treatment and related Theory 5
Hair Coloring: Practical Work 5
Total hours (One clock hour equals 60 minutes) 300


Tuition and Fees

Tuition and fees are the responsibility of the future professional. Tuition payments can be made in the form of any of the following:

  • Total Transformation Institute’s payment plan
  • Title IV funding (if applicable)
  • Scholarships

A future professional’s End of Contract date (EOC) is calculated to include 30 hours for unforeseen absences. Total Transformation Institute will charge an additional fee for any TDLR required clock hours, practical applications, or written work remaining after the EOC at the rate of $10 per hour or any part thereof until graduation requirements are fulfilled.

Tuition for 300 clock hours
(Approximately 9 weeks full time)

$4200 Down Payment due by start of class
Future Professional Kit $1200 Due by start of class
Sales Tax $99 Due by start of class
Future professional Textbooks $225 Due by start of class
Enrollment fee $100 Due by start of class
Texas student permit fee^ $25 Due by start of class
Total $5,879 *All prices are subject to change


Other Costs

In addition to the program requirements, the future professional must pass the Texas Cosmetology Instructor Written Exam and Practical Exam to become licensed. Testing fees are payable to PSI Exams and can be found on their web page.  Additional equipment and supplies may be required to complete the chosen course of study and by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) for practical evaluations and the State Board Practical exam. The Texas Cosmetology Instructor license fee, payable to TDLR, can be found on their web site. On occasion, Total Transformation Institute travels to outside educational events, which could require the future professional to pay admission.


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This program does not qualify for Federal Student Aid.

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