Mississippi Cosmetology Licensing Requirements

Mississippi: The Magnolia State

If you are interested in getting your Mississippi cosmetology license or other beauty license, below is the information you need to know about getting licensed in the Magnolia State!

Licenses Available:

Required Hours:
Cosmetology: 1500 Cosmetology School Hours
Esthetics: 600 Esthetician School Hours
Manicuring: 350 Nail School Hours
Wigology: 300 Cosmetology School Hour

Minimum Requirements:
Must be at least 17 years of age.
Must have 12th grade education or equivalent.

Available to people at least 17 years of age, who have completed training equivalent to or greater than required in Mississippi.

Mississippi cosmetology licenses last for two years from the date of qualification. No continuing education is required to renew, unless you wish to become a "Master Cosmetologist" by attaining 16 additional hours of continuing education the first year, and 8 hours each succeeding year. To renew your license in Mississippi, the following must be submitted to the MS cosmetology board:
- Renewal form
- Fee
- Proof of continuing education hours (Master Cosmetologists only)

MS State Board of Cosmetology Contact Information:
Mississippi State Board of Cosmetology
3000 Old Canton Road, Suite 112
P.O. Box 55689
Jackson, Mississippi 39296-5689
Phone: (601) 987-6837
Fax: (601) 987-6840

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