Vista College Invites Community to Open House For New Cosmetology Certification Program

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All-new 4,650 sq. ft. cosmetology training facility, part of the college’s recent 14,220 sq. ft. expansion, doubling the size of campus, is now complete and enrolling applicants for August 12 and 26 start dates.

The open house is a great opportunity for anyone interested in cosmetology to come by to see the facility.

Vista College invites the community to an open house for its all-new 4,650 sq. ft. cosmetology training facility, Thursday, August 1, from 5 – 8 p.m. The facility, part of Vista College’s Longview campus 14,220 sq. ft. expansion project begun in 2012, is now complete and enrolling for August 12 and 26 class start dates. This expansion nearly doubled Vista’s Longview campus’ original size, increasing it from 14,400 sq. ft. to 28,620 square feet.

The new Cosmetology Certificate program, which provides students with the skills they need to become licensed cosmetologists, can be completed in as little as one year with successful, full-time enrollment. Using theoretical and practical instruction, the program focuses on preparing students for the state licensure exam and professional entry into the salon industry. Graduates are awarded Certificates of Proficiency.

“We’re excited to bring this program to Longview and expand our growing list of educational opportunities,“ said Tim Armstrong, Vista College Campus Director. “Our staff and faculty work closely with our students, providing them with all of the tools and skills necessary for them to be successful. The open house is a great opportunity for anyone interested in cosmetology to come by to see the facility and learn more about our new program.”

Vista College offers a wide variety of career training programs throughout Texas, New Mexico and online. Each career program is staffed with industry experts and leading professionals, ensuring students an affordable, quality education that will help them pursue successful careers in their chosen fields. Financial aid is available to those that qualify. Graduates may also benefit from Vista’s career services assistance, including resume preparation and interview coaching.

Those interested in a new career path in the cosmetology industry should contact Vista College admissions in Longview today at 903-286-0291. First classes begin on August 12 and 26.

Vista College is a network of private, post-secondary career colleges offering a variety of training programs. These include Healthcare, Business, Cosmetology, Legal, Technology and Trades. Vista College offers Online Programs and has seven on-ground campuses in Texas (Amarillo, Beaumont, El Paso, Killeen, Longview and Lubbock) and Las Cruces, New Mexico. Vista College is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE). Consumer Information may be viewed at

The Longview Campus is located at 1905 West Loop 281, Longview, Texas 75604. Call 903-286-0291.

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