Program Coordinator/Instructor: Mary S. Hull

Coordinator, Mary Hull

Crystal Moss

Instructor: Crystal Moss

Fred W. Eberle Technical Center Provides Extensive Cosmetology Classes

Fred W. Eberle Technical Center in Buckhannon, WV, offers cosmetology classes for those looking to begin or further their career. Our cosmetology classes focus on business practices, knowledge, skills, and proper attitudes needed to excel in the cosmetology field. After completing 300 hours, students receive hands-on experience in a salon setting.

Upon completion of this program, students receive eligibility for licensure by the State Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists.

If you are interested in finding out more information about the FETC Cosmetology program, call us today at (304) 472-1259.

Cosmetology Student Doing Hair

FETC Cosmetology Program Requirements

Adults looking to pursue a career in cosmetology should consider Fred W. Eberle Technical Center’s extensive, hands-on program. Adult students must meet the following requirements for consideration:

  • High School Diploma/Equivalent

  • Entrance Exam

  • Drug Screening

  • Background Check

  • Interview

  • Personal References

The FETC Cosmetology program runs from July to the following August. Classes are from 8 am to 3 pm Monday through Friday. Please refer to our course catalog to see full class schedules, financial aid information, and information for all courses.

Cosmetology Student

Why Pursue a Career in Cosmetology?

Cosmetology is perfect for those looking to express their creative side. In the everchanging world of cosmetics, students will quickly learn that the possibilities in a cosmetology career are endless. From hair styling to nail technicians, there is a variety of jobs and specializations in the cosmetology industry.

Cosmetologists also have the ability to meet new people and constantly expand their knowledge and techniques. If you are looking for a fun, beneficial, and fulfilling career, contact Fred W. Eberle Technical Center today. Our welcoming staff will answer your questions about our cosmetology program, and work with you to make your career possible.

Cosmetology student at nail station

Apply to Fred W. Eberle Technical Center Today

The FETC Adult Cosmetology program accepts applications for enrollment from March 1 to Mid-May each year. Upon acceptance, new adult students begin in mid-August and can complete the program in as little as eighteen months based on attendance. Classes are from 8 am to 3 pm Monday through Friday. Tuition costs about $10,000, and is subject to change. Financial aid is available to students who qualify.

If you are interested in applying to our Cosmetology program, call our office at (304) 472-1259, or  Click here to Complete our Online Application. Located in Buckhannon, WV, FETC welcomes students from French Creek, Elkins, Jane Lew, Philippi, and the surrounding North Central West Virginia areas.


We are members of SkillsUSA



SkillsUSA empowers its members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens. SkillsUSA improves the quality of our nation’s future skilled workforce through the development of Framework skills that include personal, workplace and technical skills grounded in academics.


SkillsUSA produces the most highly skilled workforce in the world, providing every member the opportunity for career success.