21 NCAC 14I .0105 Transfer of credit
(a) In order that hours may be transferred from one cosmetic art school to another, a student must pass an entrance examination given by the school to which the student is transferring.
(b) A cosmetology student must complete at least 500 hours in the cosmetic art school certifying his or her application for the state board examination.
(c) Upon written petition by the student, the Board shall make an exception to the requirements set forth in Paragraph (b) of this Rule if the student shows that circumstances beyond the student's control prohibited him or her from completing 500 hours at the school that certifies his or her application.
(d) A student who transfers from a cosmetology curriculum to a manicuring, natural hair care or an esthetics curriculum shall not receive credit for hours received in the cosmetology curriculum.
(e) A student who transfers from a manicuring, natural hair care or an esthetic curriculum to a cosmetology curriculum shall not receive credit for hours received in the manicuring, natural hair care or an esthetic curriculum.
(f) If a student is transferring from another state, the student shall submit certification of hours and performances to the cosmetic art school in which they are enrolled.
(g) Licensed manicuring, natural hair care or estheticians may apply up to 50 percent of required hours earned toward another cosmetic art curriculum.
(h) Up to 50 percent of all credit earned in an approved esthetician, natural hair care or manicurist teacher training program may be transferred to a cosmetology teacher training program. A maximum of 160 hours earned in either an esthetician, natural hair care or manicurist teacher training program may be transferred between programs.
History Note: Authority G.S. 88B-4; 88B-7; 88B-8; 88B-9; 88B-10; 88B-10.1;
Eff. February 1, 1976;
Amended Eff. July 1, 2010; December 1, 2008; July 1, 2006; December 1, 2004; February 1, 2004; August 1, 1998; December 1, 1993; January 1, 1991; January 1, 1989; April 1, 1988.