This guide is designed to be a one-stop source of information in the field of Cosmetology that complements the Cosmetology program at GPTC.

Helpful Links


Click on the links below to access these websites.

  • American Health & Beauty Aids Institute
    • AHBAI was founded in 1981 to represent the thriving ethnic health and beauty care (HBC) industry, one of the few American industries that was founded and is fueled by African-Americans.
    • represents countless hours of tireless research and consultation with state boards of cosmetology and other primary sources. 
  • Milady
    • Milady is the number one provider of beauty and wellness learning solutions for schools all over the world. 
  • Modern Salon
    • From a future professional entering cosmetology school to a new hair stylist earning her first chair to the owner/manager of the most successful salons and spas, Modern Salon Media is there, helping professionals choose the right products, services and education.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook for Cosmetologists
    • The OOH can help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.
    • It's the mission at Environmental Working Group to use the power of information to protect human health and the environment. EWG's Skin Deep database gives you practical solutions to protect yourself and your family from everyday exposures to chemicals.

495 North Indian Creek Drive | Clarkston, GA 30021 | 404-297-9522
A Unit of the Technical College System of Georgia

As set forth in its student catalog, Georgia Piedmont Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, sex, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, veteran status, or citizenship status (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law).  Contact Lisa Peters, the ADA Coordinator, at 404/297-9522, ext. 1154, or at the main DeKalb campus, 495 N. Indian Creek Drive, Clarkston, GA 30021 Room A-170; or Dr. Debra Gordon, the Title IX Coordinator, at 404/297-9522, ext. 1176, or at the main DeKalb campus, 495 N. Indian Creek Drive, Clarkston, GA 30021 Room A-103 for assistance.  For more information about our graduation rates and other important program information, please visit our website at