Central State Beauty Academy began training in cosmetology related careers upon receiving licensure by the Oklahoma State Board of Cosmetology in 1975. The school was originally located in southwest Oklahoma City, relocating to 8494 NW Expressway in 1991 to provide additional space for its growing student population. In October 2014, the school’s name was changed to Central State Beauty And Wellness College and licensure was obtained from the Oklahoma Board of Private Vocational Schools (OBPVS).
Later the same year, in an effort to expand program offerings, the college submitted application for accreditation by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). Central State Beauty And Wellness College fulfilled ACCSC’s requirements for institutions seeking initial accreditation and was recognized as a 2014-2015 ACCSC School of Excellence.
The college’s continued growth, combined with a mission to diversify program offerings, motivated the decision to custom design and build a new campus as well as change the schools name to Central Oklahoma College. In April 2017, Central Oklahoma College moved its entire facility to 14820 Serenita Ave, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and currently offers educational training in Administrative Medical Assistant, Barber, Basic Cosmetology, Esthetician, Massage Therapy and Medical Assistant programs.
Central Oklahoma College is a place where our students’ success is our most important mission. The success of our College depends on our commitment to high standards and expectations of our faculty, staff and students. Our five Core Values, Education, Wellness, Community, Integrity and Innovation, are an integral part of our daily lives leading to a well-balanced institution as we train students in Barber, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Massage and Health related careers.