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Sinclair College

Barbering Management BAR.S.ATS

Associate of Technical Studies - 63 Credit Hours

Division: Provost Office
Department: Prior Learning
Effective as of Fall 2021

What is the program about?

This program combines practical training in barbering with college coursework. Students who hold a State of Ohio Barber license earn a block of credit (30 semester hours) toward an Associate of Technical Study degree. License must be current, valid and in good standing. Note: This program requires an approved ATS application. Please contact to complete the process. When applying for admission to Sinclair, select the Associate of Arts (LA.S.AA) degree. Upon your ATS application being approved, you will be moved into this program of study.

Program Outcomes

  • Prepares the student with a set of basic, common knowledge, skills and attitudes.
  • Student possesses State of Ohio Barbering license that is current, valid, and in good standing.
  • Prepares for a wide variety of management-related skills.

Career Opportunities

While many barbers still work in traditional barbershops, a new variety of career options and opportunities has become available. Barbers can work for themselves, find careers in the personal care industry or teach in barber training programs.


Course Title Credits
BIS 1120 Introduction to Software Applications 3
COM 2211 Effective Public Speaking 3
ENG 1101 English Composition I 3
ENT 2140 Small Business Finance 3
ENT 2160 Business Plan Development 3
MAN 1107 Foundations of Business 3
MAN 2150 Management & Organizational Behavior 3
MAT 1120 (Business Mathematics) OR Ohio Transfer 36: Mathematics Elective 3
MRK 2220 Small Business Marketing 3
Ohio Transfer 36: Arts & Humanities Elective OR Ohio Transfer 36: Natural & Physical Sciences Elective OR Ohio Transfer 36: Social & Behavioral Sciences Elective 6
PRL 2106 Barbering 30
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances.