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Cosmetology, Barbering & Beauty Schools

Trade School Programs: Training in Beauty and Cosmetology
Cosmetologists, barbers, and beauty professionals enjoy the opportunity to find work in every area of the world, providing a service that should always be in need. Training for these positions may includes programs at trade schools, junior colleges, vocational schools, or community centers. Trade school programs may last 6-12 months, and can be completed part-time. In addition, many classes are offered at night and on weekends.

A state license is typically required for barbers, cosmetologists, and beauty professionals. This exam traditionally requires a high school diploma or GED, the completion of a barber or cosmetology training program, and the passing of a state exam, including written and practical tests.

Working as a Barber, Cosmetologist, or Beauty Professional
The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that this career category should grow slightly faster than average, and that job opportunities should be plentiful. Turnover is generally high as workers change locations and career paths. Also, the increased demand by aging baby-boomers should keep hair stylists in particular on a steady trend of job growth.

Most barbers, cosmetologists, and beauty professionals work in barber shops, salons, and spas, offering hair cuts, manicures, pedicures, facials, and other services.

Most of these workers earn hourly wages. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics of May 2011, the middle 50 percent earned an average hourly rate of between $8.04 and $10.85, including tips. Specialty salons and spas typically pay more, based on experience. These positions usually do not come with benefits, and hours can range from part- to full-time and even overtime work.

Cosmetology, Barbering & Beauty Schools

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Remington College
Get hands-on training with Remington College.
Diploma in Cosmetology, and more.
  • Honolulu: 1111 Bishop Street Suite 400 Honolulu, HI 96813
  • Columbia: 607 Bush River Road Columbia, SC 29210
  • Lafayette: 303 Rue Louis XIV Lafayette, LA 70508
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Florida Career College
Train for the real-world skills that help you launch a successful technology or healthcare career with a degree, or diploma from Florida Career College.
Cosmetology - DIP, Skin & Nail Care Specialist - DIP, and more.
  • West Palm Beach: 6058 Okeechobee Boulevard West Palm Beach, FL 33417
  • Jacksonville: 6600 Youngerman Circle Jacksonville, FL 32244
  • Boynton Beach: 1703 N. Congress Avenue Boynton Beach, FL 33426
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Miller-Motte Technical College
With Miller-Motte you can expect the focus to be on you, the student, and your career. We are committed to Changing Futures, Changing Lives, and it all starts with you. You can rely on challenging programs, interesting curriculum, and educators with industry experience preparing you for your new future.
Cosmetology - Certificate, Cosmetology - Diploma, Esthetics Technology - Certificate and more.
  • Macon: Rivergate Center 175 Tom Hill Sr. Blvd. Macon, GA 31210
  • North Charleston: 8085 Rivers Avenue Suite E North Charleston, SC 29418
  • Chattanooga: 6020 Shallowford Road Suite 100 Chattanooga, TN 37421
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Virginia College
Set your career in motion at Virginia College Online.
Certificate in Cosmetology, DIP_Cosmetology, and more.
  • Charleston: 6185 Rivers Ave. Charleston, SC 29406
  • Jacksonville: 5940 Beach Boulevard Jacksonville, FL 32207
  • Richmond: 7200 Midlothian Tpke. Richmond, VA 23225
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Empire Beauty Schools
Prepare for an exciting cosmetology career today at Empire Beauty Schools.
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Theatrical Makeup and more.
  • Providence: 151 Broadway Providence, RI 02903
  • Williamsport: 1808 E. Third Street Williamsport, PA 17701
  • Indianapolis: 3810 East Southport Road Indianapolis, IN 46237
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Star Career Academy
Star Career Academy - the career school of choice. What makes us unique, and unlike other trade schools, is the dedication of our staff to provide performance-based occupational training.
Cosmetology, and more.
  • Norristown: 2501 Monroe Blvd. Norristown, PA 19403

Vatterott College
  Vatterott College is dedicated to providing students opportunities to gain the hands-on skills necessary to achieve their educational goals.
Cosmetology (50-Week Day Program), Cosmetology (Night Program), Cosmetology (60-Week Night Program) and more.
  • Kansas City: 8955 E. 38th Terrace Kansas City, MO 64129
  • Saint Joseph: 3131 Frederick Ave. Saint Joseph, MO 64506
  • Saint Charles: 3550 West Clay Street Saint Charles, MO 63301

McCann School of Business & Technology
Whether preparing to enter the professional world or expanding your skills, education should be available wherever, whenever. With McCann you can rely on challenging programs, interesting curriculum, and a friendly educational environment. If quality is what you want then McCann is where you want to be.
Cosmetology - Diploma, Cosmetology Teacher - Diploma, and more.
  • Sunbury: 1147 N Fourth St. Sunbury, PA 17801

Fortis Institute
At Fortis Institute, you may get the skills and training you need to prepare for a career. * Programs vary by location * Please contact each individual campus for accreditation information
Cosmetology Arts and Sciences, Cosmetology, Aesthetics Skincare and more.
  • Erie: 5757 West 26th Street Erie, PA 16506
  • Pensacola: 4081 East Olive Road Suite B Pensacola, FL 32514
  • Windsor Mill: 6901 Security Blvd. Windsor Mill, MD 21244

American Institute
Get started on your career at American Institute.
Cosmetology, Skin Care, and more.
  • Pompano Beach: 5000 Coconut Creek Pkwy #C Pompano Beach, FL 33063

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