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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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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, and more.
  • West Palm Beach: 6058 Okeechobee Boulevard West Palm Beach, FL 33417
  • Fort Lauderdale: 3383 N State Road 7 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33319
  • Miami: 8200 SW 117 Avenue Miami, FL 33183

Remington College
Get hands-on training with Remington College.
Diploma in Cosmetology, and more.
  • Cleveland: 14445 Broadway Avenue Cleveland, OH 44125
  • Mobile: 828 Downtowner Loop West Mobile, AL 36609
  • Honolulu: 1111 Bishop Street Suite 400 Honolulu, HI 96813
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Virginia College
Set your career in motion at Virginia College Online.
Certificate in Cosmetology, DIP_Cosmetology, and more.
  • Montgomery: 6200 Atlanta Hwy. Montgomery, AL 36117
  • Spartanburg: 8150 Warren H. Abernathy Hwy, Spartanburg, SC 29301
  • Mobile: 3725 Airport Blvd., Ste. 165 Mobile, AL 36608
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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 Charles: 3550 West Clay Street Saint Charles, MO 63301
  • Saint Joseph: 3131 Frederick Ave. Saint Joseph, MO 64506

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

Empire Beauty Schools
Prepare for an exciting cosmetology career today at Empire Beauty Schools.
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Theatrical Makeup and more.
  • Monroeville: 320 Mall Boulevard, The Plaza Monroeville, PA 15146
  • Aurora: 16800 E Mississippi Ave Aurora, CO 80017
  • West Mifflin: Century Sq. Mall, 2394 Mountainview Drive West Mifflin, PA 15122
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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.
  • Windsor Mill: 6901 Security Blvd. Windsor Mill, MD 21244
  • Pensacola: 4081 East Olive Road Suite B Pensacola, FL 32514
  • Erie: 5757 West 26th Street Erie, PA 16506

Milan Institute
Prepare for an exciting new career at the Milan Institute.
Cosmetology, Esthetician, Manicurist and more.
  • San Antonio: Ingram Park Mall - 6151 N.W. Loop 410, Ste. 201 San Antonio, TX 78238
  • Bakersfield: 2822 F Street Bakersfield, CA 93301
  • Clovis: 731 W. Shaw Ave Clovis, CA 93612

Ridley-Lowell Business & Technical Institute
Get hands-on training with Ridley-Lowell Business & Technical Institute. Our campuses in New York and Connecticut can help give you career training in a wide variety of fields.
Cosmetology - Eve, Cosmetology - Day, and more.
  • Binghamton: 116 Front St Binghamton, NY 13905

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