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THE BARBERING PROGRAM
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Full-service barbershops and male-focused salons are one of the hottest trends in the hair industry—and that means skilled barbers are in demand. Our rigorous three-level program gives you the complete skillset you need for success in this fast-growing field, from hands-on technical training to developing your creativity, to honing your business skills. With our multifaceted curriculum and unique culture, a Paul Mitchell Schools education is about much more than getting your license—its about starting a great career. 

TECHNICAL AREAS COVERED INCLUDE:

  • Haircutting
  • Chemical work (including coloring and perms)
  • Men's shaving and grooming
  • Basic skin and grooming
  • Basic skin care
  • Hairpiece design, fitting, and maintenance 
  • And much more

Student Kit

We want you to be prepared. That's why our Future Professionals receive their own professional kit packed with all the essentials—mannequin heads, shears, clippers and trimmers, a straight-edge razor, combs, clips, and much more—so you're ready to succeed in school and launch your dream career. 

IPad Included

When you have the latest technology and resources at your fingertips, you'll be more successful in school and in your career. That's why every Barbering Future Professional at Paul Mitchell The School Columbia receives an iPad with their student kit, giving them on-the-go access to schoolwork, career advice from industry leaders, Paul Mitchell cutting and coloring apps, and much more.

How Much Will It Cost?

School Supplies, Kit, And Tuition Costs

Tuition. $13,900.00

Kit, Equipment, Textbook, Supplies (nonrefundable): $2,500.00 (includes iPad)

Drop Fee: $100.00

Application Fee: $100.00

How long will it take?

School Required Hours

Commitment to Complete Program: 1500 hours

When can I get Started?

Class Start Dates

  • 09-18-2017 Barbering Day Program (Daytime)
  • 10-23-2017 Barbering Evening Program (Evening)
  • 01-22-2018 Barbering Evening Program (Evening)
  • 02-19-2018 Barbering Day Program (Daytime)
  • 06-25-2018 Barbering Day Program (Daytime)
  • 07-09-2018 Barbering Evening Program (Evening)
  • 10-29-2018 Barbering Day Program (Daytime)

Student Educational Materials

  • 1 The Cutting System App, $199.00
  • 1 The Color System App, $199.00
  • 1 Men's Cutting System DVD, ISBN N/A, $162.50
  • 1 The Skill Cards, ISBN N/A, $26.25
  • 1 Paul Mitchell Product Guide Workbook,, $2.50
  • 1 Connecting to My Future Book, ISBN 0-9743205-0-1, $19.95
  • 1 Be Nice (Or Else!) Book, ISBN-13: 978-0-974-993-99-7, $23.95
  • 1 Service Menu Experience, ISBN N/A, $N/A
  • 1 State Board Review Book, ISBN N/A, $N/A
  • 1 Marker and Binder
  • 1 Master Audio Clun subscription (while enrolled)
  • 1 Color paper swatch chart, ISBN N/A, $N/A
  • 1 PM® Shines paper swatch chart, ISBN N/A, $N/A
  • 1 Blonding Brochure, ISBN N/A, $N/A 
  • 1 Shines XG® paper swatch chart, ISBN N/A, $N/A
  • IPad with 2 year Apple Care, ISBN N/A, $508

Required Textbooks

  • 1 Milady’s Standard Professional Barbering, 5th Edition, Textbook (hardcover); ISBN-13: 9781435497153, $132.95
  • 1 Milady’s Standard Professional Barbering, 5th Edition, Student Workbook; ISBN-13: 9781435497139, $62.95
  • 1 Milady’s Standard Professional Barbering, 5th Edition, Exam Review; ISBN-13: 9781435497122, $43.95

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