Costa Mesa
Cosmetology to Barber Crossover

Are you a cosmetology student interested in becoming a licensed barber? Our Crossover Program helps you expand your stylist education to the world of full-service barbershops and male-focused salons, giving you more opportunities as you start your career.

Technical Areas Covered Include:

  • Hair Cutting
  • 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

How Much Will It Cost?

School Supplies, Kit, And Tuition Costs

Tuition: $2,554.00

Application Fee (nonrefundable): $75.00

How long will it take?

School Required Hours

Commitment to Complete Program: 200 hours

When can I get Started?

Class Start Dates

    Student Educational Materials

    Students will be responsible to purchase any items missing from their barbering or cosmetology kit. The cost will depend upon what the student needs. Please note that students are responsible for

    the purchase of stationery supplies. The kit contains:

    • 1 Cutting System APP, ISBN N/A, $199.00
    • 1 Men's Cutting System DVD Box Set, ISBN N/A, $370.00
    • 1 Color System APP, ISBN N/A, $199.00
    • 1 The Coloring Book, ISBN 978-0-9743205-3-3, $26.00
    • 1 The Skill Cards, ISBN N/A, $26.25
    • 1 Paul Mitchell Product Guide Workbook, ISBN N/A, $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 Plugged In membership (while enrolled)
    • 1 Master Audio Club subscription (while enrolled)
    • 1 The 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 Shine XG® Paper Swatch chart, ISBN N/A, $N/A
    • 1 Apple Ipad, ISBN N/A, $540.00

    Required Textbooks

    • 1 Milady’s Standard Professional Barbering, 5th Edition CourseMate, ISBN-13: 9781285175188, $174.95
    • 1 Milady’s Standard Professional Barbering, 5th Edition Textbook, ISBN-13: 9781435497153 (Hardcover), $129.95

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