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The Barbering Program

The hot modern-day barbershop trend is exploding. More and more men are wanting a comfortable space where they can get where they can get the full barber experience of grooming, a classic taper or fade style haircut and a relaxing shave performed by a trained, professional barber. Our three-level program gives you hands-on training in everything from precision haircutting, color and texture to skincare, shaving and grooming, plus the personal and business skills you need to build a career.

*Programs vary by location. Please use our location finder to determine which locations offer this program.

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How to Become a Barber

With the support of a Paul Mitchell Schools education, you will be prepared to take your state exam and get started in your barbering career. Thanks to your efforts and the guidance of your Learning Leaders, you’ll have the practical knowledge to pursue your barbering career—and you can feel confident taking the long-standing reputation of the Paul Mitchell® and Paul Mitchell Schools name with you as you launch your barbering career.

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.

“MY SCHOOL ENCOURAGED US TO THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX, AND ACTUALLY GAVE US MORE OPTIONS. THEY ENCOURAGED ME TO FOLLOW MY DREAMS AND OPEN MY OWN BARBERSHOP.”
Osvaldo

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Fun Facts FUN FACT: Grew up with five brothers who needed haircuts all the time

BARBERING LICENSE

Passing the Barbering State Board Examination is one of the eligibility requirements you must meet in order to obtain your cosmetology license. Additional requirements vary by state, so please contact a Paul Mitchell Schools Admissions Counselor at a location near you so we can provide you with the best information and guidance.

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FUNDING YOUR FUTURE

There are a wide variety of financial aid options out there—and we’re here to help you find them. Every campus has a dedicated Financial Aid Leader to walk you through your options.

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Our programs graduate over 10,000 students every year from our 100+ schools. Programs vary by location, so please find a Paul Mitchell School near you for more information on class start dates, tuition and opportunities for scholarships and financial aid.

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