MTI College
Cosmetology and Barbering

The Cosmetology and Barbering Program is a comprehensive program that is based on the requirements set forth by the State of California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology and meets all educational requirements (instruction and required operations) for becoming a licensed cosmetologist and/or a barber in the State of California. The total length of the program is 1800 hours. Upon successful completion, future professionals will earn a diploma in Cosmetology and Barbering and will be eligible to pursue licensure with the State of California. Please note: Students must qualify, apply for, and pass the cosmetology and barbering licensure exams separately.

Student Kit

One of the most exciting days for our Future Professionals is the day they get to unwrap their very own professional kit. It's packed with all the essentials—hot styling tools, mannequin heads, shears, scissors and 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 Future Professional at Paul Mitchell The School - MTI College, 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 and registration: $19,765.00

Books and Supplies: $2,833.00

How long will it take?

School Required Hours

Commitment to Complete Program: 1800 hours

When can I get Started?

Class Start Dates

  • 10-02-2017 - Cosmetology and Barbering (Evening)
  • 10-30-2017 - Cosmetology and Barbering (Daytime)
  • 12-11-2017 - Cosmetology and Barbering (Daytime)

Student Educational Materials

  • 1 Cutting System DVD Box Set, ISBN 978-0-9743205-2-6, $300.00
  • 1 Cutting System Cutting Cards, ISBN N/A, $10.00
  • 1 The Cutting Book, ISBN 978-0-9743205-4-0, $32.00
  • 1 Color System DVD Box Set, ISBN 978-0-9743205-1-9, $300.00
  • 1 The Coloring Book, ISBN 978-0-9743205-3-3, $26.00
  • 1 Color System Skill Cards, ISBN N/A, $14.50
  • 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
  •  Plugged In membership, and MASTERS Audio Club subscription throughout enrollment (minimum 1 year), $30.00
  • 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

Required Textbooks

  • 1 Milady's Standard Cosmetology 2012 Textbook, ISBN-13: 978-1-4390-5930-2 (Hardcover), $104.95
  • 1 Milady's Standard Cosmetology 2012Theory Workbook. ISBN-13: 978-1-4390-5923-4, $44.95
  • 1 Milady's Standard Cosmetology 2012 Exam Review, ISBN-13: 978-1-4390-5921-0, $33.95


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