Cosmetology/Barbering Program | Paul Mitchell The School Salt Lake City
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Salt Lake City

We strive to prepare our students—or as we call them, Future Professionals—for careers in the beauty industry as licensed cosmetologists. Students are guided through our program's three levels—CORE, ADAPTIVE, and CREATIVE—by expert, dedicated Learning Leaders. They have the opportunity take on more advanced techniques, skills, and independence as they move through each stage. The course includes extensive instruction and practical experience in cutting, hair coloring, texture skills, customer service, personal appearance and hygiene, personal motivation and development, retail skills, client record keeping, business ethics, sanitation, state laws and regulations, salon-type administration, and job interviewing.

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

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, scissors and clips, and much more—so you're ready to succeed in school and launch your dream career.

How Much Will It Cost?

School Supplies, Kit, And Tuition Costs

Tuition: $16,225.00

Application Fee (nonrefundable): $25.00

Kit, Equipment, Textbook, Supplies (nonrefundable): $2,600.00

The student has the option of purchasing a second pair of BMac shears for an additional charge of $450.00.
The student has the option of purchasing a Knife & Flag barber apron an additional charge of $100.00.

Drop Fee: $100.00

How long will it take?

School Required Hours

Commitment to Complete Program: 1600 hours

When can I get Started?

Class Start Dates

  • 10-2-2017 Cosmetology/Barber Days (Daytime)
  • 10-10-2017 Cosmetology Barber 3- Day (Daytime)
  • 11-6-2017 Cosmetology/Barbering Evenings (Evening)
  • 11-7-2017 Cosmetology/Barbering Day (Daytime)
  • 12-5-2017 Cosmetology/Barbering 3-Day (Daytime)
  • 1-15-2018 Cosmetology Evening (Evening)
  • High School Program 1-22-2018 (Daytime)
  • 1-23-2018 Cosmetology Daytime (Daytime)
  • 2-6-2018 Cosmetology 3-Day (Daytime)
  • 3-5-2018 Cosmetology Daytime (Daytime)
  • 3-20-2018 Cosmetology 3-Day (Daytime)
  • 3-26-2018 Cosmetology Evening (Evening)
  • 4-17-2018 Cosmetology Daytime (Daytime)
  • 5-29-2018 Cosmetology Daytime (Daytime)
  • 6-4-2018 Cosmetology Evening (Evening)
  • 6-5-2018 Cosmetology 3-Day (Daytime)
  • 7-17-2018 Cosmetology Daytime (Daytime)
  • 8-13-2018 Cosmetology Evening (Evening)
  • 8-14-2018 Cosmetology 3-Day (Daytime)
  • 9-4-2018 Cosmetology Daytime M-F (Daytime)
  • 10-9-2018 Cosmetology Daytime (Daytime)
  • 10-16-2018 Cosmetology 3-Day (Daytime)
  • 10-22-2018 Cosmetology Evening (Evening)
  • 11-19-2018 Cosmetology Daytime (Daytime)
  • 12-4-2018 Cosmetology 3-Day (Daytime)

Student Educational Materials

  • 1 Cutting System DVD Box Set, ISBN 978-0-9743205-2-6, $300.00
  • 1 The Cutting Book, ISBN 978-0-9743205-4-0, $32.00
  • 1 Men's Cutting System DVD, ISBN N/A, $162.50
  • 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 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 Plugged In membership
  • 1 Master Audio Club subscription
  • 1 Pocket Swatch Book, ISBN N/A, $N/A

Required Textbooks

  • 1 Milady’s Standard Cosmetology 2012 /Textbook (hardcover), ISBN-13: 9781439059302, $114.95
  • 1 Milady’s Standard Cosmetology 2012 Theory Workbook; ISBN-13: 9781439059234-4, $49.95
  • 1 Milady’s Standard Cosmetology 2012, Exam Review, ISBN-13: 9781439058992, $35.95

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