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Cosmetology Instructor 1600 Hour

Are you a passionate stylist who loves teaching others? If so, our Cosmetology Instructor program may be the perfect opportunity for you. As a teacher and a professional, you’ll be responsible for shaping the future of the beauty world and guiding emerging artists. Our areas of emphasis include how to teach theory, evaluating student performance and examinations, preparing students to pass the cosmetology state board examination, 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.

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School Supplies, Kit, And Tuition Costs

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Application Fee (nonrefundable): 

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Kit, Equipment, Textbook, Supplies (nonrefundable): 

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How long will it take?

School Required Hours

Commitment to Complete Program: 1600 hours

When can I get Started?

Class Start Dates

    Student Educational Materials

    • 1 Cutting System APP, ISBN N/A, $199.00
    • 1 Men's Cutting System DVD, ISBN, N/A, $162.50
    • 1 Color System APP, ISBN N/A, $199.00
    • 1 Makeup System APP, ISBN N/A, $40.00
    • 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 Color paper swatch chart, ISBN N/A, $N/A
    • 1 PM SHINES® paper swatch chart, ISBN N/A, $N/A
    • 1 SHINES XG® paper swatch chart, ISBN N/A, $N/A
    • 1 Blonding Brochure, ISBN N/A, $N/A

    The iPads listed are apart of the Advanced Kit:

    • 1 Apple Ipad, ISBN: N/A; $379.00
    • 1 AppleCare, ISBN: N/A; $79.00

    Required Textbooks

    • 1 Milady’s Standard Cosmetology 13th Ed. / Textbook (hardcover), ISBN-13: 9781285769417, $117.95
    • 1 Milady’s Standard Cosmetology 13th Ed. Theory Workbook; ISBN-13: 9781285769455, $50.95
    • Milady’s Standard Cosmetology 13th Ed. Exam Review, ISBN-13: 9781285769554, $36.95
    • Milady’s Standard Cosmetology 13th Ed. MindTap, ISBN-13: 9781350632028, $249.95
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