Beauty

Welcome to the

Beauty Academies

Why our academies?

Our academies are centrally located in the business districts of each town. Each one providing a high volume of clients to our low cost Student Styling Salons. In turn, producing well practiced stylists.

We offer four programs, Cosmetology, Cosmetology Teacher Training, Manicuring, and Esthetician. Our cosmetology classes start in January, April, June, September, and November. The Cosmetology Teacher Training, Manicuring, and Esthetician classes are an on-going enrollment. Prior to graduation, all students are prepared to take the PA State Board of Licensing Examination. Upon completion of the course of study students are prepped and ready to be gainfully employed in the industry.

Programs

Cosmetology (1250 hours)

The cosmetology program prepares you to enter into a fast-paced, ever-changing career. In this course, you’ll focus on the fundamentals of hair design (including cuts, colors, up-dos, braiding, perms, and styling)...

Teacher Training (625 hours)

As a teacher in training, you will instruct classes under the supervision of a licensed educator. You will also learn how to prepare lesson plans, perform demonstrations...

Nail Technician (300 hours)

The nail technician program is designed for those who are interested in the nail industry. Release your creativity with classes on nail enhancements and nail artistry...

Esthetician Course (300 hours)

The Esthetician program offers in-depth education in the skin care field. During your time here, you will learn the technical skills required to perform skincare and beauty treatment services, including how to use the latest facial machines and tools......

Programs

Cosmetology (1250 hours)

The cosmetology program prepares you to enter into a fast-paced, ever-changing career. In this course, you’ll focus on the fundamentals of hair design (including cuts, colors, up-dos, braiding, perms, and styling), nail technology (manicures and pedicures), and esthetics (facial treatments, hair removal, and make-up artistry)

Total cost $17,100

Classes are offered on a full-time basis only. Schedule: Mon – Fri 9:00a – 3:30p

Teacher Training (625 hours)

As a teacher in training, you will instruct classes under the supervision of a licensed educator. You will also learn how to prepare lesson plans, perform demonstrations, organize classes, conduct exams, maintain records, oversee the student salon, and evaluate the students’ theoretical and practical skills.

Total cost $6,800

Classes are offered on a full or part-time basis. Classes held Mon – Fri 9:00-3:30p.

Nail Technician (300 hours)

The nail technician program is designed for those who are interested in the nail industry. Release your creativity with classes on nail enhancements and nail artistry.

Total cost $4,975
Class schedule varies by location.
Butler: Part-time only (2 days/week) on Mon & Wed 9:00a-3:30p
New Castle: Part-time only (1-3 days/week). Available Mon – Wed 9:00a-3:30p.
Kittanning: Full or part-time classes available (1-5 days/week). 9:00a-3:30p

Requirements for all courses

1.  All students must have an interview with the Admissions Office.

2. All students must submit proof of age*. This can be a current driver’s license, state issued photo identification or official birth certificate.

3. All students must submit proof of education*. Students must possess a valid High School Diploma, GED or a home study certificate or transcript from a home study program that is equivalent to high school level and is recognized by the state of issuance, or proof of attainment of an Associate’s Degree or higher by providing a copy of a college transcript showing college completion or college degree.

4. Must submit Social Security Number and/or Alien Registration Number*

5. For all transfer students – a official notarized hours transcript must be received and for all Student Teachers proof of completing the Cosmetology Course is required.*

News & Events

New Castle Beauty Academy

At the New Castle Beauty Academy you will receive a wider range of services for all ethnicities.  With experienced educators, we prepare you for state board exams. Our Mission The

Kittanning Beauty Academy

At Kittanning Beauty Academy, we offer a close-knit atmosphere with smaller class sizes.  Flexible scheduling is available for our nail technician and esthetician programs. We strive to give you the

Butler Beauty Academy

At Butler Beauty Academy, you’re more than a statistic you’re embraced as part of our close-knit community. We ensure top-notch education with a team of three dedicated educators to help

Open enrollment for 2024!

Enrollment is open for our 2024 classes!  Start as soon as you’re ready.  Send us a chat to arrange a school tour or receive more course information.

Beauty Academies Student Application

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