What Schools Offer Barber Training Programs in Massachusetts?

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Do you need to know what schools offer barber training programs in Massachusetts? Here you can read about three schools that offer barber training programs and their course options and requirements.

What You Should Know

Massachusetts barber programs are typically only available at specialized, less-than-2-year, for-profit institutions located throughout the state. You could complete a 1,000-hour program in about 34 weeks. If you already have a cosmetology license, you might also be interested in completing a 500-hour program to earn barbering licensing. Programs are hands-on and may often be attended part-time, full-time, evenings or days. Read on to choose a program and location that might work for you.

Barbering Programs in Massachusetts

Massachusetts School of Barbering

The Massachusetts School of Barbering in Quincy was founded in 1940, and it offers you two barbering programs. If you've already completed a cosmetology program, you qualify for the 500-hour cosmetology crossover program, which trains cosmetologists in men's hair care, including shaving and beard trimming. The 1,000-hour barber styling program trains you in cutting, styling, beard trimming, shaving, light therapy and shop management, and it is offered in full-time, part-time, day and evening formats.

  • Program Name: Barbering Program
  • Program Length: 34 weeks (full-time, 1,000-hour program) or 17 weeks (full-time, 500-hour program)
  • Tuition: $12,750 for the 1,000-hour program, $6,400 for the 500-hour program (tuition and fees 2015-2016)
  • School Type: Less-than-two-year, private for-profit; about 100 students (all undergraduates)

New England Hair Academy

The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges accredits the New England Hair Academy. The program requires 1,000 hours of training in beards and mustaches, permanent weaving, scalp treatment and sanitation. The program includes hands-on experience in career specific skills such as coloring, shaving and clipper cuts.

  • Program Name: Barbering Program
  • Program Length: 1,000 hours
  • Tuition: $12,700 (tuition and fees 2015-2016)
  • School Type: Less-than-two-year, private for-profit; about 100 students (all undergraduate)

Rob Roy Academy

The barber program offered through Rob Roy Academy is available at campuses in Taunton, Fall River, New Bedford and Worcester, MA, as well as Woonsocket, RI. The 1,000-hour program examines barber techniques, including massage, facial treatment and facial hair trimming. In addition to hands-on experience, you learn through videos, slides and handouts. A majority of the curriculum is focused on classroom theory and tapered and styled haircutting.

  • Program Name: Barber/Styling Program
  • Program Length: 1,000 hours
  • Tuition: $12,500 for program (tuition and fees 2016)
  • School Type: Less-than-two-year, private for-profit; about 200 students (all undergraduate)

These schools offer a variety of barber training programs and cosmetology courses.

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