Which Missouri Schools Offer Training to Become a Barber?

Find out which Missouri schools offer barber training. See requirements, school information, admissions and costs for a barber education in the State of Missouri. Schools offering Nail Technology degrees can also be found in these popular choices.

Barber training programs prepare students to take a certification exam and become licensed barbers in the state. Missouri offers four schools with barber programs.

What You Need to Know

Formal barber education programs in Missouri are most commonly available through less than 2-year, for-profit institutions. You might complete a program in as little as 6 months, learning the basics of barbering and preparing for the state's licensure exam. Some programs include salon experience or an internship, and a refresher course for licensed barbers if also available. Keep reading to explore your barber training options in Missouri.

Barber Training in Missouri

Academy of Hair Design

In this program, you receive instruction about the use of clippers and razors as well as perms, hair styling, hair design, business skills, facials, hair coloring, sanitation and hair straightening techniques. Experienced and trained professionals teach the courses. Some instruction is obtained in salon settings. Upon graduation, you're eligible to take the state's licensure exam.

  • Program Name: Barber Course
  • Program Length: 1,000 hours
  • Tuition and Fees: $11,900 for entire program (as of 2016)
  • Prerequisite: High school diploma or equivalent
  • School Type: Less than 2-year, private for-profit; roughly 100 students (all undergraduates)

eClips School of Cosmetology and Barbering

You learn how to give clients a tapered haircut and also about metallic dies and derivative tints. Program instructors are experienced professionals. You can sit for the state board exam when you complete the program.

  • Program Name: Barber Program
  • Program Length: Seven months
  • Tuition and Fees: $10,500 for entire program (as of 2016)
  • Prerequisite: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Admission Requirements: Photographs, medical exam
  • School Type: Less than 2-year, private for-profit; about 80 students (all undergraduates)

Missouri School of Barbering and Hairstyling - St. Louis

This program prepares you to work at a salon or shop in an entry-level position. It is designed for individuals with no experience in the industry and focuses on cutting and styling techniques. The school also offers a master's class that allows you to complete an internship and a 400-hour refresher course designed for licensed barbers and hairstylists.

  • Program Name: Basic Barbering and Hairstyling Course
  • Program Length: 1,500 contact hours
  • Tuition and Fees: $13,785 for entire program (as of 2015-2016)
  • School Type: Less than 2-year, private for-profit; almost 20 students (all undergraduates)

Transformed Barber and Cosmetology Academy

The National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences, Inc. accredits this school. Its barbering program provides at least 1,000 hours of training in the field. Courses cover bacteriology, hair cutting, chemical hair relaxing, hair pieces, hair coloring, mustache and beard design, shaving and barbering equipment.

  • Program Name: Barbering
  • Program Length: 1,500 contact hours
  • Tuition and Fees: $15,250 for entire program (as of 2016)
  • Prerequisite: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Admission Requirements: Personal interview
  • School Type: Less than 2-year, private for-profit; approximately 100 students (all undergrads)

The Academy of Hair Design, eClips School of Cosmetology and Barbering, Missouri School of Barbering & Hairstyling - St. Louis and Transformed Barber and Cosmetology Academy all offer programs to meet certification requirements and teach barbering techniques in Missouri.

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