Cosmetology Program

Cosmetology & Beauty School > 1,500-hour Beginner Program

The Graham Webb International Academy of Hair Cosmetology beginner program is designed to fully prepare beauty school students to pass any 1,500-hour state board examination, and help provide you a solid foundation to thrive as a confident and competent hairstylist.

This cosmetology program, which is available during the daytime and evenings, includes both theory and practical application instruction. To help enable you to accommodate your clientele and successfully recommend styles and designs to suit individuals, the cosmetology program includes training on a broad range of topics, including:

  • Hair design
  • Professional ethics
  • Developing a creative eye
  • Fashion influences
  • Networking skills
Our instructors strive to teach you techniques that are precise, fast, innovative, exciting and sought after in beauty salons and spas across the US and around the globe, involving:

  • Cutting
  • Styling
  • Coloring
  • Lightening
  • Perming
Additionally, our cosmetology instructors cover client awareness, the science of hair, and selling techniques that will help bolster your profitability in and out of the salon.

Using varied and innovative instructional methods, our cosmetology instructors will guide you through an effective mix of theory, techniques and methods that will help you create fashion designs that earn the trust of clients, and the praise of your employers and colleagues alike.

Graham Webb International Academy of Hair’s cosmetology program is your beginning to a new, exciting, and profitable career. While we’ll help you develop personal poise, pride, and style, we’ll also help you with interviewing and presentation techniques so you can achieve the cosmetology career you desire.  

2018 Basic Cosmetology Start Dates

  • January 16, 2018
  • February 13, 2018
  • March 13, 2018
Fees: $25.00 - Application Fee (non-refundable)
$100.00 - Registration Fee

$1,200.00* (includes all required books)

Tuition:   $16,500

CIP Code: 12.0401    Soc Code: 39-5012    Credential Level: 01    

On time completion rate: 60.7% * On time completion reflects only those students completing with perfect attendance
Placement rate:  78%
Medical Loan Debt for Cosmetology Program: Title IV  Loan Debt - $0
Private Loan Debt - $0
Institutional Finance Plans - $0

Required Books:  (Included in the kit price above)
Milady's Standard Cosmetology Book ISBN - 9781285769431 $112.95
Milady's Theory Cosmetology Workbook ISBN - 9781285769455 $50.95


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