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Learn How You Can Become a Barber

Barbers create stylish haircuts and grooming services using a variety of techniques and tools. They learn more than just how to cut hair. Students in our program can learn how to perform shaves, beard trims, and additional grooming services. If your dream is to pursue a future in the grooming industry, consider choosing to enroll in our barbering program. Unlike our cosmetology or manicuring programs, this program is specifically designed to focus on the art of barbering, providing you with the skills and knowledge needed to pursue a career in this classic and ever-evolving trade.

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A great new place to start a new career in Cosmetology or Barbering. Fun, knowledgeable and caring staff make the short trip to a state license a breeze.

Louie N.

Amazing school, especially Mrs. Erika, one of the best instructors I have ever had. Definitely knows her things, I graduated with so much confidence and knowledge, she got me State Board ready!

Sofia T.

Discover the Advantages of Barber School with American Beauty College

We want our students to be prepared for their future in the barbering industry! Our curriculum is designed to help students learn what they need to know to become licensed and professional barbers.

Work on Real Clients

As you get more experience learning how to perform shaves, fades, and various shorter hairstyles, you get the opportunity to practice what you learn in our student salon! All services are provided by students under the supervision of licensed professionals.

Use Professional Products

In our program, students use professional-grade products and equipment, ensuring you are well-versed in the tools of the trade. This hands-on experience with high-quality materials helps prepare you for real-world barbering environments.

Learn From Experienced Instructors

Our Barbering Program is designed to give students the freedom to learn in the way that is best for them. Educators will be there to help you develop an educational experience that suits your personality and lifestyle. Our instructors are experienced professionals who are passionate about teaching and dedicated to helping each student succeed. They provide personalized attention and mentorship, ensuring that you receive the support you need throughout your education.

Choose From a Variety of Careers!

If you’re an independent, creative, outgoing, and fun individual, you should consider a career in barbering! Many barbers share a common goal: to help people look their best and feel confident. Well-qualified barbers who obtain a license could potentially pursue exciting careers in the grooming and beauty industry.

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If you love being creative and want to find a career in the beauty industry, contact us. Our admissions representatives can answer any questions you have about the Cosmetology Program. They will be able to help you with the enrollment process, scheduling, and more.

From there, you can:

  1. Schedule a tour. This step is important so you can get an idea of our school’s culture and have any questions answered about our curriculum, schedule, and even when classes start!
  2. Fill out the paperwork. We’ll need to get additional information from you, such as your high school diploma and social security card. You’ll also need to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) to determine what financial aid you may qualify for.
  3. Get ready for your first day of class. Once you’ve chosen a start date and all paperwork is in order, it’s time to get ready for your first day! We’ll help walk you through everything you’ll need, including your nail kit and dress code.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long is your barbering program?

Our barbering program is a total of 1,000 hours.

Do you offer your barbering program at both your locations?

Yes! Currently, both our Palmdale and West Covina campuses offer our barbering program.

How can I pay for this program?

Financial aid is available to those students who qualify. This means you can pay for school through a variety of options, including scholarships, grants, private loans, and more!

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