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Cosmetology Schools In Brownsville TX: How Much and How Long?

If you have an affinity for hair, makeup, and everything beauty-related, perhaps a career as a cosmetologist is right for you. A few months of commitment to a training program can result in a satisfying career that’s as diverse as you are. Cosmetologists work in a variety of salon settings, from local beauty shops to full-service salons.

Throughout training, you’ll likely find where your strengths lie, allowing you to potentially specialize in a specific area like facials, waxing or coloring. Check out all the options available for you right here in Brownsville, TX.

Cosmetology Schools in Brownsville

Southern Careers Institute (SCI)

The SCI cosmetology program operates through the Sassoon Academy, bringing cutting-edge techniques to SCI students in a hands-on environment. Students obtain real-life job training earning credit hours at the Southern Star Salon in Brownsville. You’ll learn everything you need to know to become a successful cosmetologist at SCI. They conveniently offer both day and night programs to fit your schedule.

  • How Long? 50 weeks
  • How Much? $18,500

Salon & Spa Institute (SSI)

Learn what you need to know about hair cutting, coloring, manicuring, pedicuring and more through SSI. The cosmetology training includes lectures, demonstrations and student participation to help you grasp specific skills before you enter the workforce. You’ll also be prepared for the business and customer service aspects of being a cosmetologist with courses in communication and professionalism.

  • How Long? 1,500 hours
  • How Much? $21,275

Mei Barber School

If you’re thinking that a more traditional path is better for you, consider Mei Barber School. Becoming a licensed barber takes out all the “fluff,” so to speak. You’ll learn cutting and coloring techniques to ready you for employment in any barbershop. The cost and time involved in becoming a barber is less than becoming a cosmetologist.

  • How Long? 9 months
  • How Much? $7,000

The many options in cosmetology schools in Brownsville TX could make for a tough decision. Before you make a final choice, it’s important to consider what your needs are. How much money do you have to put toward tuition? Does the school offer financial assistance? How flexible are class schedules? Is the school close to your current job or home? Carefully think about your options before making a final choice. Then you can rest easy knowing that you made the right choice for your future.  

This article was published on: 04/20/13 9:12 PM

What SCI Students Are Saying

“I made a complete career change when I started my training at Southern Careers Institute. I needed a stable career to continue providing for my growing family. SCI provided me with the medical terminology and know how that I needed to understand and acquire a career in the medical field. SCI taught me that it doesn’t matter where you are in life right now; you always have room to advance and learn.”

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Denise S.
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“I am extremely grateful for the assistance I received from SCI’s Career Services team. I enjoy where I work and what I do. SCI has helped me succeed in life by getting me the necessary education and by making me a stronger and more confident person.”

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Raquel S.

“Once I graduated from SCI, I had a sense of accomplishment that helped me through the job search process. SCI provided me with the opportunity to brush up on my skills, extend my accounting knowledge, and they boosted my self-confidence. I went to work two days after my last day of school.”

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Annette D.
Business Accounting

“When my youngest child graduated from high school, I told my husband that it was my time. I went back to school to change careers after spending 37 years in the business field. At SCI, the instructors are professional, and they care about what they are teaching you, as well as expect you to give 100% in return. I had problems understanding how to draw in syringes and give injections. I requested extra help from a knowledgeable instructor, and I was able to receive one-on-one training. Today, I draw injections for approximately 100 patients each week. I am very confident in what I’ve learned. SCI has given me the chance to do what I always wanted to do. Thank you for my education. I am doing wonderful.”

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Bonnie M
Medical Assistant

“I am now a certified Lab Tech. SCI helped me get an externship, and I came out with a job. After my little sister had cancer, I knew I wanted a career in the medical field that allowed me to help others. I am happy about what I do.”

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Sidney B
Medical Assistant

“The best place ever!! Ms.Tonia rocks she is the best teacher… I love going to school my time there is amazing.”

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Andrea Garcia

“Southern Careers went beyond my expectations. Very impressed. The assistance I got from Career Services is truly amazing. They really went out of their way to get me placed. They really care and I am grateful to all of them.”

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Olga C.

“Southern Careers Institute totally surpassed my expectations. Once I finished school, the Career Services team helped me find a job. I would tell anyone thinking about starting career training that you have nothing to lose and a lot to gain. I wish I would have started my training sooner.”

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Valerie D.

“I am very happy with where I am and where I’m going. Through high school, I struggled with math. When I came to SCI, I enrolled in the Business Accounting Specialist program to see if I could do it. SCI provided me with the accounting skills I needed to help me find a career. Now, I have an amazing career and room to grow in the company.”

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Crystal H.
Business Accounting

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