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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 Star Salon (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

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