About Our Cosmetology Program
Every Paul Mitchell School is designed to teach you the skills you'll need, inspire you to explore your passion and creativity, and help you learn the business that will make your career in the beauty industry fun and rewarding. Prospective employers recognize our commitment to quality and our reputation for innovation and excellence.
At Paul Mitchell Schools, we prepare you for the state board exams and much, much more—we prepare you to succeed in the salon or spa, in business, and in life. Scroll through our site to check out the courses we offer, find out how to enroll, learn more about our team, and more!
Our basic cosmetology program features design, cutting, coloring, multicultural techniques, makeup, fashion trends, manicuring, pedicuring, basic facials, and the art of hairdressing in a three-phase program we call Core, Adaptive, and Creative.
- CORE – Learn the rules! In this introductory course, you'll learn the core foundations that will let you confidently begin working on guests, and your Learning Leaders will help you blend professional skills with personal development.
- ADAPTIVE – Apply the rules! Building on the skills you learned in Core, this intermediate level teaches the value of time management, retailing, and the art of successful communication.
- CREATIVE – Expand the rules! This final phase takes you through advanced hairdressing and chemical work. During your last months and weeks toward graduation, you'll spend your time in high gear, preparing yourself for your future salon career.