American Beauty Academy
1166 Park City Center
Lancaster, PA 17601
For school information call (888) 213-8130
Are you passionate about beauty, hair care, and makeup? Have you considered turning that passion into a career doing what you love? Join Us. Choose American Beauty Academy - Lancaster for a professional career in the highly competitive cosmetology and barbering industry. With the intensive, hands-on training we offer, you can practice your craft before you graduate!
At American Beauty Academy, we focus on the success of each one of our students by teaching an industry-focused curriculum and providing individualized attention, allowing each student the opportunity to grow their knowledge and experience.
Our instructors are all cosmetology professionals with years of industry experience to pass on to you. And, as a cosmetology school accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences, you can be sure you're getting an education that meets national standards of quality and career relevance. In just 10 months, you can be confident and knowledgeable in your career path, ready to begin working with your own clients in a real working environment!
American Beauty Academy - Lancaster currently offers a 1,250-hour Cosmetology program that prepares students for their licensing examination and entry-level careers in the cosmetology and beauty industry. Our intensive, attentive educational approach allows students to thoroughly learn the material in a way that works best for them. Our goal is to graduate productive members of the cosmetology industry who are invaluable assets to clients in any salon setting.
The Cosmetology program at American Beauty Academy teaches course material through demonstrations, live models, audiovisual aids and basic classroom instruction - combining practical application with the theories of cosmetology. Students also participate in drills, role-playing, discussions, hands-on practice sessions throughout the program, and evaluations through homework and practical and theoretical examinations.
The best part of our Cosmetology program? You get to practice your skills on real clients! Under the supervision of an instructor in our student clinic, your education can be applied immediately, as you actively prepare to transition to your cosmetology career.
American Beauty Academy-Lancaster currently offers a 1250-hour program that prepares students for their licensing examination and entry-level careers in the barbering industry. We offer an intensive, attentive educational approach that is hands on and interactive. This allows students to thoroughly learn the material in a way that works best for them. Our goal is to graduate productive members of the barbering industry, who are invaluable assets to employers as well as productive and knowledgeable employees in the work force.
School of Barbering employs highly skilled and experienced instructors that combine the latest teaching techniques with a wealth of knowledge and experience. Infusing this knowledge with state of the art technology will enable us to teach self-sufficiency, to promote successful employment in the field of barbering and to contribute in building entrepreneurial minds. We focus on professionalism, along with self-help skills that are valuable in life and successfully working in barbershops and salons.
The barbering program at American Beauty Academy is hands on, interactive and teaches "the lost art of shaving," through demonstrations, live models, audio visual aids and basic classroom instruction; combining practical application with barbering theory.
Coursework and Objectives
In our programs, students will study a variety of different areas of the industry, covering hair care, nail technology, makeup and skin care. Courses include:
• Sanitation and Bacteriology
• Draping, Shampooing, Rinses
• Hair Cutting/Hair Styling
• Permanent Waving and Chemical Relaxing
• Thermal Pressing and Styling
• Hair Coloring
• Artificial Hair
• Facials, Makeup and Skin Care
• And more!
In addition, you have the opportunity to learn the business practices for owning and operating your own salon. Learn about advertising, first aid rules and procedures, how to prepare for and complete job interviews, and more. We also make sure to help you prepare for an entry-level career in a salon, providing help with resumes and interviews.
Benefits of American Beauty Academy
Students at American Beauty Academy - Lancaster enjoy flexible class schedules, hands-on training, and student-focused faculty and administration. But that's not all. We also offer financial aid to students who qualify, because we are committed to helping you reach your educational goals. In addition, our career placement staff can give you tips and help you apply for an entry-level career in many different areas. This career services department assists with resume writing, interviewing techniques and more.
Cosmetologists can work as hair designers, image consultants, makeup artists, hair color specialists, platform artists/educators, beauty care product distributors, nailcare artists/manicurists, salon sales consultants, manufacturers' sales reps, beauty magazine writers, and more!
Request more information from American Beauty Academy today so we can help you begin your cosmetology or barbering career.
American Beauty Academy