Milan Institute | Bakersfield, CA

Milan Institute | Bakersfield, CA
2822 F Street, Bakersfield, CA, 93301

Welcome to Milan Institute

We are pleased that you are considering a career in cosmetology! There's always room for qualified professionals in this challenging field. Whether you like working with hair, skin, or nails, your certification will allow you to select a career path that suits you.

You are on the threshold of a great opportunity. Your license to practice cosmetology will be an unlimited passport to a world of glamour, excitement, and many other rewards.

To start your career journey right, plan to make the most of your education. With every lesson, you will be one step closer to working in your dream field.

Our Mission

To provide our students with a solid foundation in the theory and practice of cosmetology

  • To uphold the highest standards of excellence in our faculty, staff, students, and educational programs
  • To promote service to the community by encouraging student council involvement

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Goals & Objectives

  • To instruct students in the proper and current methods of cosmetology
  • To qualify and prepare students for the state board examination
  • To graduate qualified, competent, competitive students
  • To assist students in job placement

Career Programs

Certificates are awarded upon completion for all locations

We believe that each student at Milan Institute holds the key to his or her success. Our staff and instructors strive to help each student develop the professionalism that will open a world of creativity and knowledge.

Milan Institute offers a college atmosphere conducive to learning and individual growth. Excellent training and job placement assistance enable our students to become enterprising professionals.

Milan Institute offers both theory and practical instruction.

The clinical area is well equipped for hands-on instruction in all areas of cosmetology. A library/media source area offers books and videotapes on cosmetology basics, as well as on more advanced areas of this field of study. Additional theory assistance is available on a one-on-one basis. 

Programs only offered in English at all locations except the Cosmetology program at the El Paso campus. 


1500 Hours / 50 Weeks

Cosmetology is an exciting, fast-paced career that is constantly evolving with new ideas, techniques and equipment. Cosmetologists work with a variety of people each day, assisting them with their beauty needs. Cosmetologists shampoo, cut, perm, color and style hair. They may also provide manicures and pedicures or apply acrylic or gel nails.

Course covers:

  • Hair cutting, styling and coloring
  • All aspects of skin care
  • All aspects of nail care

Possible careers:

  • Professional stylist
  • Make-up technician
  • Platform artist
  • Product representative
  • Salon owner or manager
  • State board member/examiner
  • Skin care specialist


Course covers:

  • Bacteriology
  • Facials
  • Hair removal
  • Makeup (application, composition, etc)
  • Salon business skills

Possible careers:

  • Skin care specialist
  • Make-up consultant
  • Image consultant
  • Product representative
  • Salon owner
  • Platform artist
  • Theatrical make-up artist
  • Retail specialist


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      Main Campus: Milan Institute - San Antonio



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