6300 Sam Mateo Blvd NE, Ste J
Albuquerque, NM 87109
Beauty is BIG BUSINESS and we want to help you be a part of it!
Who We Are
Olympian Academy of Cosmetology has been providing education in New Mexico for over 40 years. Our philosophy and motto is "Just Teach & Change Lives". We strive to always put the student first while providing a quality education. Our educators work hard to prepare our students with a modern curriculum in a "real life" hands-on career training environment. During the course of their chosen program, students learn various techniques and skills to make them ready for a successful career in less than one year!
At Olympian Academy, we offer both day and evening programs at each of our locations throughout New Mexico. Each of our programs is designed to teach you the art of the industry, not just the techniques of it. We are "Committed to Excellence" and we want to share our passion with you!
Cosmetology students learn how to tame those wild manes of curly hair with the right products, bring life into once lifeless hair with the right cut and style for your clients and you'll also be part "mad-scientist" and learn the chemistry behind color science and choosing the best color to bring out your clients natural beauty. Cosmetologists work in an exciting people-oriented profession and love to help people look and feel their absolute best.
Our Cosmetology program utilizes Milady's Standard Cosmetology Curriculum as well as the Martin Parsons Educational series. Students learn both in the classroom and also with hands-on practical experience using industry professional tools and products such as Pravana Haircolor, eXo Haircare products and Kasho tools.
Cosmetology students are prepared prior to graduation in the skills and techniques needed to be successful in the beauty industry and are given the tools and resources they need so they can provide for themselves and their career future.
Aestheticians* Student Aestheticians, learn all about the skin, its composition and the best ways to treat, work with, and maintain healthy youthful skin for your clients as well as recommend products and services for their future skin health. Students are educated in fundamental and advanced aesthetics including mechanical peel treatments such as microdermabrassion and chemical peels.
Our Aesthetics program utilizes Milady's Standard Aesthetics Curriculum. Students learn both in the classroom and also with hands-on practical experience using industry professional tools and products such as Repechage.
Prior to graduation and before entering the workforce, we train our students in the latest techniques and provide them with the current information they will need to be marketable in the esthetics industry.
*Aesthetics Training only offered at our Albuquerque Campus.
Barbers are well skilled professionals that do more than just cut hair, Barbers are trained in the proper skills of facial hair grooming using razors and clippers as well as performing haircutting services on a mostly men clientele but woman go to Barbers too! Today's hair style trends of clipper design cuts have brought more woman to Barbers because of the skills and techniques a Barber can have and Barbers are in High Demand!
As a student Barber, students are trained in all aspects of barbering including facial hair shaving with clippers, trimmers and razors, men's hair styling with clippers, razors and shears, chemical services including color and bleach and career professionalism techniques that will aid them in being successful in their career.
Our Barber program utilizes Milady's Standard Barbering Curriculum. Students learn both in the classroom and also with hands-on practical experience using industry professional tools and products such as Pravana Haircolor, eXo Haircare products and Kasho tools.
Cosmetology Instructors have a passion for hair AND a passion to teach others. At Olympian Academy of Cosmetology we take your passions and blend them together for continued career success. Our Cosmetology Instructor program utilizes Milady's Standard Master Educator curriculum. Students learn innovative teaching methods with hands-on classroom experience.
Olympian Academy of Cosmetology also offers Advanced Education classes to all our students and graduates because learning doesn't just happen in the classroom or on the clinic floor. We encourage everyone to participate in Advanced Education workshops to expand their knowledge and create more opportunities for them when seeking employment.
Some of these Advanced Education workshops include trend release cutting, coloring and styling, chemical free and traditional extensions, ethnic haircutting, styling and chemical services, Runway, Fashion and Special fx Make-Up, nail artistry and application techniques, advanced skin care training methods, color correction, Men's cutting and much more! We believe knowledge is power and knowing advanced techniques and applications right out of beauty school will be a great first impression to your future employers!
Financial Aid & Accreditation
Financial Aid is available to those who qualify and we encourage all prospective students and parents to contact the campus nearest to you to answer any questions you may have.
There are options available to assist prospects in making beauty school more affordable including PELL grants, Student Loans, Career Training Loans and cash payment plans. Our Career Counselors will be able to provide you with the most up-to-date information on the programs and options available in your area.
The campuses of Olympian Academy of Cosmetology are accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences.
Olympian Academy of Cosmetology has several campuses throughout New Mexico!
Olympian Academy of Cosmetology is Partners in Education with;
I.T.S. Academy of Beauty - Texas / Oklahoma
Wichita Falls, Texas (Sikes Senter Mall)
Hurst, Texas (Northeast Mall)
Fort Worth, Texas (Ridgmar Mall)
Plano, Texas (Plano Square Mall)
El Paso, Texas (Sunland Park Mall)
Irving, Texas (Irving Mall)
Lewisville, Texas (Vista Ridge Mall)
Lawton, Oklahoma (Central Mall)
International Academy of Hair Design - Arizona
Hair Benders Academy - Florida