Barbering Schools in Mississippi

Mississippi Barbering Careers At a Glance
  • 1,500 education hours are required to become licensed.
  • You must renew your license every 2 years.
  • 0 continuing education hours are required to renew your license.
  • Average salary for barbering in Mississippi is $29,140*.
  • There is a predicted 10.10%* job increase between 2012 - 2022.

Who says that barbering has to be a ‘man’s world’? Don’t tell that to Sondra Clark of Mendenhall, who was commended for her work in the profession of barbering while she was Executive Director of the Mississippi Board of Barber Examiners. She helped expand school options from 6 to 30 programs in the state. Plus, she helped institute prison programs that gave skills to people who were looking to walk a new path in life. No matter what your route towards a barber school education looks like, we recommend checking into all of your options before making any decision. Our experience helping millions of students find cosmetology school programs in all 50 states + D.C. has taught us a lot. Namely, that students need to learn about their state’s requirements, average program length, and example course topics before doing anything else. Fortunately, we have all that info and more laid out for you to scan quickly below. Once you’re ready to view your options, check out our list of schools or use the search box above to get the skinny on barber schools right here in ‘ol Miss.

State License Requirements

1,500 Education Hours

Required to earn a barbering license

In Mississippi, you must complete 1,500 hours of training to become a licensed barber. After completing your training at an accredited barber school, you can apply to take your exams. The initial licensing fee is $50. The testing fees in Mississippi are $183. Barbering requires both a written exam and a practical exam. Passing both of these tests is the final hurdle to an initial barbering license. Contact the licensing board below: Mississippi State Board of Cosmetology

Education Details

When you compare Mississippi barbering programs, you should seek learning outcomes across the spectrum of this skillset. Men’s styles are more complicated that ever, which gives you more variety in your role. However, this means that you will want to learn such skills as: hair and scalp treatments, permanent waving, anatomy, as well as shop management skills.

Curriculum of barbering courses might cover: •

  • Hair coloring
  • Entrepreneurship •
  • State barbering laws •
  • Permanent waving

License Renewal

2 Years

License renewal period

0 Hours

Continuing education required

Licenses are renewed every 2 years in Mississippi. Continuing education is not required for most beauty licenses in Mississippi.

Mississippi Barbering Careers

$29,140*

Average yearly salary for barbering in Mississippi

Contact the Mississippi State Board of Barbering

Mississippi Board of Cosmetology

Barbers in Mississippi conduct themselves with a firm code of honor and style.
This is buttressed by a dedicated amount of resources available to those looking
to take up hair care as a trade.

Mississippi State Board of Cosmetology
Mississippi State Department Of Health
Mississippi Candidate Testing Information

Find Other Barbering Schools in Mississippi

Check out the Barbering schools other cities in Mississippi have to offer.

Academy of Hair Design

1815 Terry Road
Jackson, MS 39204

Academy of Hair Design – Accredited

3167 Highway 80 East
Pearl, MS 39208

C N K Barber College – Accredited

701 South Gloster
Tupelo, MS 38801

Chris Beauty College – Accredited

1265 Pass Road
Gulfport, MS 39501

Copiah-Lincoln Community College – Accredited

1001 Co-Lin Lane
Wesson, MS 39191

Corinth Academy of Cosmetology – Accredited

502 Cruise Street
Corinth, MS 38834

Fosters Cosmetology College – Accredited

1813 City Avenue North
Ripley, MS 38663

Hinds Community College

608 Hinds Boulevard
Raymond, MS 39154

Hinds Community College – Accredited

34175 Highway 18 East
Utica, MS 39154

Magnolia College of Cosmetology – Accredited

4725 I-55 North
Jackson, MS 39206

Mississippi Barber Academy – Accredited

5420 I-55 Frontage Road North
Jackson, MS 39211

Northwest Mississippi Community College

4975 Highway 51 North
Senatobia, MS 38668

Pearl River Community College – Accredited

101 Highway 11 North
Poplarville, MS 39470

Traxler's School of Hair – Accredited

2845 Suncrest Drive
Jackson, MS 39212

Trendsetters Barber College – Accredited

1415 Country Club Drive
Jackson, MS 39209

Hinds Community College

608 Hinds Boulevard
Raymond, MS 39154
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