Cosmetology Schools and Careers in Detroit

If you want to become a cosmetologist in Michigan, Detroit may be the perfect place for you. With over 100 salons and similar businesses within five miles of the city, there are many places you could work. If being a mobile cosmetologist is more your style, there are 80 wedding venues in that same area. In 2018, Detroit cosmetologists made an average of $24,710 per year ($11.88 per hour), with the state expecting a 12% growth in cosmetology jobs between 2016 and 2026.

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Michigan requires cosmetologists to earn 1,500 hours of training or complete two years of an apprenticeship to become licensed. The schools below will help you complete the training route, as well as prepare you for the state's exams.

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Paul Mitchell The School

Program: Cosmetology

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Aveda Institute

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Georgia Career Institute (GA)

Program: Cosmetology

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Dorsey College – Accredited

31739 John R Road
Madison Heights, MI 48071

Cosmetology, Massage Therapy
Dorsey College – Accredited

31450 Gratiot Avenue
Roseville, MI 48066

(586) 296-3225

23125 Ecorse Road
Taylor, MI 48180


4390 Dixie Highway
Waterford Township, MI 48329

(248) 618-6394
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Cosmetology Teacher Training

3498 Rochester Road
Troy, MI 48083

Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Cosmetology Teacher Training

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Beautiful Luxe School of Cosmetology

2084 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Brighton Institute of Cosmetology – Accredited

10543 Citation Drive
Brighton, MI 48116

Charm Beauty School – Accredited

25050 West Warren Avenue
Dearborn Heights, MI 48127

Craft Education

24310 Meadowbrook Road
Novi, MI 48735

D&S School of Cosmetology – Accredited

4180 Elizabeth Lake Road
Waterford, MI 48328

David Pressley School of Cosmetology – Accredited

21255 Wick Road
Royal Oak, MI 48067

David Pressley School of Cosmetology – Accredited

1127 South Washington Avenue
Taylor, MI 48180

Douglas J Aveda Institute – Accredited

333 Maynard Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Douglas J Aveda Institute – Accredited

125 West 4th Street
Royal Oak, MI 48067

Dymond Designs Beauty School

3300 East Jefferson
Detroit, MI 48027

Elevate Salon Institute – Accredited

4050 Crooks Road
Royal Oak, MI 48073

Everette's Natural Hair & Beauty School & Salon

227 Iron Street
Detroit, MI 48207

Hair It Iz Inc The Beauty School

19320 West Mcnichols
Detroit, MI 48219

Huron Valley Beauty Academy

7025 East Michigan Avenue
Saline, MI 48176

Kim'z Elevation School of Cosmetology

20958 Van Dyke
Warren, MI 48089

L'Esprit Academy – Accredited

42083 Ford Road
Canton, MI 48187

L'Esprit Academy – Accredited

501 South Washington
Royal Oak, MI 48067

Lash Brow Beauty Academy

35510 Groesbeck Highway
Clinton Twp, MI 48035

Michigan College of Beauty

5620 Dixie Highway
Waterford, MI 48329

Multimedia Makeup Academy

200 Kirts Boulevard
Troy, MI 48084

Oakland Community College

2480 Opdyke Road
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304

P&A Beauty School – Accredited

12001 Grand River Avenue
Detroit, MI 48204

Paul Mitchell – Accredited

27590 Orchard Lake Road
Farmington Hills, MI 48334

Paul Mitchell – Accredited

2950 Lapeer Road
Port Huron, MI 48060

Paul Mitchell – Accredited

40688 Van Dyke Avenue
Sterling Heights, MI 48313

Schoolcraft College

18600 Haggerty Road
Livonia, MI 48152

Siena Heights University

1247 East Siena Heights Drive
Adrian, MI 49221

Skinology Beauty Institute

25033 West Warren Street
Dearborn Heights, MI 48127

Unlimited Beauty Institute – Accredited

27170 Grand River Redford
Redford, MI 48240
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You must attend a school that meets any licensure requirements as defined by your state. Most states require that you graduate from an accredited or state-approved school.

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