Cosmetology Schools near Pittsburgh, PA

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, could be the perfect place for you to begin your cosmetology career. If you are passionate about making others feel beautiful, Pittsburgh needs someone just like you. This is especially true if you're interested in hair care, as air pollution has caused Pittsburgh to be among the worst cities for hair health in the U.S. With over 100 beauty businesses and 40 wedding venues within five miles of the city, there are plenty of places to provide your services. As of 2018, Pittsburgh cosmetologists earned an average of $21,880 annually ($10.52 per hour). The state is expecting a growth in cosmetology jobs of 10% between 2016 and 2026, slightly higher than the average nationwide.

Pennsylvania has some hefty requirements for budding cosmetologists. They require 1,250 hours of training or 2,000 hours of an apprenticeship, plus passing two exams. The Pittsburgh cosmetology schools below will help you to achieve your career goals.

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Paul Mitchell The School

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Aveda Institute

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Georgia Career Institute (GA)

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130 7th Street
Monessen, PA 15062

Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Massage Therapy

320 Mall Boulevard
Monroeville, PA 15146

(412) 373-7727
Cosmetology, Nail Technology, Teacher Training

4768 Mcknight Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15237

(412) 367-1765
Cosmetology, Nail Technology, Teacher Training

2394 Mountain View Drive
West Mifflin, PA 15122

(412) 653-2870
Cosmetology, Nail Technology, Teacher Training

11 East Penn Street
Uniontown, PA 15401

(724) 439-4900
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Massage Therapy, Teacher Training

369 Schoonmaker Avenue
Monessen, PA 15062

Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Teacher Training

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Bella Capelli Academy - Monroeville – Accredited

151 Wyngate Drive
Monroeville, PA 15146

Bella Capelli Academy - Pittsburgh – Accredited

2 Robinson Plaza Suite 100
Pittsburgh, PA 15205

Butler Beauty Academy – Accredited

233 South Main Street
Butler, PA 16001

Butler County Community College

107 College Drive
Butler, PA 16002

Eastern Westmoreland CTC

4904 PA-982
Latrobe, PA 15650

Forbes Road Career and Technology Center

607 Beatty Road
Monroeville, PA 15146

Fountain of Youth Academy of Cosmetology - Bellevue – Accredited

616 Lincoln Avenue
Bellevue, PA 15202

Fountain of Youth Academy of Cosmetology - Pittsburgh – Accredited

5824 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Indiana County Technology Center

441 Hamill Road
Indiana, PA 15701

Kittanning Beauty Academy – Accredited

120 Market Street
Kittanning, PA 16201

Lawrence County Career Tech

750 Phelps Way
New Castle, PA 16101

New Castle Beauty Academy – Accredited

314 East Washington Street
New Castle, PA 16101

North Hills Beauty Academy – Accredited

813 West View Park Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15229

Pittsburgh Multicultural Cosmetology Academy – Accredited

415 Smithfield Street Floor 3
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

South Hills Beauty Academy – Accredited

3269 West Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15216

Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy - Washington

230 Oak Spring Road
Washington, PA 15301
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