Cosmetology Schools near Wilkes-Barre / Scranton, PA

If you are dreaming about becoming a cosmetologist in Pennsylvania, you should check out schools and careers around Wilkes-Barre, Scranton, and Hazelton. With New York City just over two hours away by car, you have the benefit of the lower costs of living when compared to Manhattan without losing out on the Manhattan beauty scene's resources. As of 2018, cosmetologists in these three locations made a mean salary of $23,650 per year ($11.37 per hour), and the state of Pennsylvania expects the field to grow by 10% between 2016 and 2026.

To earn your cosmetology licensure in Pennsylvania, you need to complete 1,250 hours of training and pass two exams or go through 2,000 hours of an apprenticeship. If you opt for the training route, the schools below can help you achieve your goals.

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Paul Mitchell The School

Program: Cosmetology

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Aveda Institute

Program: Cosmetology

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Georgia Career Institute (GA)

Program: Cosmetology

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3370 Birney Avenue
Moosic, PA 18507

(800) 920-4593
Programs:
Cosmetology, Barbering

396 Pottsville St. Clair Highway
Pottsville, PA 17901

(800) 920-4593
Programs:
Cosmetology, Barbering

30 Baldwin Boulevard Suite 50
Shamokin Dam, PA 17876

(800) 920-4593
Programs:
Cosmetology, Barbering
The Beauty Institute – Accredited

344 Stroud Mall Road Suite 308
Stroudsburg, PA 18360

(732) 389-1400
Programs:
Cosmetology, Nail Technology, Cosmetology Teacher Training

Jolie Academy – Accredited

1057A North Church Street
Hazleton, PA 18201

Jolie Academy – Accredited

125 North Wilkes Barre Boulevard
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702

Lackawanna College

501 Vine Street
Scranton, PA 18509

Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center – Accredited

2380 Elk Lake School Road
Springville, PA 18844
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You must attend school in the state you want to practice in. Most states require that you graduate from an accredited school. Learn more about the requirements in your state.

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