Teacher Training

Do you want to be a cosmetology teacher and share your knack for style and fashion with passionate beauty students? Then thank goodness you’re here! We spend our time developing relationships with beauty schools across the United States, including Kansas, to help people like yourself find the information they need to move ahead. Whether you are an experienced cosmetology professional looking to make extra income, or want to teach full-time, we can help you learn the important details and compare programs. First, check out the quick information below, or browse the school listings on this page to learn more.

Being a beauty school teacher in Kansas can provide you with the opportunity to give back to the field of beauty that helped you succeed. You can even help students understand the importance of connecting with your community. Not only is it a good thing to do; doing good is good business. This Lincoln, KS event, which paired stylists with needy schoolchildren in need of haircuts is the kind of relationship-building that teachers can instill in their cosmetology students as they learn. After all, good customer service and community service go hand-in-hand!

State License Requirements
Hours + 450 Hours Teaching + Cosmetology License

There are several requirements in place for those who want to become cosmetology instructors in Kansas. You need a current cosmetology license. You may either complete one full year of cosmetology work along with a 300-hour training course, or you may complete 450 hours of instructor training if you do not have one year of work experience. The license application fee is $100.


Check out state licensing requirements:

Kansas Board of Cosmetology

Education Details

In Kansas, you can become a cosmetology instructor with the right blend of courses and learning outcomes. These should be geared towards leadership, assessing learning styles and developing effective communication techniques. Now that you have experience under your belt, you need to learn how to translate those skills into the inspiration that can motivate your students. When you start comparing teacher training programs, start by reviewing the curriculum and learning outcomes for each program.

Kansas teacher training required courses: •

  • Learning styles •
  • Student retention •
  • Classroom management •
  • License and state regulations
License Renewal
License Renewal Hours
2 Years
License Renewal Period

Kansas allows students to become cosmetology instructors if they have their cosmetology license, since they do not certify instructors in this state. After you complete you licensure, you will need to acquire 300 training hours and 450 teaching hours to qualify. You do not need to take continuing education units as part of maintaining your licensure. However, you will need to renew your cosmetology license every two years by the last day of the month of your original licensure. To renew, you will pay a fee of $60 to the Kansas Board of Cosmetology.

Job Outlook Increase
Between 2012 - 2022
Working as a Cosmetology Instructor

Kansas offers a variety of opportunities for aspiring beauty schools instructors. Some of the major cities, including Wichita and Kansas City, are thriving cosmopolitan areas. KS beauty school instructors help students learn their desired salon craft in either a private or public educational setting. There are currently 119,800 instructors employed by educational institutions. Beauty school instructors can look to the following locations for potential employment:

State board Contact Information

Kansas State Board of Cosmetology
714 S.W. Jackson, Suite 100
Topeka, KS 66617-1139
Phone Number: 785-296-3155
Fax Number: 785-296-3002
E-mail Address: kboc@kboc.ks.gov

There are many professional organizations and associations that can assist those looking to become successful cosmetology instructors in Kansas. Below are several that we recommend looking into.

  • Kansas Board of Cosmetology
  • House of Hevlin: Kansas City Beauty College
  • National Cosmetology Association of Kansas

Find the Beauty Schools in Kansas that interest you below,

Bellus Academy

1130 West Loop Place, Westloop Shopping Center
Manhattan, KS 66502

Program: Cosmetology

About Bellus Bellus Academy is an award-winning beauty and wellness institution dedicated to graduating career-ready professionals. We specialize in advanced training and have built a reputation for innovative education, consistently nabbing top honors in About Bellus Bellus Academy is an award-winning beauty and wellness institution dedicated to graduating career-ready professionals. We specialize in advanced training and have built a reputation for innovative education, consistently nabbing top honors in Modern Salon's national Excellence in Education program. As the most awarded beauty school in the nation, Bellus Academy has been named the "best beauty school in the nation" two years in a row by Modern Salon and was most recently awarded the number one beauty school in North America by Intercoiffure. Financial Aid We offer financial aid to those who qualify. We also have ongoing scholarships for recent high school graduates and military. OUR POWAY CAMPUS Located in the heart of San Diego County, our award-winning Poway location underwent a $2.5 million renovation in 2009, expanding the facility to 20,000 square feet and adding equipment that you'll find only in high-end spas. OVERVIEW OF OUR PROGRAMS • Cosmetology Our Cosmetology program includes professional training in all aspects of the beauty industry. The program includes an iPad, where much of the curriculum is taught in conjunction with a social learning experience. Our salon floor gives students the experience needed to develop their craft and work with clients. We also offer advanced Cosmetology programs. • Barbering Developed in partnership with internationally acclaimed hairstylist DJ Muldoon of San Diego's theFactory salon, our Barbering curriculum features 10 signature barbering cuts inspired by period-drama programs including Boardwalk Empire and Mad Men. • Make-up Artistry We have partnered with Make-Up Designory to offer our Make-up Artistry course, which can be taken in conjunction with other programs or as a standalone in California campuses. We are one of the only academies to offer a professional make-up course at this level. • Esthetics Our Esthetics program offers professional training in all standard aspects of the esthetics industry. We offer advanced programs that will allow you to take your education to the next level and wow employers in luxury and medical spas. • Massage Therapy Our Massage Therapy program provides the skills and resources to be successful in the ever-growing massage and healthcare profession. Presented in a supportive, hands-on learning environment, our program teaches healing and awareness of the mind and body. • Spa Nail Our Spa Nail program is the first in the nation to go beyond the basics of manicuring, adding the spa treatment training demanded by luxury salons and spas.
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