Cosmetology Teacher Training in Michigan

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455 Standale Plaza Northwest
Grand Rapids, MI 49534

Cosmetology, Cosmetology Teacher Training

4390 Dixie Highway
Waterford Township, MI 48329

Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Cosmetology Teacher Training

3498 Rochester Road
Troy, MI 48083

Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Cosmetology Teacher Training

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Brighton Institute of Cosmetology – Accredited

10543 Citation Drive
Brighton, MI 48116

Cadillac Institute of Cosmetology – Accredited

205 North Mitchell Street
Cadillac, MI 49601

Creative Hair School of Cosmetology – Accredited

4205 Miller Road C4-7
Flint, MI 48507

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

Dymond Designs Beauty School

3300 East Jefferson Suite 450
Detroit, MI 48027

Hillsdale Beauty College – Accredited

440 Marshall Street
Coldwater, MI 49036

Hillsdale Beauty College – Accredited

64 Waldron Street
Hillsdale, MI 49242

L'Esprit Academy – Accredited

501 South Washington
Royal Oak, MI 48067

M. J. Murphy Beauty College – Accredited

201 West Broadway Mt.
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858

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

Protege Academy – Accredited

4884 East Pickard Road
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858

Sharp Academy of Haristyling – Accredited

8166 Holly Road
Grand Blanc, MI 48439

Skinology Beauty Institute

27285 West Warren
Dearborn Heights, MI 48127

Traverse City Beauty College – Accredited

920 Hastings Traverse
Traverse City, MI 49686

Unlimited Beauty Institute – Accredited

25463 Grand River
Redford, MI 48240

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How to Become a Cosmetology Teacher in Michigan

Michigan Cosmetology Teacher Training At a Glance
  • 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 teacher training in Michigan is $50,310.
  • There is a predicted 8.1% job increase between 2012 - 2022.

Michigan is ahead of the game when it comes to style and fashion trendsetters on Instagram. These business-minded fashionistas from the Dearborn area, and others like them, use their passion for beauty to promote head-turning styles, products and tips. These are the kinds of creative, driven students that can keep you inspired as a cosmetology teacher. It doesn''t matter if you want to teach hair, nails, skin care, or even massage; you need proper training to be the best teacher you can be. Fortunately, there are many options for Michigan cosmetology professionals. Why are we so interested in helping beauty professionals become stellar teachers? Because we love everything beauty-related.

That's why we have information about every area the industry offers. From cosmetology to electrolysis, you can find cosmetology teacher requirements and career statistics below. To go ahead and view the program listings for your area, scroll down or use the search box up top, and you'll be on your way. When you speak with each advisor, be sure to ask what kinds of career services they offer graduates who want help finding beauty school teacher positions.

State License Requirements

500 Education Hours

Required to earn a teacher training license

Ready to teach cosmetology to new students? First, you need a valid cosmetology license. You must then use your cosmetology license to get at least three years of experience in the beauty industry. At least one year must be in a cosmetologist role. From there, you can complete a 500-hour teacher training program. The licensing fee is $63 in Michigan.

Education Details

When you receive information about cosmetology teacher training programs in Michigan, you will need to compare the learning goals for each course they offer. Being a good teacher takes more than stellar cosmetology skills. It will require communication, patience, and the ability to connect with all types of learners. You also need to speak with school advisors about your goals to ensure they align with the course offerings.

Michigan teacher training topics

  • Student assessment
  • Learning styles
  • Student retention
  • Leadership

License Renewal

2 Years

License renewal period

0 Hours

Continuing education required

In Michigan, to become a legal cosmetology instructor, you will need to complete their standard processes for obtaining your cosmetology license, plus 500 hours of training. Your license will need to be renewed every two years, no later than your birthday. The cost for renewal is $68, which is paid to the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs. Once you receive your license, you will only need to keep it in good standing to continue working. This state does not require continuing education courses for instructors.

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Average yearly salary for teacher training in Michigan

Contact the Michigan State Board of Cosmetology

Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs

The Michigan State Board of Cosmetology can help you answer additional questions about obtaining a Michigan state cosmetology license.

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