Teacher Training

The “Show Me” state has been showing off its knack for staying on top of the trends for decades, especially in areas such as Kansas City and St. Louis. If you want the perfect role models for cosmetology school instructors, look no further than Renaissance Beauty Academy in Cape Girardeau. Started by two friends who saw a need for a new level of quality cosmetology training in their area, their focus is making their students forget they’re even in school so they can relax and focus on learning the latest techniques. So, what’s your beauty school training concept? What do you bring to the table? We don’t know anyone more passionate about helping cosmetology professionals become licensed instructors.

After all, it’s how we continue passing down the knowledge and skills, while developing new breakthroughs and trends that turn heads. If you want to find Missouri cosmetology teacher training, we try to make it as simple as possible. First, you can review the highlights of Missouri’s requirements and other helpful facts below. Then, you can take the next step by using the search box or listings below to compare your best options for training.

State License Requirements
Hours + Cosmetology License

Before becoming a cosmetology instructor, you have to earn your Missouri cosmetologist, esthetician, or manicurist license. You can then submit your instructor trainee application with a fee of $25. You must go through 600 hours of training at a Missouri cosmetology school. If you have three years of cosmetology experience, you need 300 hours of training. Then, pay the $20 registration fee and pass your licensing exam.


Request more information on instructor licensing:

Missouri Board of Cosmetology and Barber Examiners

Education Details

When you choose a cosmetology teacher training program in Missouri, look for courses that develop leadership skills, and help you work with all types of learners. You should make sure your teacher training program includes the business and licensing aspects that may not already be in your wheelhouse of experience. To be sure you choose the right program, compare the learning outcomes of each program available in your area.

Missouri cosmetology instructor courses: •

  • Student performance evaluation •
  • Classroom management •
  • Lesson planning •
  • Learning styles
License Renewal
License Renewal Hours
2 Years*
License Renewal Period

Missouri takes a pretty straightforward approach to cosmetology instructor license renewal. First of all, you do not have to get an official license to teach here. You will need to obtain your cosmetologist’s license, plus earn an additional 600+ hours of professional training hours to qualify. Although Missouri does not require continuing education courses, they can really help you stay current with regulations and the hottest new trends. You will need to renew your license by September 30th of odd-numbered years, and pay a $30 fee to the Missouri Board of Cosmetology and Barber Examiners.

Job Outlook Increase
Between 2012 - 2022
Working as a Cosmetology Instructor
State board Contact Information

Missouri Board of Cosmetology and Barber Examiners
3605 Missouri Boulevard, PO Box 1062
Jefferson City, MO 65102-1062
Phone Number: 866-762-9432 (toll-free)/573-751-1052 (local)
Fax Number: 573-751-8167
E-mail Address: cosbar@pr.mo.gov

The Missouri State Board of Cosmetology can help you with replacing a lost cosmetology license, updating change of name or change of address information, and acquiring out-of-state and other useful forms, as well as answer additional questions about obtaining a Missouri state cosmetology license.

Find the Beauty Schools in Missouri that interest you below,

Bellus Academy

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

Program: Cosmetology

Academy of Hair Design

1834 South Glenstone Avenue,
Springfield, MO 65804

Program: Cosmetology

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