Cosmetology Teacher Training in New Jersey

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Cutting Edge Academy – Accredited

45 Sunset Strip And Route 10 East
Succasunna, NJ 7876

(862) 251-7290
Barbering, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Teacher Training

15 Ward Street
Bloomfield, NJ 7003

(973) 932-0974
Cosmetology, Nail Technology, Teacher Training

8200 Town Center Boulevard
Voorhees, NJ 8043

Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Teacher Training

4741 U.S. Route 9
Howell, NJ 7731

(732) 845-6289
Cosmetology, Teacher Training, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Makeup Artistry, Barbering

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Christine Valmy International School for Esthetics and Cosmetology – Accredited

285 Changebridge Road
Pine Brook, NJ 7058

Innovate Salon Academy – Accredited

25 Scotch Road
Ewing, NJ 8628

Parisian Beauty School – Accredited

21 Passaic Street
Hackensack, NJ 7601

Total Image Beauty Academy – Accredited

3900 Bergenline Avenue 2nd Floor
Union City, NJ 7087

How to Become a Cosmetology Teacher in New Jersey

New Jersey 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 New Jersey is $59,430 .
  • There is a predicted 1.7% job increase between 2012 - 2022.

New Jersey knows style, in part because of their red-hot salon scene, led by some of the coolest instructors who use their status to help the greater good. You can see this in the effort by instructor Kathy Johnson at the Monmouth County Vocational School District. At a recent event, she and her students practiced their cosmetology skills on people in need. This is a great way for students to get practice on real people who truly appreciate it as well. Cosmetology teacher training is more than teaching hands on skills — you have to teach personal development as well.

There's nothing we love more than helping beauty professionals connect with the right education! In fact, we have years of experience helping over two million students connect with cosmetology and beauty schools in all 50 states, plus DC. To help with your search for the right cosmetology teacher training program, we've got essential information listed below. At the top of this page, you can use our simple search box to narrow your school options, or you can scroll down and browse the listings below.

State License Requirements

500 Education Hours

Required to earn a teacher training license

Before you teach cosmetology courses in New Jersey, you need a cosmetologist-hairstylist license valid in this state. You must also go through a 500-hour teacher training course and earn 30 credits in teaching methods coursework. The board also requires six months of experience in a cosmetology setting. After passing your examinations, you can work as a cosmetology instructor.

Education Details

There are many factors to consider when choosing the best New Jersey cosmetology teacher training program. However, you should start with comparing the coursework for all the training options near you. It is important to learn how to design curriculum, communicate effectively and manage classroom behavior. You should also ask each school how they help you prepare for teaching licensure.

New Jersey beauty school teacher training should cover:

  • Curriculum design
  • Learning styles
  • Teaching methods
  • Student retention

License Renewal

2 Years

License renewal period

0 Hours

Continuing education required

In New Jersey, if you want to become a cosmetologist, you will not need a separate licensure than practitioners. However, there are additional hoops you have to go through, and be mindful of the renewal fee. You must earn your license, plus complete 6 months of work, and gain 500 hours at a school including a 30 hour course that covers teaching skills. Practitioners do not have to take continuing education courses. You will renew by September 30th of even-numbered years, and pay a $60 fee to the New Jersey State Board of Cosmetology and Hair Styling.

New Jersey Teacher Training Careers


Average yearly salary for teacher training in New Jersey

Contact the New Jersey State Board of Cosmetology

New Jersey Board of Cosmetology and Hairstyling

The New Jersey State Board of Cosmetology can help you with updating your name or change of address information, acquiring out-of-state licensing, renewal and other useful forms, as well as answer other questions about obtaining a New Jersey cosmetology license.

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