Cosmetology Teacher Training in New Mexico

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Adorabella Beauty Academy – Accredited

800 Juan Tabo Boulevard Northeast Suite I
Albuquerque, NM 87123

Albuquerque Barber College – Accredited

601 San Pedro Drive Northeast Suite 100
Albuquerque, NM 87108

Aveda Institute New Mexico – Accredited

1816 Central Avenue Southwest
Albuquerque, NM 87120

Glitz School of Cosmetology – Accredited

2460 Missouri Avenue
Las Cruces, NM 88001

Olympian Academy of Cosmetology - Albuquerque – Accredited

6300 San Mateo Boulevard Suite J
Albuquerque, NM 87109

Olympian Academy of Cosmetology - Las Cruces – Accredited

1460 Missouri Avenue Suite 5
Las Cruces, NM 88001

Olympian Academy of Cosmetology - Roswell – Accredited

4501 North Main Street Suite 13
Roswell, NM 88201

Paul Mitchell the School Albuquerque – Accredited

2201 Uptown Loop Road Northeast Suite F
Albuquerque, NM 87110

San Juan College – Accredited

4601 College Boulevard
Farmington, NM 87402

The Avenue Academy – Accredited

6600 Menaul Northeast Suite M002
Albuquerque, NM 87110

How to Become a Cosmetology Teacher in New Mexico

New Mexico Cosmetology Teacher Training At a Glance
  • 1,000 education hours are required to become licensed.
  • You must renew your license every 1 year.
  • 12 continuing education hours are required to renew your license.
  • Average salary for teacher training in New Mexico is $54,290.
  • There is a predicted 9.4% job increase between 2012 - 2022.

In just about the cutest cosmetology instructor story we've ever read, a New Mexico teacher hosted a 'hair school for dads and daughters' in Los Alamos. This is a perfect example of why it can be a blast to be a cosmetology teacher. There are so many instructors across the nation who do their part to contribute to the betterment of their communities. If this is the kind of career that that makes sense for your skills, then let's turn your daydreams of teaching beauty courses into a reality!

Finding a teacher training program to become a cosmetology instructor in New Mexico shouldn''t be a complicated process. That's why we laid out the quick facts you'll need to get started below. And if you keep going past that you'll run right into our beauty school listings in the state. Or, you can go ahead and use the search box above to narrow your options. When you speak with schools, be sure to tell them your goals, and ask how they help students like yourself succeed after graduation.

State License Requirements

1,000 Education Hours

Required to earn a teacher training license

To become a cosmetology teacher in New Mexico, you must complete a 1,000-hour training course that covers state laws, student learning, teaching methods, and student evaluation. You must also have a current license in the subject you want to teach, such as cosmetology, barbering, esthetics, or manicuring. An initial practitioner license is $50 in New Mexico.

Education Details

New Mexico cosmetology instructors need a whole new set of skills to translate years of practice into the ability to teach others. When you compare teacher training programs, be sure you choose one that helps you learn how to design coursework, adapt to various student learning styles, and apply ethical student retention strategies.

New Mexico cosmetology teacher training should cover:

  • Student assessment
  • Examination administration
  • Learning styles
  • Teaching methods

License Renewal

1 Year

License renewal period

12 Hours

Continuing education required

To become a cosmetology instructor in New Mexico, it’s pretty clear what you need to do and how you renew your license. Since they do not offer a separate license, you’ll need to earn your standard cosmetologist’s license and complete 1,000 training hours. Instructors must take at least 12 continuing education courses per year. The renewal is every 2 years during your birth month, with a $50 fee. You will need to pay your fee, and direct any additional license question to the New Mexico Licensing and Regulation Department.

New Mexico Teacher Training Careers


Average yearly salary for teacher training in New Mexico

Contact the New Mexico State Board of Cosmetology

New Mexico Regulaiton and Licensing Department
Teacher Training
New Mexico

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