Cosmetology Teacher Training in Texas

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201 Harwood Road #218
Bedford, TX 76021

Cosmetology, Teacher Training, Esthetics

935 North Expressway
Brownsville, TX 78520

Cosmetology, Teacher Training

907 Highway 80
San Marcos, TX 78666

Cosmetology, Teacher Training, Esthetics

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ABC Beauty Academy – Accredited

2109 Buckingham Road
Richardson, TX 75081

Academy of Hair Design – Accredited

348 Springhill Street
Jasper, TX 75951

Academy of Hair Design – Accredited

512 South Chestnut
Lufkin, TX 75901

Advanced Barber College and Hair Design

2818 South International
Weslaco, TX 78596

American Beauty College – Accredited

1006 East Yager Lane #110
Austin, TX 78753

Baldwin Beauty School – Accredited

8440 Burnet Road Suite 140
Austin, TX 78757

Baldwin Beauty School – Accredited

3005 South Lamar Boulevard
Austin, TX 78704

Barcelona Beauty Academy And Salon

483 West Harwood Road
Hurst, TX 76054

Beauty Kulture Academy

1229 East Pleasant Run Road Suite 212
DeSoto, TX 75115

Bella Beauty College – Accredited

4631 Airport Boulevard 101
Austin, TX 78751

Bella College

623 West Ben White Boulevard
Austin, TX 78751

Bella Cosmetology and Barber College – Accredited

5015 A Wesley Street
Greenville, TX 75402

Bellagio Beauty School

1288 West Main Street Suite 216
Lewisville, TX 75067

Brighton Barber Institute – Accredited

133 West Harwood Road
Hurst, TX 76054

Caviar Academy of Cosmetology – Accredited

6913 Indiana Avenue
Lubbock, TX 79413

Central Texas Beauty College – Accredited

1400 North Mays Street
Round Rock, TX 78664

Cosmetology Academy of Texarkana – Accredited

4115 North Kings Highway Suite 110
Texarkana, TX 75503

Deluxe Barber College

12636 Nacogdoches Road
San Antonio, TX 78217

Diamonds Cosmetology College – Accredited

3321 Loy Lake Road
Sherman, TX 75090

East Texas Cosmetology College – Accredited

3302 College Drive
Lufkin, TX 75904

Exposito School of Hair Design – Accredited

3710 Mockingbird Lane
Amarillo, TX 79109

Fort Worth Beauty School – Accredited

4601 Boat Club Road
Fort Worth, TX 76135

Fort Worth Beauty School – Accredited

2901 Glen Rose Highway Suite 102
Granbury, TX 76048

Graham's Barber College – Accredited

3016 AL Lipscomb Way
Dallas, TX 75215

House Of Elegance Cosmetology School

4515 Weber Street
Corpus Christi, TX 78411

Houston Community College – Accredited

8001 Fulton Street
Houston, TX 77022

Houston Community College

3100 Main Street
Houston, TX 77002

Houston Community College – Accredited

6815 Rustic Street
Houston, TX 77087

Houston Training School - Gesner Campus – Accredited

3722 South Gessner Road
Houston, TX 77063

Houston Training School - Main Campus – Accredited

10314 East Freeway
Houston, TX 77026

I.T.S. Academy of Beauty – Accredited

3111 Midwestern Parkway Suite #110
Wichita Falls, TX 76308

Instituto de Belleza y Arte – Accredited

505 South 12th Street
McAllen, TX 78501

Lamar State College – Accredited

1500 Proctor Street
Port Arthur, TX 77640

Laredo Beauty College – Accredited

3020 North Meadow Avenue
Laredo, TX 78040

Laredo CHI Academy Beauty School – Accredited

1710 Peaceful Meadows Court
Laredo, TX 78041

Manuel and Theresa's School of Hair Design – Accredited

1315 Highway 105
Brenham, TX 77833

Manuel and Theresa's School of Hair Design – Accredited

715 South Texas Avenue
Bryan, TX 77803

Manuel and Theresa's School of Hair Design – Accredited

1405 East North Street
Victoria, TX 77901

Meraki Institute Of Beauty And Wellness

1200 West Polk Avenue Suite L-N
Pharr, TX 78577

Mission Beauty Institute – Accredited

1123 East 9th Street
Mission, TX 78572

Mogo Salon Academy

19380 Highway 105 West Suite 505
Montgomery, TX 77356

Natural Images Beauty College – Accredited

236 Old Angleton Road
Clute, TX 77531

NeeCee's Barber College – Accredited

1813 Industrial Boulevard
Abilene, TX 79602

Neilson Beauty College

416 West Jefferson Boulevard
Dallas, TX 75208

North Central Texas College – Accredited

1525 West California Street
Gainesville, TX 76240

Northwest Educational Center – Accredited

6521 Highway 6 North
Houston, TX 77084

Northwest Educational Center – Accredited

2910 Antoine B-100
Houston, TX 77092

Nuvani Institute – Accredited

801 East William Cannon Drive Suite 115
Austin, TX 78745

Nuvani Institute

801 South Main
Del Rio, TX 78840

Nuvani Institute

122 West North Street
Uvalde, TX 78801

Orange Academy Of Beauty

802 West Park Avenue
Orange, TX 77630

Pathway Vocational Academy – Accredited

3141 College Street Suite A10
Beaumont, TX 77701

Pathway Vocational Academy

141 North LHS Drive Suite 213
Lumberton, TX 77657

Paul Mitchell The School Arlington – Accredited

309 Curtis Mathes Way Suite 101 Suite 101
Arlington, TX 76018

Paul Mitchell The School Austin – Accredited

9503 Research Boulevard Building 3 Suite 310 Building 3 Suite 310
Austin, TX 78759

Paul Mitchell The School Clear Lake – Accredited

20807 Gulf Freeway
Webster, TX 77598

Paul Mitchell The School Dallas – Accredited

2389 Midway Road Suite A Suite A
Carrollton, TX 75006

Paul Mitchell The School Houston – Accredited

10516 Katy Freeway Suite A Suite A
Houston, TX 77043

PR Beauty College

580 West Arapaho #298
Richardson, TX 75080

Salon Boutique Academy – Accredited

4135 Beltline Road
Addison, TX 75001

Sebring Career Schools – Accredited

6672 Highway 6 South
Houston, TX 77083

South Texas Barber College

3917 Ayers
Corpus Christi, TX 78415

Southeast Texas Career Institute – Accredited

975 Highway 327 East Suite 150
Silsbee, TX 77656

State Barber School

1030 West Arkansas Lane Suite 306
Arlington, TX 76013

Texas College of Cosmetology – Accredited

3602 Slide Road Suite B-18
Lubbock, TX 79414

The Professional Cosmetology Academy – Accredited

1407 Calle del Norte Suite 116
Laredo, TX 78041

The Salon Professional Academy – Accredited

601 TX-110 North
Whitehouse, TX 75791

The Strand Institute of Beauty & Esthetics – Accredited

1018 US Highway 181
Portland, TX 78374

UCAS University of Cosmetology Arts & Sciences – Accredited

801 North 13th Street Suite 2
Harlingen, TX 78550

UCAS University of Cosmetology Arts & Sciences – Accredited

724 East Expressway 83
La Joya, TX 78560

UCAS University of Cosmetology Arts & Sciences – Accredited

8401 North 10Th Street
McAllen, TX 78504

UCAS University of Cosmetology Arts & Sciences – Accredited

4522 Fredericksburg Road A-85
San Antonio, TX 78201

UCAS University of Cosmetology Arts & Sciences – Accredited

910 Southeast Military Drive Suite 100
San Antonio, TX 78214

Victoria Beauty College – Accredited

1508 North Laurent
Victoria, TX 77901

Wade Gordon Hairdressing Academy – Accredited

2520 Paramount Boulevard
Amarillo, TX 79109

Wade Gordon Hairdressing Academy – Accredited

7615 University Avenue
Lubbock, TX 79423

William Edge Institute – Accredited

651 North I-35 Suite 330
New Braunfels, TX 78130

How to Become a Cosmetology Teacher in Texas

Texas Cosmetology Teacher Training At a Glance
  • 750 education hours or 500 apprentice hours are required to become licensed.
  • You must renew your license every 2 years.
  • 4 continuing education hours are required to renew your license.
  • Average salary for teacher training in Texas is $54,440.
  • There is a predicted 15.1% job increase between 2012 - 2022.

To become a stellar cosmetology teacher in the Lone Star state, you'll need to find the right beauty school instructor training program. Fortunately, there are many options for Texas beauty professionals to choose from. One program example includes DuVall's instructor program in Bedford. If you pursue this option, your courses will cover topics that are designed to make you an effective teacher. Learning outcomes include: developing lesson plans; honing leadership skills; and mastering classroom management.

Of course, one of the biggest assets you'll bring to the classroom will be your personal styling experience! If you want to know more about becoming a cosmetology instructor before reaching out to schools, keep reading below to gather program and license highlights. Since our founding, we have been passionate about helping students connect with beauty schools in their area. Whether you want to teach students how to do hair, makeup, or nails, it all starts with the right training for you. Being a teacher takes confidence, knowledge and experience. Learn more about mapping this next phase of your career. Use the search box at the top of this page or scroll through the listings below right now to narrow your options.

State License Requirements

750 Education Hours OR 500 Apprentice Hours

Required to earn a teacher training license

To become a cosmetology instructor in Texas, you will have to earn your operator's license, just as any practitioner has to. From there, you'll need to earn 300 hours or more of instructor training within a 6-mont timeframe. Or, you can take a full year of a junior instruction course for teachers.

Education Details

If you want to become a Texas cosmetology teacher, you need to find the right curriculum that blends leadership, curriculum design, and a deep understanding of how different learners absorb information. Make sure you ask advisors at each school you contact what kinds of teaching methods they help students develop strong cosmetology skills.

Texas cosmetology teacher training course topics

  • Teaching cosmetic theory
  • Preparing examinations
  • Evaluating performance
  • Teaching styles

License Renewal

2 Years

License renewal period

4 Hours

Continuing education required

To become a cosmetology instructor in Texas, you will have to earn your operator’s license, just as any practitioner has to. From there, you’ll need to earn 300 hours or more of instructor training within a 6-month timeframe. Or, you can take a full year of a junior instruction course for teachers. Instructors must take 16 continuing education units between each period of license renewal. The instructor license renews every two years before the expiration date, and you will have to pay a fee that is currently $50.

Texas Teacher Training Careers


Average yearly salary for teacher training in Texas

Beauty school instructors in Texas work mostly in major urban areas, like Dallas, Fort Worth and Houston. These professionals teach classes of students who are interested in learning about working as nail specialists, hair stylists, health professionals and more. Texas is similar to other states in regards to annual salary; beauty school instructors can make an average of $49,470 per year. There are 119,000 instructors employed in various positions across the country.

Contact the Texas State Board of Cosmetology

Texas Department of Licensing and Regulations
Teacher Training

How to Become a Cosmetology Teacher in Your State