Hair Braiding

To become a professional hair braider in Nebraska, we recommend comparing all your hair school options before pursuing this career. Having the right training can teach you more than just braiding techniques. Beauty schools that offer hair braiding programs can help you understand critical people skills and how to operate a business, if working independently is your primary goal. There are many hot hair braiding salons in Nebraska that prove you can be successful if you work hard and look to others who are successful as your role models in business. In fact, here are a couple of examples. Nebraska hair-braiding programs will vary, depending on which cosmetology school you choose.

With this type of program, we strongly urge you to contact all your options for training. Every type of beauty program can be a little different, depending on the school, instructors, and other factors. By comparing program length, cost, course topics, financial aid options, and career placement services, you can feel more confident about your decision. And this isn’t one you should make lightly. It’s your future, after all. So use our simple search box up top or program listings below to start making it happen.

State License Requirements

While some states do require that hair braiders earn specialized certification or a full cosmetology license, Nebraska does not. Nebraska is one of the states that exempts hair braiders from all licensing requirements. You can work as a hair braider with any level of training that you feel comfortable with. If you are new to this field, it can be very helpful to attend a comprehensive hair braiding program and develop your skills under the guidance of an instructor.

Education Details

Nebraska hair braiding programs can help you develop the skills for this beautiful form of hair design. You should compare the courses offered at each school in your area before making a decision. Look for schools that can help you learn critical skills that apply to opening your own business and marketing your practice. Those course topics can help determine your success.

Nebraska hair braiding course topics may cover: •

  • Business skills •
  • Locks •
  • Twists •
  • Braids •
  • Extensions
License Renewal
License Renewal Hours
License Renewal Period
Job Outlook Increase
Between 2012 - 2022
Working as a Hair Braider

The Job Outlook for a Hair Braider in Nebraska appears to be promising. Hair Braiders can expect some competition in the Nebraska market and should consider specializing to easily promote your services. Hairdressers and barbers should advertise hair braiding to attract clients. With a location quotient of 1.14 and an average annual wage of $30,040, Nebraska is considered to have an average employment level for this occupation.

State board Contact Information

Nebraska Dept. of Health and Human Services - Cosmetology Department
301 Centennial Mall South, 3rd Floor
PO Box 94986
Licoln, NE 68509-4986
Phone Number: 402-471-3121 or 1-800-254-4202

The Nebraska 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 Nebraska state cosmetology license.

For established and aspiring personal groomers in Nebraska, keeping current
with popular hairstyles is a must. Hair braiding has risen to the forefront and
while the state doesn’t have a dedicated department to the form yet, those
intrigued consult these groups.

Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services
Professional Beauty Federation


Find the Beauty Schools in Nebraska that interest you below,

Joseph's College Cosmetology - Grand Island

3415 W State St Suite D,
Grand Island, NE 68803

Program: Cosmetology

Joseph's College Cosmetology - Hastings

828 West 2nd Street,
Hastings, NE 68901

Program: Cosmetology

Joseph's College Cosmetology - Kearney

2213 Central Avenue,
Kearney, NE 68847

Program: Cosmetology

Joseph's College Cosmetology - Lincoln

6810 P Street,#200
Lincoln, NE 68505

Program: Cosmetology

Joseph's College Cosmetology - Norfolk

202 Madison Avenue,
Norfolk, NE 68701

Program: Cosmetology

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