Hair Design

Do you love daydreaming about becoming a hair stylist at a salon or starting your own business one day? If you have a creative flair, and a love for all things beauty-related, you should check out Georgia cosmetology schools with hair design programs. Georgia has quite a ‘hair scene’ for you to dive in to as well. You can visit some of the busiest salons while you train, and see how the state’s top stylists separate themselves from their competitors. If you’re in the Atlanta area, you can use this list of the city’s best salons from Atlanta Magazine.

So, why are we so eager to help you get behind the chair and pursue a career in hair design? Because we are passionate about beauty education. We have helped over 2 million students find the right cosmetology training; including hair design programs. All you have to do is use the search box above or scroll through the listings below to narrow your options. We also have crucial information that can help you grasp the hair design license requirements in Georgia in the next section.

State License Requirements

Georgia has separate licensing requirements for those who work as hair designers, rather than licensing them as cosmetologists. To become a licensed hair designer, you can graduate from a 1,325-hour training program or a 2,650-hour apprenticeship program. You must pay a $30 application fee prior to taking your exam and becoming licensed.

Find out how to become licensed in Georgia:

Georgia State Board of Cosmetology and Barbers

Education Details

When you compare all the hair design program options in your area of Georgia, be sure to look at the courses and curriculum right away. You should feel confident that the learning outcomes align with your goals in this area of beauty. Many programs offer professional skills and information about starting your own business. If you still have questions, speak with advisers before making any enrollment decisions.

Georgia hair design courses •

  • Hair coloring •
  • Facials •
  • Shampoos and rinses •
  • Theory
License Renewal
License Renewal Hours
2 Years
License Renewal Period

Georgia license renewal requirements differ between license types. Master cosmetologists must renew by March 31 of even-numbered years. Cosmetology instructors, esthetician instructors, nail technician instructors, and barber instructors must renew by June 30 of odd-numbered years. Estheticians and nail technicians must renew by August 31 of odd-numbered years. Barbers are expected to renew by December 31 of even-numbered years. During each two-year renewal period, you must complete 5 hours of continuing education.

Job Outlook Increase
Between 2012 - 2022
Working as a Hair Designer

Hair designers cut and style hair among a range of other hair beauty services. Georgia requires 1325 hours of experience in this field in order to become a licensed hair designer. You can get the training that you need in a hair design school. Job openings in this field are expected to grow 10% in the next 8 years.

State board Contact Information

Georgia State Board of Cosmetology
214 State Capitol
Atlanta, GA 30334
Phone Number: 404-656-2881

The Georgia State Board of Cosmetology and Barbers 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 Georgia state cosmetology license.

Georgia enjoys a stellar culture when it comes to beauty and hair design.
This has led to hair design being a prominent field of study for up and
coming professionals. For those interested, these resources are handy.

Georgia State Board of Cosmetology and Barbers
Black Beauty Association
Associated Hair Professionals

Find the Beauty Schools in Georgia that interest you below,

Empire Beauty School - Atlanta

Briarcliff Village, 2190 Henderson Mill Road,
Atlanta, GA 30345

Program: Cosmetology

Health and Style Institute, LLC

2450 Piedmont Road,
Atlanta, GA 30324

Program: Cosmetology

Empire Beauty Schools - Atlanta-Kennesaw

2615 George Busbee Pkwy,
Atlanta-Kennesaw, GA 30144

Program: Cosmetology

Empire Beauty Schools - Lawrenceville-Gwinnett

1455 Pleasant Road, Suite 105,
Atlanta-Lawrenceville, GA 30044

Program: Cosmetology

Empire Beauty School - Morrow

Southlake Pavilion II,1958 Mt. Zion Rd. Ste. 205
Atlanta-Morrow, GA 30260

Program: Cosmetology

Empire Beauty School - Augusta

3241 Washington Road,
Augusta, GA 30909

Program: Cosmetology

Georgia Career Institute (GA)

900 Flat Shoals Rd SE,
Conyers, GA 30094

Program: Cosmetology

Health and Style Institute, LLC

615 Ernest W Barrett Parkway,
Kennesaw, GA 30144

Program: Cosmetology

Empire Beauty School - Savannah

7400 Abercorn Street, Suite 901,
Savannah, GA 31406

Program: Cosmetology

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