Lancaster School of Cosmetology & Therapeutic Bodywork

The Art of Cosmetology
Do you have sense of form and artistry? Do you enjoy working with the public and helping people feel good about themselves? If so, the art of cosmetology might be right for you. Combine your natural talents and abilities with our excellent training programs to maximize your career potential.

We are an innovative and reliable school that offers quality instruction and practical hands-on training. You can confidently enter into a career within one of the world's most glamorous industries.

The choice is yours… make a decision today to get started. Contact us now and let us help you achieve the beautiful look of success with a career in cosmetology.

The Lancaster School of Cosmetology & Therapeutic Bodywork provides countless opportunities for growth and fulfillment. Employment options include:

  • hair design
  • color technician
  • perm specialist
  • nail technology
  • esthetics/skincare specialist
  • sales representative
  • platform artist
  • research assistant

You may wish to open your own salon or work with a group of specialists in this exciting field of beauty. The Lancaster School of Cosmetology will help you fulfill your dreams.

The Lancaster School of Cosmetology & Therapeutic Bodywork is an accredited school that was founded and incorporated in 1979. At this time it was located in downtown Lancaster in a single-story building. In 1984 the owners of the school purchased an old elementary school building that was built in 1900, and had been vacant for some 37 years. The two-story building has since undergone a major rehabilitation and modernization, and provides 10,000 square feet of space for classrooms and student laboratory. The school can accommodate more than 60 cars in its parking lot.

The Lancaster School of Cosmetology is located in Lancaster Township East, on the corner of Ranck Avenue and Clark Street.

In addition to being licensed by the State Board of Cosmetology, we are licensed by the State Board of Private Licensed Schools a division of the Pennsylvania Department of Education. We are accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences.

The Cosmetology program prepares students for careers in the exciting world of hair, skin and nail care. The program will instruct students in the latest techniques of cutting, styling, and chemical services needed to fulfill every client's demands. The nail and skin portion of the program provide the basic skills necessary to work in a full-service salon or open your own.

The program teaches the finest in skin care techniques and offers all students the opportunity to perform facials prior to graduation. Students will also learn make-up application for daily or theatrical use.

Massage Thearpy
The field of Massage Therapy is opening new doors of opportunity to members of the profession. Therapists with comprehensive training such as the one we offer, are applying their skills to assist clients in manage stress, maintaining wellness and recovering from injuries. Massage Therapy offers the opportunity for an independent flexible career, working as part of a health-care or wellness organization, a spa or in your own private practice.

Nail Technology 
If you have flair for detail and design, the nail technician program provides the opportunity. The program provides detailed coursework in manicures, pedicures, gels, acrylics, silk wraps and air-brushing. If you are currently working in a salon and want to add this specialty or are starting a new career, this program is for you.