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Barbering School Certificate Program

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Welcome to the CU Barbering School Certificate Program

The Barbering Program provides educational skills and knowledge for students to excel in the barbering field so they will gain the confidence and ability to service clients/students and obtain their licenses for employment in barber shops or other avenues of the hair industry.

We strive to offer a balanced academic and personal environment that fosters growth and constant pursuit of knowledge and Christian servant leadership. We offer a full-service barbering school, which is also open to the public for services.

Learn about the Barbering Certificate’s Gainful Employment Disclosure.

Courses Offered at:
  • Campbellsville
  • Harrodsburg
  • Somerset

Barbering School Certificate Program Degrees

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Program Information

Length

  • 1,500 clock hours

Admission Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED

Curriculum

  • Instruments – 30 hours
  • Shaving instructions – 100 hours
  • Haircutting for men, women and children – 939 hours
  • Shampooing – 40 hours
  • Permanent waving – 40 hours
  • Hair coloring – 40 hours
  • Hair straightening and relaxing – 40 hours
  • Massaging – 35 hours
  • Scalp and skin diseases – 20 hours
  • Physiology and anatomy of the head, face and neck – 100 hours
  • Sterilization and sanitation – 40 hours
  • Hygiene – 10 hours
  • Bacteriology – 20 hours
  • Electricity – 10 hours
  • Pharmacology – 20 hours
  • Psychology – 10 hours
  • History, professional ethics and other information – 10 hours

Barbering Areas of Study

  • Hair Cutting
  • Styling
  • Salon Management
  • Salon Ownership
  • Chemistry
  • Shaving
  • Hygiene
  • Bacteriology
  • Pharmacology
  • Electricty
  • Psychology
  • Anatomy and Physiology

Program Cost

Tuition and Fees: $15,000 ($10 per hour)

Books and Supplies: $2,000

Off-Campus Room and Board: $0

Careers in Barbering

  • Barber
  • Barber Apprentice
  • Barbershop Manager/Director
  • Barbershop Owner/Operator
  • Master Barber
  • Men's Hairstylist
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