Cosmetology 3Why PCI?

#1: Nationwide Placement Assistance – Placement is our goal for each and every graduate.

#2: Summit Salon Business Training and Level System– PCI Academy teaches you the business skills needed to ensure a successful career in the beauty industry.

#3: Books, Kits, and iPads are Provided – No hidden fees!

#4: PCI Academy Pays for Your State Board Exam AND Licensing Fee

#5: Free Continuing Education for Life – PCI Academy provides Continuing Education at no cost to you!

#6: One on One Monthly Coaching – Each month students meet with their coach to help track and achieve their personal and professional goals.

#7: Team Assisted Learning – While attending PCI, you will always be a part of a team.

#8: Partner Assisted Learning – When you begin school, you will be paired up with a mentor, a higher level student who has already started the journey you’re just beginning to embark upon. They will guide you through many of your firsts. You are never alone.

#9: Monthly Celebration – Every month we rally all of our students to celebrate their successes; and we always have a blast doing so!

#10: Flexible Schedules – Here at PCI Academy, we know life is busy! That’s why, for many of our programs, we offer a variety of schedules, with 20 hour/week, 30 hour/week, and 40/week options.

#11: We Offer Multiple Programs – Multiple licensure increases your earning potential! PCI Academy currently offers Cosmetology, Esthetics, Massage, and Nail Technology.


When Can I Start?

Your time is NOW! Our Cosmetology program features 12 different schedule options, with 20 hours/week, 30 hours/week, and 40 hour/week options. Start September 13, October 4, November 1, or November 29. So, what’re you waiting for?! Apply now and #ComeBeAPartOfIt!


What Will I Learn?

Cosmetology is the study of beautifying the face, hair, skin, and nails.

With over 200 years of salon experience and Redken color and design certification, our educators are as diverse as they are knowledgeable. You will learn tips and tricks of the beauty industry that you cannot learn anywhere else. At PCI Academy, we teach our students cutting edge and timeless techniques, individualism and artistry, as well as the business skillset needed to ensure a successful career in the beauty industry. Most importantly, you will learn how to earn more doing what you love: making the world a more beautiful place.

  • Cosmo 1Hairstyling
  • Men’s, Women’s, and Children’s Haircuts
  • Hair Coloring
  • Highlighting
  • Balayage
  • Perming
  • Relaxing
  • Special Occasion and Up-Do Styling
  • Customized Hair Treatments
  • Brow and Lash Tinting
  • Facial Waxing
  • Body Waxing
  • Cleansing Facials
  • Body Treatments
  • Makeup Application
  • Natural Nail Manicures and Pedicures
  • CND Shellac Manicures and Pedicures
  • Advanced Classes Conducted by Salon Professionals
  • Product knowledge of Redken, Pureology, bareMinerals, Bioelements, Baxter, Pravana, and more!
  • Summit Salon Business Training


Can I Afford It?

  • $40 application fee
  • $140 signing fee
  • $20,849 tuition for our 2100 hour program (includes books, kits, iPad, state board exam fee, licensing fee, and free Continuing Education for life)


PCI_Cosemtology“Beauty school, or cosmetology, is serving to beautify the body and improve the appearance of a physical feature. It is much more than that definition. It teaches you how to make people feel better about themselves, how to have a kind heart, a listening ear, personal connections and to always, always have a smile on your face because life honestly couldn’t get any better. PCI Academy has changed my whole life, when they say they grow people it’s 100% the truth. They help you through the ups and the downs and you have friendships that will last a life time.”

-Erin McNamara, Recent Graduate

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