Why PCI?

mass 2#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: We Offer Multiple Programs – Multiple licensure increases your earning potential! PCI Academy currently offers Cosmetology, Esthetics, Massage, and Nail Technology.


When Can I Start?

Join our brand new, and more in depth 900-hour program. Start October 6! What’re you waiting for? Apply now and #ComeBeAPartOfIt!


What Will I Learn?

Massage therapy is the art of healing through touch.

Our education will prepare you to earn more doing what you love: helping others. You will learn tips and tricks of the beauty industry that you cannot learn anywhere else. We teach our students cutting edge and timeless techniques, individualism and artistry, as well as the business skillset needed to guarantee a successful career in the beauty industry. Most importantly, you learn to make a living doing what you love most: making the world a more beautiful place.

  • MassageDeep Tissue Massage
  • Swedish Massage
  • Sports Massage
  • Pregnancy Massage
  • Infant Massage
  • Hot and Cold Full Body Treatments
  • Clinical Shiatzu
  • Meridians
  • Healing Touch/Energy Work
  • Tai Chi
  • Kinesiology
  • Myofascial Release
  • Reflexology
  • CPR/First Aid
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Advanced Classes Conducted by Salon Professionals
  • Summit Salon Business Training


Can I Afford It?

  • $40 application fee
  • $140 signing fee
  • $10,798 tuition for our 624-hour program (includes books, kits, iPad, state board exam fee, licensing fee, and free Continuing Education for life)
  • $15,579 tuition for our 900-hour program (includes books, kits, iPad, state board exam fee, licensing fee, and free Continuing Education for life)


PCI_MassageThe massage program at PCI Academy provided everything I was looking for in a school. Not only did I receive hands-on training with massage, I also gained the knowledge to truly understand how massage benefits the body through in-depth anatomy and physiology. The educators at PCI also focused on the business of massage therapy. This prepared me to work at one of the top salons in central Iowa upon graduating. I would recommend PCI Academy for anyone who is serious about building a career.

-Amie Lauer, PCI Alumni

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