Every day all over the world, millions of people walk through the doors of a barber shop or a beauty salon in search of a talented hair design artist who can help them achieve their desired look. These artists have been trained and sculpted through hair design schools, such as the Academy of Hair Design located in Springfield, Missouri or Austin, Texas. At these academies, students are guided by licensed cosmetologists and successful barbers who will teach the fundamentals of gaining clients and creating a business name for themselves.

What Can Students Gain at an Academy

  • Successful business tactics
  • Quality support system
  • Understanding how to create and maintain a client base

With the Academy of Hair Design, the staff is constantly there to support and extend their knowledge to the willing individuals who are entering the hair design industry. Students gain a complete understanding of how to accomplish gaining a client base and how to maintain that base for a successful salon or shop. The teachers all understand that without a satisfied, repeat business clientele, the hair design artist will not be successful, regardless of the technical skill. The trainers have all been in the industry for many years and are trained in a multiple of areas, which gives the training students a real life hair experience to learn from!

Academy’s History of Design

During the year 1995, three talented entrepreneurs found that they could not keep enough talented artists in their salon chain and knew that things needed to change. Eventually, with all their knowledge put together, the Academy was created to shape new and upcoming artists into business minded individuals who could successfully enter the hair design world. With different locations today, students have the opportunity to gain the insight into running their own successful salon or barber shop and how to create a personal brand name for themselves.

Learning Model

  • Teachers with hands on, industry experience
  • Not only focused on hair design but also building personal brands
  • Business base model

Gainful Employment

After spending the time to learn the valuable do’s and don’ts of the hair industry, students have a high chance of gainful employment immediately upon course completion. The teacher’s main goal is to create success driven hair design artists who can enter the field with a complete understanding and passion to attract a happy client base for themselves and the salon or shop!