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1901 North Federal Highway Unit 201, Pompano Beach, FL 33062

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Programs Offered


  • 1,200 hours
  • 10 months
  • $15,650


Program information not available.

Nail Technology

  • 180 hours
  • 2 months
  • $2,450


  • 600 hours
  • 5 months
  • $9,650

In the School's Words

Beauty Anatomy Institute of Cosmetology and Wellness is an accredited private school specializing in vocational training for career preparation in the cosmetology arts and sciences. We offer programs in barbering, cosmetology, facials, instructor training, massage therapy, and nails.

Beauty Anatomy Institute of Cosmetology and Wellness aims to provide students with diversified programs that integrate theory and hands-on practice to allow them to become licensed professionals and earn gainful employment.

Beauty Anatomy Institute (BAI) arms you with the technical skills, in-depth knowledge, and first-hand experience to begin a rewarding career in the beauty industry.

Only seasoned professionals teach our aspiring artists at BAI. Our instructors teach because they are passionate about inspiring the next generation of beauty practitioners and want you to succeed in the industry too. Along with all that rich history, we also bring in renowned guest artists to lead exclusive training sessions.

We believe the industry's future stars deserve to train using the best product lines, which is why we've partnered with established brands including: CHI, OPI nail products, MAC makeup, PCA and Samantha Kerr skincare products.



Beauty Anatomy Institute (BAI) offers you the unique opportunity to learn online and in-person through our accredited, hybrid Cosmetology program. The Cosmetology program is offered in both English and Spanish and can be completed in as little as 10 months!

Learn the theory portion at home (online), then put your learning to the test when you practice your new skills in our student salon and spa. You'll also receive special training from renowned guest artists who'll give you exclusive demonstrations and lectures. Later, you'll enjoy some healthy competition during our fun challenges and in-house competitions.

We believe in a diverse learning style, meaning we offer students the chance to learn to work on a variety of hair textures and styles. All of these elements combined make our curriculum cutting edge.

Our Cosmetology curriculum covers:

  • Women's Cuts
  • Men's Cuts
  • Theory
  • Laws
  • Ethics
  • Networking
  • Marketing
  • Texture Services
  • Chemical Services
  • Makeup
  • Hair Removal
  • Manicures
  • Pedicures
  • And much more!

Once you complete the Cosmetology course you'll be prepared to take the state board exam to earn your Cosmetology license. Our goal is for you to complete your program, pass the state board exam, and find gainful employment working as a Cosmetology professional.

Transfer credits are accepted on a case-by-case basis.

*10 month program length when completed in normal time.

Barber Styling

Beauty Anatomy Institute's Barber-Styling program was created to arm you with technical skills, barbering knowledge, and first-hand experience, so you can enter the barber industry with confidence and competence.

Our Barber-Styling program is taught by a lead instructor who works for a local barbershop; Pro's Barbering. When you enroll in this program, you not only get a standard barbering kit, you also get additional tools like a jacket, neck dusters, and barbering pencils that are used in trendy barber shops around the world. Complete the program in as little as 10 months.

We're currently working toward an online and in-person accredited Barber-Styling program. You'll be able to learn theory at home (online) and then practice what you learned on actual clients in our student salon. We're proud to be the first school in Florida to offer a hybrid online learning program for Cosmetology students and we're excited to add Barber-Styling to the list!

During Beauty Anatomy Institute's Barber-Styling program you'll learn:

  • Hair Relaxing
  • Full Color Changes
  • Highlights
  • Perms
  • Blow Dries
  • Women's Cuts
  • Men's Cuts
  • Networking
  • Marketing
  • Laws
  • Theory
  • and much more!

Once you complete the Barber-Styling program you'll be prepared to take the state board exam to earn your Barber license. Our goal is for you to complete your program, pass the state board exam, and find gainful employment working as a Barber.

Transfer credits are accepted on a case by case basis.

*9.2 month program length when completed in normal time.

Nail Specialty

Beauty Anatomy Institute offers a Nail Specialty program. Get training for the top-requested nail services, using OPI nail products. Included as part of your tuition, you'll receive a uniform and the books needed to complete your courses.

After you learn the theory component, let your creativity flourish as you practice your new-found skills with hands-on training in the student salon and spa. When you finish the program you'll be a skilled, work-ready graduate! This program can be completed in as little as 10 or 12 weeks.

During the Nail Specialty program you'll learn:

  • Manicures
  • Pedicures
  • Artificial Nails
  • Nail Art and Design
  • Client Experience
  • and more!

The Nail Specialty program prepares you for licensure. Once completed, you'll be prepared to pass a school exam to receive a Florida specialty registration (license). Our Nail Specialty program is offered in both full-time and part-time schedules, so you can choose which one work for you.

Transfer hours are accepted on a case by case basis.

*12 Week program length when completed in normal time.

Facial Specialty

At Beauty Anatomy Institute, we want our students to thrive as professionals after graduation. That's why our curriculum covers popular techniques, such as:

  • Skincare Practices
  • Theory
  • State Laws
  • Hair Removal
  • Makeup Application
  • Eyelash Application

This course is offered in both part time and full-time schedules and can be completed in as little as 10 weeks.

Full Specialty

Beauty Anatomy Institute (BAI) is proud to offer our students the opportunity to learn at home and in the classroom through our hybrid online Full Specialty program.

Other schools might require you to learn the theory section of your education in the classroom. At BAI, we understand that our students want flexibility in integrating education into their busy schedules. That's why our program is offered online and in class. The Full Specialty program is also offered in Spanish and English. This program can be completed in as little as 5 months.

Learn at home and then practice your skills in our student clinic. In our program you can learn:

  • Pedicures
  • Manicures
  • Artificial Nails
  • Nail Art and Design
  • Skincare Practices
  • Theory
  • State Laws
  • Makeup Application
  • Eyelash Application
  • And much more!

Massage Therapy

Here at Beauty Anatomy Institute, we believe in a diverse curriculum. We strive to give our students exposure to relaxation, medical, and wellness techniques. Students can learn theory and practical application in a variety of settings like classroom work, guest speakers, time in the student clinic, and field trips. The Massage Therapy program can be completed in as little as 5 months. Our curriculum covers instruction in:

  • Assessment
  • Theory
  • Swedish Massage
  • General Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Kinesiology
  • Pathology
  • Business
  • Ethics
  • Legal Practices
  • And so much more!

Instructor Training

Teaching is a highly rewarding career. If you have a passion for cosmetology, barbering, or nails, consider becoming an instructor! You can help train the future of the beauty industry in as little as 5 months. Our curriculum covers:

  • Learning Clinic Equipment
  • Product Knowledge
  • Tool Performance
  • Career Activities
  • Lesson Plan Comprehension
  • Educational Methods

After learning theory in our classrooms, through field trips, guest speakers, and activities, our student teachers move on to assisting the BAI instructors in their lessons. We challenge our student teachers by allowing them to experience educating real students with real goals. You can take our program in a full-time or part-time schedule depending on your lifestyle.

The Beauty Industry Wants You!

Beauty Anatomy Institute of Cosmetology and Wellness and American Asssociation of Cosmetology Schools (AACS) partners with industry sponsors to offer scholarships and grants to deserving cosmetology students.

More information and applications will be available on additional scholarships soon so check back often.

Beauty Changes Lives Scholarship

Beauty Changes Lives, the American Association of Cosmetology Schools and their partners are offering the chance to win a scholarship towards education to begin an exciting career in the beauty and wellness industry. Prospective students with a start date at a qualified cosmetology school can enter and 10 winners will receive a scholarship to pay for 50% of their tuition at a qualified school.

Licensed cosmetologists can win advanced education at Sassoon Academy. For more information go to BeautyChangesLives.org

OPI & AACS ACE Scholarship Program

As part of OPI's ongoing scholarship program, 9 students annually who are attending AACS member schools will each be awarded a $500.00 scholarship from OPI. Students must be enrolled, or in the process of enrolling, in a cosmetology related program at an AACS member school to qualify. Winners will be selected based on an essay and one industry recommendation. Click here to download an application.

Sport Clips & American Crew ACE Scholarship Program

Through the ACE (Access to Cosmetology Education) Scholarship Program, up to 20 Cosmetology Students who are enrolled at an AACS member school, will each be awarded a $1,000 scholarship provided by Sport Clips/American Crew.

The MyCAA Scholarship

Beauty Anatomy Institute of Cosmetology & Wellness salutes military families through our partnership with the Department of Defense Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) program which provides up to $4,000 of Financial Assistance for military spouses who are pursuing degree programs, licenses or credentials leading to employment in portable career fields.

The MyCAA scholarship program can help you get the credentials you need to achieve your career goal.

Learn more: https://www.military.com/education/money-for-school/military-spouse-career-advancement-accounts-financial-aid.html.

Veterans Training - Qualifying GI Bills

Montgomery GI Bill® (Chapter 30) - any Active Duty members enroll and pay $100 per month for 12 months; and are then entitled to receive a monthly education benefit once they have completed a minimum service obligation.

Montgomery GI Bill® (Chapter 1606) - a reservist must be actively drilling and have a 6-year obligation in the Selected Reserve to be eligible. The Montgomery GI Bill® (Chapter 1606)

Post 9/11 (Chapter 33) - provides financial support for education and housing to individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate service after September 10, 2001, or individuals discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days. You must have received an honorable discharge to be eligible for the Post-9/11 GI Bill®.

Reserve Educational Assistance ((REAP) Chapter 1607) - Dependents Educational Assistance Program is designed to provide educational assistance to members of the Reserve components called or ordered to active duty in response to a war or national emergency (contingency operation) as declared by the President or Congress. This program makes certain reservists who were activated for at least 90 days after September 11, 2001 either eligible for education benefits or eligible for increased benefits.

Survivors & Dependents Assistance (DEA Chapter 35) - provides education and training opportunities to eligible dependents of certain veterans. The program offers up to 45 months of education benefits. These benefits may be used for degree and certificate programs, apprenticeship, and on-the-job training.

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.

Students may enroll in all classes with a high school diploma or GED or by passing a Wonderlic Basic Skills Test. The approved passing scores are Verbal 200 and Quantitative 210. Barber, Cosmetology, Nail Specialty, and Facial Specialty students may be 16 years of age (with parental consent). Massage and Instructor students must be at least 18 years of age. The school cannot guarantee a license or the ability to take a test if the student has a criminal background.

The school hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m and Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Beauty Anatomy will set you on the right foot to starting your beauty career! We have hand-picked experienced instructors and purposefully kept our class sizes small so you can get the personal guidance you need to develop into the best beauty professional that you can be.

About This School


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Financial Aid

71% of students received financial aid. Students were awarded $3,801 on average.
First-time undergraduate students in the 2021 school year.

School Size

As of 2021 this school has 152 students enrolled with a student-to-teacher ratio of 22:1.

Information gathered from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), 2023.


This school is accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences (NACCAS).

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