New Jersey Beauty Schools by Program

There is a reason New Jersey has recently been nicknamed the “Glamour State,” making it a great option for you to attend cosmetology school. ¬†With 35 beauty programs for you to choose from, you have plenty of options to compare different school options to guarantee you find the one most suited to you!

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The New Jersey State Board of Cosmetology and Hairstyling offers seven cosmetology license options once you have completed your training at a state approved cosmetology school. Depending on which cosmetology specialty you wish to pursue, you will need to meet the following  cosmetology training requirements before applying for licensure:

  • Cosmetologist: 1,200 hours of cosmetology instruction
  • Manicurist: 300 hours of manicuring instruction
  • Skin Care Specialist: 600 hours of skin care instruction
  • Electrologist: 600 hours of electrology instruction
  • Permanent Makeup Artist: 100 hours of instruction
  • Massage Therapist: 500 hours of massage therapy instruction
  • Cosmetology and Hairstyling Teacher: current cosmetologist-hairstylist license, 500 hours of teacher training course, proof of completion of 30-hour teaching methods course from an approved institution of higher learning, and at least six months of employment in a licensed establishment.

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