Barber Technologist

Barber shops are back in style! Are you a resourceful people person who strives for attention to detail? If so, a rewarding career in barbering may be for you!

Our Barber Technologist program trains you in the techniques you need to thrive in barbering.  In this part-time, evening program, you receive hands-on learning and personal attention from experienced faculty. Learn traditional and modern cutting and styling, safe use of common barber shop chemicals, and professional shaving techniques.

Classes are delivered through a combination of face-to-face and online lessons.  Students refine their skills at the on-campus salon and similar hands-on opportunities. This program meets the Wisconsin state barbering requirement of 1,000 hours of training.

In addition to self-employment opportunities, graduates can find employment in traditional barbershops and barbering salons, as well as barbering retail/wholesale suppliers. 

Program Name: 
Barber Technologist
Program Number: 
30-502-5
Type of Degree/Diploma: 
Short-Term
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  • Program can be completed entirely online at this college.
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Employment Snapshot

Median Salary Six Months After Graduation: 
$31,198