Cosmetology Schools Near Huntsville / Decatur / Florence, AL

If you want to become a cosmetologist in northern Alabama, Huntsville, Decatur, and Florence may be great places to begin your career. With dozens of salons and spas in and near the three towns, as well as several wedding venues, you have many options for your working environment. Additionally, both Huntsville and Florence are ranked in the top 20 places to live in Alabama, with Decatur coming in 54th out of several hundred.

As of 2019, cosmetologists in Huntsville earned $23,140 per year ($11.13 per hour); those in Florence made $18,300 ($8.80); and the ones in Decatur earned $27,200 ($13.08). Alabama expects cosmetology jobs to grow by 8% between 2016 and 2026.

To earn your cosmetology license in Alabama, you must complete 1,500 hours of training OR 3,000 of an apprenticeship, plus pass two exams. For the training route, the schools below can all help you earn your hours and prepare you for your tests.

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Paul Mitchell The School

Program: Cosmetology

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Aveda Institute

Program: Cosmetology

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Georgia Career Institute (GA)

Program: Cosmetology

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Alabama Beauty College – Accredited

141 14th Street Southwest
Decatur, AL 35601

J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College

3421 Meridian Street North
Huntsville, AL 35811

Luxxe Academy Of Beauty – Accredited

610 South Court Street
Florence, AL 35630

Meraki Academy Of Cosmetology – Accredited

410 North Montgomery Avenue
Sheffield, AL 35660

New Beginning College of Cosmetology – Accredited

421 Martling Road
Albertville, AL 35951

Northeast Alabama Community College

138 Highway 35
Rainsville, AL 35986

Northwest-Shoals Community College

800 George Wallace Boulevard
Muscle Shoals, AL 35661

Paul Mitchell The School Huntsville – Accredited

3810 Sullivan Street Suite F Suite F
Madison, AL 35758

The Salon Professional Academy – Accredited

4925 University Drive Suite 134
Huntsville, AL 35816
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You must attend a school that meets any licensure requirements as defined by your state. Most states require that you graduate from an accredited or state-approved school.

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