Cosmetology Schools and Careers in Atlanta

If you hope to become a cosmetologist, Atlanta could be a great place to start your career. Not only would you be able to serve the people who live there, but also the more than 50 million tourists who visit the city every year. In such a busy metropolitan area, you would have your pick of working in one of the many beauty businesses, or you could choose to work as a mobile cosmetologist and perform services for weddings and other special events. The city is also home to several beauty conventions, such as the Bronner Bros. International Beauty Show and the Black Beauty Expo. As of 2018, cosmetologists in Atlanta made an average of $23,390 per year ($11.24 per hour), which is higher than the state average. The state is also expecting a 14% growth in job opportunities between 2016 and 2026, which is 5% higher than the national average.

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Georgia requires 1,500 hours of training or 3,000 hours of apprenticeship. If you want to go the training route, all the schools below will help you complete your hours and prepare you for your exams.

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Paul Mitchell The School

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Aveda Institute

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Georgia Career Institute (GA)

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2 Dunwoody Park South
Atlanta, GA 30338

17702845540
Programs:
Cosmetology, Esthetics

1745 Peachtree Road Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30309

14046497119
Programs:
Cosmetology

113 Banks Station
Fayetteville, GA 30214

14702788882
Programs:
Cosmetology, Esthetics

2190 Henderson Mill Road
Atlanta, GA 30345

14043820100
Programs:
Cosmetology

2615 George Busbee Parkway
Kennesaw, GA 30144

17708847292
Programs:
Cosmetology, Cosmetology Teacher Training

1455 Pleasant Hill Road
Lawrenceville, GA 30044

17708846966
Programs:
Cosmetology

1958 Mount Zion Road
Morrow, GA 30260

18009204593
Programs:
Cosmetology

900 Flat Shoals Road Southeast
Conyers, GA 30094

17709227653
Programs:
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Massage Therapy

2450 Piedmont Road
Atlanta, GA 30324

14047366777
Programs:
Cosmetology, Cosmetology Teacher Training, Esthetics, Makeup Artistry

615 Ernest W Barrett Parkway
Kennesaw, GA 30144

17706355750
Programs:
Cosmetology, Cosmetology Teacher Training, Esthetics, Makeup Artistry

7840 Roswell Road
Sandy Springs, GA 30350

14048431005
Programs:
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Massage Therapy
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5D Beauty Academy

3121 Maple Street
Atlanta, GA 30305

Academy of Advanced Cosmetics

2662 Holcomb Bridge Road
Alpharetta, GA 30022

Allure Beauty School

4230 Lawrenceville Highway Northwest
Lilburn, GA 30047

Apex Beauty & Barber Academy

6011 Memorial Drive
Stone Mountain, GA 30088

Atlanta Beauty & Barber Academy – Accredited

6088 Buford Highway
Doraville, GA 30340

Atlanta Technical College

1560 Metropolitan Parkway Southwest
Atlanta, GA 30310

CEI Hair Schools

171 Auburn Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30303

Chattahoochee Technical College

980 South Cobb Drive Southeast
Marietta, GA 30060

D’Most Beauty and Body Institute

1391 Veterans Memorial Highway Soutwest
Mableton, GA 30126

Do-Zia's Beauty School

2135 Main Street East
Snellville, GA 30078

Elaine Sterling Institute – Accredited

3393 Peachtree Road Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30326

Georgia Beauty School

4771 Britt Road
Norcross, GA 30093

Georgia Piedmont Technical College

495 North Indian Creek Drive
Clarkston, GA 30021

Golden Razor Academy of Cosmetology – Accredited

7209 Turner Lake Road
Covington, GA 30014

Gwinnett Technical College

5150 Sugarloaf Parkway
Lawrenceville, GA 30043

Hogan Institute of Cosmetology & Esthetics – Accredited

495 Indian Trail Road Northwest
Lilburn, GA 30047

Industry Makeup School

948 Marietta Street Northwest
Atlanta, GA 30318

Just Wink Academy

3655 Roswell Road
Atlanta, GA 30342

K-Beauty School

3751 Venture Drive Suite 240
Duluth, GA 30096

Keune Academy by 124 – Accredited

755 Lawrenceville-Suwannee Road Bldg 1300
Lawrenceville, GA 30043

Lanier Technical College

2535 Lanier Tech Drive
Gainesville, GA 30507

Lovett Beauty School – Accredited

5388 Jonesboro Road
Lake City, GA 30260

Lovett Beauty School

6057 Oakbrook Parkway
Norcross, GA 30093

MAK Beauty Institute – Accredited

3980 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard
Cumming, GA 30040

MAK Beauty Institute – Accredited

570 Lakeland Plaza
Duluth, GA 30096

Millennium Beauty Institute – Accredited

1300 Indian Trail Lilburn Road
Norcross, GA 30093

Minks Beauty Institute

4651 Roswell Road
Atlanta, GA 30342

NP Beauty Institute

192-B West Campground Road
McDonough, GA 30253

Paul Mitchell – Accredited

887 West Marietta Street
Atlanta, GA 30318

Paul Mitchell – Accredited

1003 Mansell Road
Roswell, GA 30076

Premiere Beauty & Barber College

4193 Snapfinger Woods Drive
Decatur, GA 30035

Pro Way Hair School – Accredited

5684 Memorial Drive
Stone Mountain, GA 30083

School of Cosmetology

1630 Pleasant Hill Road
Duluth, GA 30096

School of Glamology

2555 Delk Road Southeast
Marietta, GA 30067

Shawntay's School of Creative Nails – Accredited

2752 East Ponce De Leon Avenue
Decatur, GA 30030

Shearz Institute

560 Thornton Road
Lithia Springs, GA 30122

Southern Crescent Technical College

501 Varsity Road
Griffin, GA 30223

Touched By An Angel Beauty School

2807 Georgia 138
Jonesboro, GA 30236

Universal Talent Beauty & Cosmetology Academy

4405 International Boulevard Northwest
Norcross, GA 30093

Virtual Beauty Esthetics & Makeup School

368 West Pike Street
Lawrenceville, GA 30046

West Georgia Technical College

176 Murphy Campus Boulevard
Waco, GA 30182
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