Cosmetology Schools Near Biloxi / Gulfport

If you’re interested in becoming a cosmetologist in Mississippi, consider the cities of Gulfport (the second-largest city in the state) or nearby Biloxi. Located alongside the Gulf Coast, the area is home to nearly 120 wedding venues, perfect for aspiring beauticians who want to help bridal parties look their best. 

Cosmetologists in the Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS, area earned a mean annual salary of $34,360 ($16.52 per hour) as of 2019. That’s above the mean 2019 salary across the state, which was $31,210 ($15.00 per hour). The number of jobs for cosmetologists in Mississippi is expected to grow by 6% between 2016 and 2026.

To become a licensed cosmetologist in Mississippi, you need to earn 1,500 hours of training in at least nine months, plus pass licensing tests and pay a $183 fee. The schools below could help you earn your training hours and prepare you for success on your exams.

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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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12251 Bernard Parkway
Gulfport, MS 39503

(228) 896-9727
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Massage Therapy, Continuing Education

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Chris Beauty College – Accredited

1265 Pass Road
Gulfport, MS 39501

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College - Long Beach – Accredited

21500 B Street
Long Beach, MS 39560
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