Cosmetology Teacher Training in Massachusetts

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How to Become a Cosmetology Teacher in Massachusetts

Massachusetts Cosmetology Teacher Training At a Glance
  • 2 Years education hours are required to become licensed.
  • You must renew your license every 1 year.
  • 0 continuing education hours are required to renew your license.
  • Average salary for teacher training in Massachusetts is $54,640 .
  • There is a predicted 5.0% job increase between 2012 - 2022.

When Massachusetts approved mobile manicurists in 2015, we knew this state had an entrepreneur's spirit in the cosmetology arts. Do you want to use your professional beauty skills to inspire a cool idea or concept that creates the next big buzz? Of course you do! That's every cosmetology instructor's dream. So let's figure out what you need to do to pursue a career as a teacher. It doesn't matter if you want to work full or part-time, or teach makeup, barbering or massage; you'll need to enroll in a cosmetology teacher training program first. If you're ready to move forward and view your options — then simply scroll down to see the listing of beauty schools near you. We also have a handy search box at the top of the page that makes it easy to contact nearby beauty schools too. But, if you're just looking for quick information to help you get your mind wrapped around the cosmetology teacher requirements, then keep reading. Good luck on your transition from behind the chair to the front of the classroom!

State License Requirements

2 Years Education Hours

Required to earn a teacher training license

Massachusetts cosmetology instructors need previous education and work experience in this field. You need a current cosmetology license and at least two years of work experience as a cosmetologist. The application fee is $136. Passing the practical and written exams allows you to become licensed as a cosmetology instructor.

Education Details

The right Massachusetts cosmetology instructor program should include a mix of courses and learning outcomes that can help you inspire your students to reach their goals. This will come from courses that teach you the best methods for teaching students with different personalities and styles of learning. When you receive information from the beauty schools in your area about teacher training, the first thing you should do is compare the courses and goals for each one.

Massachusetts's teacher training course topics:

  • Curriculum design
  • Learning styles
  • Teaching methods
  • Student retention

License Renewal

1 Year

License renewal period

0 Hours

Continuing education required

Becoming a cosmetology instructor in the state of Massachusetts requires a standard cosmetology license from the state. Additionally, you must complete two years of experience as a junior instructor practitioner in the field, in order to qualify. However, you are not required to take continuing education courses are part of maintaining your license in this state. The renewal period is every two years by your birthday, and includes a $68 renewal fee that you will process through the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Cosmetology and Barbering.

Massachusetts Teacher Training Careers


Average yearly salary for teacher training in Massachusetts

The Job Outlook for a Beauty School Instructor in Massachusetts appears to have some room for growth. Beauty School Instructors can expect little to no competition in the MA market and should consider specializing to easily promote instruction strengths. With a location quotient of 0.79 and an average annual wage of $54,640, Massachusetts is considered to have a lower employment level for this occupation, but with a decent wage.

Contact the Massachusetts State Board of Cosmetology

Board of Registration of Cosmetology and Barbering
Teacher Training

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