Cosmetology Teacher Training in Nebraska

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McCook Beauty Academy

201 East C Street
McCook, NE 69001

Xenon Academy – Accredited

804 North Webb Road
Grand Island, NE 68803

Xenon Academy - Omaha – Accredited

8516 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127

How to Become a Cosmetology Teacher in Nebraska

Nebraska Cosmetology Teacher Training At a Glance
  • 925 education hours are required to become licensed.
  • You must renew your license every 2 years.
  • 8 continuing education hours are required to renew your license.
  • Average salary for teacher training in Nebraska is $61,760.
  • There is a predicted 6.8% job increase between 2012 - 2022.

Every cosmetologist needs a great education. Cosmetology instructors are one of the cornerstones of the beauty industry.

If you want to take the next step, learn more about teacher training programs in Nebraska.

State License Requirements

925 Education Hours

Required to earn a teacher training license

The Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services licenses and regulates cosmetology instructors, so you must ensure that you meet their standards before applying for an instructor license. First, you must have a valid cosmetology license, then you must complete a training program of no fewer than 925 hours to start teaching.

Education Details

In a teacher training program in Nebraska, you may learn how to communicate with students and properly convey the Nebraska cosmetology community. You will learn how to teach various cosmetology principles to students, and how to properly critique students' work.

License Renewal

2 Years

License renewal period

8 Hours

Continuing education required

Since Nebraska does not have an official license for instructors, you will need to earn your standard cosmetologist’s license in this state. Additionally, you must accumulate at least 925 hours of training to become an instructor. This state also requires that teachers complete 8 hours of continuing education courses every two years. This helps professionals maintain quality standards and keep up with the skills clients expect. The renewal fee is $118, paid every two years, no later than December 31st to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services.

Nebraska Teacher Training Careers


Average yearly salary for teacher training in Nebraska

Overall, the job outlook is positive for cosmetology instructors in Nebraska. Between 2012 and 2022, O*Net predicts a 10% increase in vocational educational teaching jobs. You may also earn a competitive salary as a cosmetology instructor, as salaries reported in Nebraska tend to be somewhat higher than the national average. Per O*Net, the average salary for a cosmetology instructor is $54,800 per year.

Teaching cosmetology courses can be an extremely rewarding career path, particularly if you are naturally patient and good at communicating with people. As a cosmetology instructor, you may fill a number of roles in your chosen industry. Carol Charbonneau, a cosmetology instructor who works with post-secondary students and secondary students, spends much of her day teaching students. However, she also interacts with clients, coaches students as they work with customers, and ensures that salon standards are being maintained at all times. If you're flexible and willing to adjust to new situations and demands, you could truly thrive as a cosmetology instructor. If you are interested in learning more, take the first step today by contacting teacher training programs in Nebraska directly from our site.

Contact the Nebraska State Board of Cosmetology

Department of Health and Human Services
Teacher Training

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