Cosmetology Teacher Training in Tennessee

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248 Northgate Mall Drive
Chattanooga, TN 37415

Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Teacher Training

7106 Moores Lane Suite A
Brentwood, TN 37027

(615) 353-8333
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Teacher Training

1433 Hollywood Drive
Jackson, TN 38301

(731) 427-6642
Cosmetology, Nail Technology, Teacher Training

568 Colonial Road
Memphis, TN 38117

(901) 761-1888
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Teacher Training

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Agape' Institute of Esthiology – Accredited

4107 Mallory Lane Suite 202
Franklin, TN 37067

Aspire Barber and Beauty Academy – Accredited

670a South Jefferson Avenue
Cookeville, TN 38501

Austin's Beauty College – Accredited

585 South Riverside Drive
Clarksville, TN 37040

Barber School 1 – Accredited

77 Carriage House Drive Suite J
Jackson, TN 38305

Bella Donna's Academy – Accredited

364 Revere Street
Kingsport, TN 37660

CDRS Academy of Beauty – Accredited

400 Madison Street
Clarksville, TN 37040

Center Stage Beauty Academy – Accredited

200 East Broadway Avenue Suite 500
Maryville, TN 37804

Chattanooga State Community College

4501 Amnicola Highway
Chattanooga, TN 37406

Crown Cutz Academy – Accredited

809 North Roan Street
Johnson City, TN 37601

DCI Academy School of Cosmetology – Accredited

3525 Ridge Meadow Parkway Suite 102
Memphis, TN 38115

Faded University Barber College – Accredited

113 Front Street
Smyrna, TN 37167

Franklin Hair Academy School of Cosmetology – Accredited

595 Hillsboro Road Suite 325
Franklin, TN 37064

Global Beauty and Barber Institute

907 Rivergate Parkway Suite B-1
Goodlettsville, TN 37072

Goshen School of Cosmetology - Memphis – Accredited

7680 Polo Grounds Boulevard
Memphis, TN 38125

Gould's Academy - Bartlett – Accredited

8000 U.S. Highway 64 Suite 108
Bartlett, TN 38133

Gould's Academy - Memphis – Accredited

1203 Ridgeway Road Suite 203
Memphis, TN 38119

Halo School of Cosmetology – Accredited

210 East Economy Road
Morristown, TN 37814

Jacqui's Global Cosmetology & Barber Academy

900 College Street
Clarksville, TN 37040

Jewels & Gems Institute of Beauty

1117 South Main Street
Milan, TN 38358

K.O. Barber Academy – Accredited

1952 West Morris Boulevard
Morristown, TN 37814

Kimaura Innovative New Concepts in Cosmetology – Accredited

6061 Appletree Drive Suite 5
Memphis, TN 38115

Kingsport Academy of Hair Design – Accredited

2617 East Center Street
Kingsport, TN 37664

Last Minute Cuts School of Barbering and Cosmetology

2195 South Third Street
Memphis, TN 38109

Lawrenceburg Technical College – Accredited

113 South Military Avenue
Lawrenceburg, TN 38464

Mark Anthony's School Of Cosmetology – Accredited

1810 Shady Book Street Suite 2
Columbia, TN 38401

Paul Mitchell The School Knoxville – Accredited

8380 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919

Paul Mitchell The School Memphis – Accredited

3419 Plaza Avenue
Memphis, TN 38111

Paul Mitchell The School Murfreesboro – Accredited

1720 Old Fort Parkway Suite L200
Murfreesboro, TN 37129

Paul Mitchell The School Nashville – Accredited

235 East Main Street Suite 200
Hendersonville, TN 37075

Premier Cosmetology Academy – Accredited

3410 West Market Street
Johnson City, TN 37604

Sandra Academy of Salon Services – Accredited

907 Main Street
New Tazewell, TN 37825

Shear Perfection Academy of Cosmetology – Accredited

5620 Nolensville Pike
Nashville, TN 37211

Signature Design Beauty Academy – Accredited

211 West Coffee Street
Tullahoma, TN 37388

Students 2 Masters Barber College – Accredited

1750 Frayser Boulevard Suite A
Memphis, TN 38127

Studio 75 Hair Academy – Accredited

4970 Navy Road
Millington, TN 38053

Success Barber College – Accredited

1642 Shelby Drive
Memphis, TN 38116

Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Hohenwald – Accredited

813 West Main
Hohenwald, TN 38462

Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Murfreesboro – Accredited

1303 Old Fort Parkway
Murfreesboro, TN 37129

Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Newbern – Accredited

340 Washington Street
Newbern, TN 38059

Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Ripley – Accredited

127 Industrial Drive
Ripley, TN 38063

Tennessee Institute of Cosmetology – Accredited

2438 East Andrew Johnson Highway
Morristown, TN 37814

Tennessee School of Beauty of Knoxville – Accredited

4704 Western Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37921

The Black Pearl Nail Academy

948 East Brooks Road
Memphis, TN 38116

The Hair Academy - Fayetteville – Accredited

513 College Street West
Fayetteville, TN 37334

The Institute of Beauty – Accredited

2956 Elmore Park Road
Bartlett, TN 38134

The Salon Professional Academy - Nashville – Accredited

2710 Old Lebanon Road Suite 6
Nashville, TN 37214

How to Become a Cosmetology Teacher in Tennessee

Tennessee Cosmetology Teacher Training At a Glance
  • 300 education hours or 1 Year apprenticeship are required to become licensed.
  • You must renew your license every 2 years.
  • 16 continuing education hours are required to renew your license.
  • Average salary for teacher training in Tennessee is $42,320 .
  • There is a predicted 0.6% job increase between 2012 - 2022.

Tennessee has many beauty instructor training programs for students who want to step to the front of the classroom and teach tomorrow's cosmetology professionals. The Hair Design School of Tennessee offers a cosmetology educator program for students who share that goal. In their program, you can learn critical team-building techniques and leadership skills that can inspire your classroom to raise the bar for style in their work. Plus, when you complete many of these programs, you will be well informed and prepared to earn your instructor license.

If you're ready to learn the quick facts about becoming a beauty school instructor in Tennessee, let's narrow your choices right now. Just use the search box at the top of this page or scroll through the list of beauty schools below that offer relevant programs. For many years, we have helped countless students navigate their way towards careers in the beauty industry. And now, we're right here waiting for you to make the next move. Take the next step and speak with advisors at beauty schools near you today.

State License Requirements

300 Education Hours OR 1 Year Apprentice Hours

Required to earn a teacher training license

Education Details

It takes a strong leader and an effective communicator to adapt to a variety of student learning styles, especially when you're at the head of the classroom. Plus, you have to have strong knowledge and skills as a cosmetologist to be the best mentor for students. It's no wonder why you need a broad teacher training curriculum to fully prepare. That's why it's critical to compare courses at each program near you.

Tennessee beauty school teacher training courses:

  • Learning styles
  • Classroom management
  • Leadership
  • License preparation

License Renewal

2 Years

License renewal period

16 Hours

Continuing education required

The renewal process for instructors and practitioners of cosmetology in Tennessee are the same. You will be expected to renew your license every two years before the date your license expires. The fee to renew is currently $50, and will be processed by the Tennessee Board of Cosmetology and Barber Examiners. If you need help with your renewal process, they even have this YouTube video that explains it for you. In addition to the fee, you will be expected to complete 16 continuing education units every two years to maintain good standing with the state.

Tennessee Teacher Training Careers


Average yearly salary for teacher training in Tennessee

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Beauty School Instructors can expect job growth at a rate of 4% through the year 2024, which is a little slower than the average for all other occupations. However, as the demand for hairstylists and other beauty industry professionals continues to grow in Tennessee, so will the need for more beauty school instructors. Beauty School Instructors can expect additional job opportunities in the coming years as the number of postsecondary career and technical institutions increases.

Contact the Tennessee State Board of Cosmetology

Tennessee State Board of Cosmetology and Barber Examiners
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