Cosmetology Teacher Training in Tennessee

Browse our directory of cosmetology teacher schools in Tennessee, or skip ahead to learn about the state's teacher licensing requirements and job outlook.

Browse All Teacher Training in Tennessee

For School Owners

Don't see your school listed? Want to discuss becoming a featured school in the directory? Contact us to learn more.

7106 Moore's Lane
Brentwood, TN 37027

(615) 612-0499
Cosmetology, Teacher Training, Esthetics

1433 Hollywood Drive
Jackson, TN 38301

(731) 240-6246
Cosmetology, Teacher Training

568 Colonial Road
Memphis, TN 38117

(901) 244-2751
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Teacher Training

Find Cosmetology Schools Near You

Austin's Beauty College Inc – Accredited

585A South Riverside Drive
Clarksville, TN 37040

Bella Donna's Academy

364 Revere Street
Kingsport, TN 37660

Career Beauty College – Accredited

113 South Military Avenue
Lawrenceburg, TN 38464

Chattanooga College Medical Dental and Technical Careers – Accredited

248 Northgate Mall Drive
Chattanooga, TN 37415

Elite College of Cosmetology – Accredited

459 North Main Street
Lexington, TN 38351

Franklin Hair Academy School of Cosmetology – Accredited

595 Hillsboro Road Suite 325
Franklin, TN 37064

Global Beauty and Barber Institute – Accredited

907 Rivergate Parkway Suite B-1
Goodlettsville, TN 37072

Goshen School of Cosmetology – Accredited

7680 Polo Grounds Boulevard
Memphis, TN 38125

Gould's Academy – Accredited

8000 U.S. Highway 64
Bartlett, TN 38133

Gould's Academy – Accredited

1203 Ridgeway Road #203
Memphis, TN 38119

Last Minute Cuts School of Barbering and Cosmetology – Accredited

2195 South Third Street
Memphis, TN 38109

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 Suite L200
Murfreesboro, TN 37129

Paul Mitchell The School Nashville – Accredited

235 East Main Suite 200 Suite 200
Hendersonville, TN 37075

Queen City College – Accredited

1594 Fort Campbell Boulevard
Clarksville, TN 37042

Sandra Academy of Salon Services, Inc – Accredited

907 Main Street
New Tazewell, TN 37825

Shear Perfection Academy of Cosmetology – Accredited

5620 Nolensville Pike
Nashville, TN 37211

Tennessee College of Applied Technology – Accredited

813 West Main
Hohenwald, TN 38462

Tennessee College of Applied Technology – Accredited

740 Hi Tech Drive
Livingston, TN 38570

The Hair Academy – Accredited

513 West College Street
Fayetteville, TN 37334

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
Teacher Training

How to Become a Cosmetology Teacher in Your State