In the School's Words
Hollywood Institute of Beauty Careers was founded in 1974 with the goal of providing professional training in Cosmetology Arts and related Beauty, Health and Wellness career fields. For more than 40 years, Hollywood Institute of Beauty Careers has remained on the cutting edge of the Cosmetology industry by continuously updating its curriculum and program offerings to better serve its students.
Hollywood Institute of Beauty Careers is licensed by the Commission for Independent Education (CIE), Florida Department of Education and is nationally accredited by NACCAS (National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences).
Using the Pivot Point method of education, our instructors allow students to explore their creativity while learning the most innovative techniques in the Beauty industry.
Hollywood Institute of Beauty Careers provides a quality career-oriented education through the active participation of its graduates, faculty, staff, advisory board and community.
Hollywood Institute of Beauty Careers has three convenient locations serving you in Florida:
- West Palm Beach
The objective in the Cosmetology program is to train students in the skills needed to meet the competencies for the examination required by the State Board of Cosmetology. Using the Pivot Point approach to education, instructors train students to think and act like designers. Students learn the theory behind Cosmetology and the practical skills necessary to succeed in the Beauty industry.
The Nail Technology program concentrates on the care and beautification of the nails on the hands and feet. The objective of this class is to provide comprehensive training in the field of Nail Technology and to successfully complete the State and school requirements to become eligible for registration as a nail specialist with the Board of Cosmetology (DBPR).
The Skin Care program concentrates on the care of the skin and the different techniques used in the areas of Skin Care. This program is designed for the student who wishes to specialize in Skin Care. Topics include Make-up application, Hair Removal, Facials and more.
The Massage Therapy program is designed to qualify graduates for entry-level employment in a Health Care setting, Spa environment or as an independent practitioner. Students are taught manual techniques to manipulate the soft tissue structures of the body to prevent and alleviate pain, discomfort, muscle spasm, and stress; and to promote health and wellness. Topics include Anatomy, Physiology, Massage Theory, Florida Law, HIV/AIDS education, Hydrotherapy, Eastern and Allied modalities. Students gain hands-on experience through clinical applications and a positive learning environment that involves small classes.
This program is designed to train students in permanent hair removal by Electrology. The course is designed to give the students a thorough entry-level preparation to work in the field of Electrology. The modern short wave, blend, and galvanic methods are taught in small classes and students gain hands-on experience through clinical applications. Our Electrology program also educates students in the theory and practical application of laser and light-assisted hair growth delay.
The Barber program teaches theory, lab and hands on practice in shaving, hot towel, beard design, hair sculpting, hair design and hair color. Students will learn the state law that governs barbering and sterilization and will be eligible to sit for the state Barber licensure examination, which upon successful completion, will qualify graduates to work as Barbers in Florida.
Dual programs are also available.
Financial Aid and VA benefits are available for those who qualify
Hollywood Institute of Beauty Careers is approved by the U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to accept non-immigrant students' applications in order that he/she may apply for the M-1 student Visa.
Information regarding placement and completion rates, tuition, fees and other important information can be found at www.hi.edu in accordance with 34 C.F.R. 668.6.
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Hollywood Institute of Beauty Careers - West Palm Beach offers the following programs.
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47% of students received financial aid
On average, students received $3,966 in financial aid.
80% female, 20% male
Race / Ethnicity Ratio
6% white, 39% Hispanic / Latino, 35% African American, 1% Asian American
278 students are enrolled in this school
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