Programs Offered

Cosmetology / Teacher Training / Esthetics / Nail Technology

In the School's Words

In the School's Words

Michigan College of Beauty, one of the first Pivot Point member schools, was founded in 1965 by Mr. Armand Dagenais. Mr. Armand, a hairstylist and salon owner, dedicated himself to providing the best training possible for individuals entering the beauty industry.

Michigan College of Beauty is licensed by State of Michigan Board of Cosmetology. Our free standing main building was built in 1988, has 11,000 square feet of space, and is designed and equipped for Cosmetology, Manicuring, and Esthetics training. Additional 7,000 square feet of classroom space, located 1/4 mile from the main building, was constructed in 2001. Both facilities are handicap accessible.

Accredited by National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Art & Sciences (NACCAS), financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Classes are available on a full time or part time basis, with day or evening schedules. To receive information on any of our programs, contact us.

Our Commitment:

  • We are dedicated to the successful future of our students, staff, and the salon industry.
  • Our clients can count on exceptional service and value.
  • We bring integrity to all aspects of our business.
  • Continual growth and development is our foundation.
  • Teamwork is the heart of it all...the key to fulfilling our vision.

Our Programs

Cosmetology

Using the Pivot Point training and educational systems, the Cosmetology course is designed to train and prepare students for professional employment in hair styling, hair coloring, permanent waving, hair cutting, manicuring, and esthetics.

The students are taught employability skills for entry into the beauty industry and are prepared for state licensing examination.

Classes are available on a full time or part time basis, with day or evening schedules.

Manicuring

The manicuring course is designed to prepare students for employment as professional manicurists. The students are taught employability skills and are prepared for state licensing examination.

Classes are available on a full time or part time basis, with day or evening schedules.

Esthetics

The esthetics course is designed to prepare students for professional employment performing facials, body treatments, make-up artistry, and temporary hair removal. The students are taught employability skills and are prepared for state licensing examination.

Classes are available on a full time or part time basis, with day or evening schedules.

Dermalogica professional product line, researched and developed by the International Dermal Institute, is used in the classrooms and on the clinic for services. Using only the finest ingredients available, all products are non-comedogenic and contain no occlusive mineral oil or lanolin, no irritating artificial colors or fragrance, and no drying S.D. alcohol or formaldehyde.

Dermalogica is among the most selected brands among professional skin care therapists in the United States, with more than 3,500 skin care centers carrying the line and many thousands more in Europe, Asia, and Australia.

Cosmetology Instructor Training

The cosmetology instructor training course is designed to prepare a licensed cosmetologist to instruct all phases of the basic cosmetology curriculum in a licensed school. The students are taught employability skills and are prepared for state licensing examination.

Financial Aid

Michigan College of Beauty is nationally accredited by National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts and Science (NACCAS), who is recognized by the United States Department of Education as a national accrediting agency for post secondary schools and programs of cosmetology arts and sciences.

Having met the standards set by NACCAS, Government Pell Grants and Direct Student Loans are available to those who qualify. To find out whether you qualify, please contact us.

Editor's Description

Michigan College of Beauty, founded in 1965, has the distinction of being among the first Pivot Point member schools. Created by international, award-winning hair designer Leo Passage, Pivot Point's more than 2,000 member schools emphasize how and why hair design fosters creativity and the ability to adapt.

Students may attend courses during the day or evening, on a full- or part-time basis. Former students rave about the quality of instruction that instills confidence in graduates, experience in its busy salon, highly trained instructors, and caring environment. Graduate Nicole writes, "This school is absolutely AMAZING … The staff are super personable and down to earth and made learning so easy. They truly care about you and your education."

Its programs include cosmetology (1,500 hours, or 12 months), nail technician (600 hours, or five months), esthetics (600 hours, or 5.5 months), and instructor training (600 hours).

Programs

Michigan College of Beauty - Troy offers the following programs:

Cosmetology / Teacher Training / Esthetics / Nail Technology

Cosmetology

Program Length 1,500 hours
Average Completion 13 months
Program Tuition $21,500

Nail Technology

Program Length 600 hours
Average Completion 6 months
Program Tuition $11,000

Esthetics

Program Length 600 hours
Average Completion 6 months
Program Tuition $11,500

Beauty Instructor

Program Length 600 hours
Average Completion 6 months
Program Tuition $10,000

About This School

Accreditation or State Approval

One or more programs offered at this school is accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Accredited programs qualify graduates for applicable state licensing. In addition, accredited schools typically can offer more financial aid options, including federal financial aid. Learn more about accreditation and approval.

Admissions

To apply to this school, there is a $100 application fee.

Financial Aid

77% of students received financial aid

On average, students received $8,061 in financial aid.

Student Body

Gender Ratio

96% female, 4% male

Race / Ethnicity Ratio

45% white, 2% Hispanic / Latino, 44% African American, 1% Asian American

323 students are enrolled in this school

Contact This School

3498 Rochester Road, Troy, MI 48083

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Page last updated: 01/02/2024