Cosmetology to Barber Course Overview

Cosmetology to Barber Program

The curriculum for students enrolled in the Cosmo to Barber Crossover course for cosmetologists shall consist of five hundred (600) hours of technical instruction and practical operations covering all those barber practices that are NOT a part of the required training or practice of a cosmetologist. The primary purpose of this course is to train the students in the basic manipulative skills on shaving, rest facials, safety judgments, proper protocol and haircutting techniques to pass the State Board Examination and for competency in job entry level positions in barbering or related career field.

Course Goals

The barber crossover course for cosmetologists is designed to prepare students to pass the State Licensing examination and to secure employment in the barbering or other related career field.


Upon completion of the course requirements, a student graduate will be able to:

    1. Perform the basic manipulative skills such as: clipper cutting, shavings, shaping, rest facials etc.
    2. Understand sterilization and sanitation procedures.
    3. Understand employer- employee relationship and respect the need to deliver worthy service for value received.
    4. . Practice proper grooming, effective communication skills, visual poise, professional ethics, and salesmanship.
    5. Have a better understanding of the Louisiana State Barber Board Rules and Regulations.

When a student has completed the 500 hours, the required theory hours and practical operations in Barbering, with a GPA of ā€œCā€ (70%) or better, the student is awarded a diploma certifying their graduation. The school will assist the student in completing the necessary documents to file for the appropriate State of Louisiana Barbering Board examination. All institutional charges must be paid in full prior to graduation.

How much will it cost?

School Supplies, Kit, and Tuition Costs

Tuition: $5,000.00
Registration Fee (nonrefundable): $110.00
Student License Fee (nonrefundable): $90.00
State Board Exam Fee (nonrefundable): $50
Books and Supplies: $650.00
Kit: $600.00
Technology Fee: $390.00
Student Activity Fee: $750.00
Uniform Fee: $100.00
Locker Fee: $25.00
Drop Fee: $110.00

How long will it take?

Commitment to Complete Program: 600 hours

When can I get started?

Ready to get started? Here are our upcoming start dates for this program:

Please check back later for class start dates.

Required Textbooks

Students are responsible to purchase a Personal Kit at an additional cost to the tuition. Please note that students are responsible for the purchase of stationary supplies.

Required Textbooks

  • 1 Milady Standard Barbering, 6th edition, ISBN 9781305100558,

Your Future Starts Here

Join our group of passionate students towards a career in the hair industry as a Barber Stylist. We have day and evening classes to accommodate your busy schedule.