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Who is a qualified Cosmetologist?
In the State of Indiana a cosmetologist must complete a program of not less than 1500 hours, graduate from an approved school, and obtain a license from the State of Indiana.
What does a Cosmetologist Do?
A successful cosmetologist has the professional skills, academic and technical education to provide cosmetic services to the client. Basic skills provided are shampooing, scalp massage, hair coloring, hair dressing, facials, makeup, manicure and pedicure. Advanced studies can include, but not be limited to artificial nails, waxing, advanced cut/color and designing and airbrushed makeup.
Where can a Cosmetologist work?
A licensed cosmetologist is in demand! Indiana offers self – employment with the newly licensed Mobile Salon Opportunity!
Employment can be found in salons, spas, day spas, hotels, cruise ships, and resorts. For those that continue to learn, employment can be found in education, demonstration and platform work.
When and how can I find employment?
There is no charge for DR alumni employment referrals.
Employment with the proper certification can be yours within 30 days of graduation.
Gainful Employment Disclosures:
Program Details:
  • Program Requirements
    High School Diploma/GED
    Interview, Tour, Class Observation and Orientation.
  • Program Length
    1500 Clock Hours
  • Program Cost
    $18,300
    Price includes books & equipment.
    No deposit required.
  • Program Begins
    Cosmetology classes begin monthly.
  • Graduation
    A diploma is issued at graduation.
  • Licensing
    Application can be submitted immediately upon graduation. A license is obtained and maintained through the State of Indiana.

Who is a qualified Aesthetician?
In the State of Indiana an aesthetician must complete a program of not less than 700 hours, graduate from an approved school, and obtain a license from the State of Indiana.
What does an Aesthetician Do?
A successful aesthetician or esthetician has the professional skills, academic and technical education to provide cosmetic services to the client using such basic skills as cleansing, massage, face mapping, facial treatments, desincrustation, high frequency, galvanic applications, facial and body waxing, hair removal, and facial make up. Advanced studies can include, but not be limited to back facials, body massage, micro-dermabrasion, chemical peels, airbrushed makeup. Postgraduate studies can include permanent makeup, permanent lashes and electrolysis.
Where can an Aesthetician work?
A licensed aesthetician is in demand! Indiana offers self- employment with the newly licensed Mobile Salon Opportunity!
Aesthetics / Esthetics employment opportunites can be found in salons, spas, day spas, hotels, cruise ships, and resorts. For those that continue to learn, employment can be found in education, demonstration and platform work.
When and how can I find employment?
There is no charge for DR alumni employment referrals.
Employment with a license can be yours within 30 days of graduation.
Gainful Employment Disclosure:
Program Details:
  • Program Requirements
    High School Diploma/GED
    Interview, Tour, Class Observation and Orientation.
  • Program Length
    900 Clock Hours
  • Program Cost
    $14,800
    Price includes books & equipment.
    No deposit required.
  • Program Begins
    Aesthetics classes begin quarterly throughout the year.
  • Graduation
    A diploma is issued at graduation.
  • Licensing
    Application can be submitted immediately upon graduation. A license is obtained and maintained through the State of Indiana.

Who is a qualified Massage Therapist?
In the State of Indiana a Massage Therapist must complete a program of not less than 500 clinical hours, graduate from an approved school, obtain a Massage Therapy Certificate and successfully pass the National Certification Exam.
What does a Massage Therapist Do?
A successful massage therapist has the professional skills, academic and technical education and manual dexterity skills to provide both relaxation massage and corrective protocols that benefit the human body.
Where can a Massage Therapist work?
Nationally Certified Massage Therapists are in demand! Indiana offers self- employment with the newly licensed Mobile Salon Opportunity! Employment can be found in day spas, hotels, cruise ships, and resorts. For those that continue to learn, employment can be found in hospitals, convalescent homes and physical rehabilitation clinics. Class credit conversions for Licensed Aestheticians. Ask us more!
When and how can I find employment?
There is no charge for DR alumni employment referrals.
Employment with the proper certification can be yours within 30 days of graduation.
Gainful Employment Disclosure:
Program Details:
  • Program Requirements
    High School Diploma/GED
    Interview, Tour, Class Observation and Orientation.
  • Program Length
    750 Clock Hours
  • Program Cost
    $9,150
    Price includes books & equipment.
    No deposit required.
  • Program Begins
    Massage Therapy classes begin quarterly throughout the year.
  • Graduation
    A diploma is issued at graduation.
    Certification is obtained from the State of Indiana after successful completion of the National Exams.

Who is a qualified Manicurist?
In the State of Indiana a manicurist must complete a program of not less than 450 hours, graduate from an approved school, and obtain a license from the State of Indiana.
What does a Manicurist Do?
A successful manicurist or nail technician has the professional skills, academic and technical education to provide cosmetic services to the client using such basic skills as cleansing, massage, pedicure, spa manicure and pedicure and artificial nails. Advanced studies can include, but not be limited to reflexology, feet mapping, airbrushing, 14 day polish and art design.
Where can a Manicurist work?
A licensed manicurist is in demand! Indiana offers self employment with the newly licensed Mobile Salon Opportunity!.
Manicuring or nail tech employment opportunities can be found in salons, spas, day spas, hotels, cruise ships, and resorts. For those that continue to learn, employment can be found in education, demonstration and platform work.
When and how can I find employment?
There is no charge for DR alumni employment referrals.
Employment with a license can be yours within 30 days of graduation.
Gainful Employment Disclosure:
Program Details:
  • Program Requirements
    High School Diploma/GED
    Interview, Tour, Class Observation and Orientation.
  • Program Length
    600 Clock Hours
  • Program Cost
    $9,000
    Price includes books & equipment.
    No deposit required.
  • Program Begins
    Manicuring classes begin quarterly throughout the year.
  • Graduation
    A diploma is issued at graduation.
  • Licensing
    Application can be submitted immediately upon graduation. A license is obtained and maintained through the State of Indiana.

Who is a qualified Instructor?
In the State of Indiana an instructor must complete a program of not less than 1000 hours, graduate from an approved school, and obtain a license from the State of Indiana.
What does an Instructor Do?
A successful instructor has the professional skills, academic and technical education to provide education in a public/ private school as well as for manufactures and companies within the cosmetology industry.
Where can an Instructor work?
A licensed instructor that holds multiple undergraduates licenses is in demand!
Employment can be found in large corporations, private companies, public schools and private schools,. Educators with a license to teach can also be to do demonstration and platform work.
When and how can I find employment?
There is no charge for DR alumni employment referrals.
Employment with a license can be yours within 30 days of graduation.
Gainful Employment Disclosure:
Program Details:
  • Program Requirements
    High School Diploma/GED and program dependent license
    Interview, Tour, Class Observation and Orientation.
  • Program Length
    1000 Clock Hours
  • Program Cost
    $8,100
    Price includes books.
    No deposit required.
  • Program Begins
    Instructor classes begin monthly.
  • Graduation
    A diploma is issued at graduation.
  • Licensing
    Application can be submitted immediately upon graduation. A license is obtained and maintained through the State of Indiana.

What is Continuing Education?
Continuing Education is advanced training in the program dependent licensure you have already completed. Continuing Education is not required in the state of Indiana at this time.
What does Continuing Education Accomplish?
Continuing Education helps enhance your professional skills, academic and technical education. It will boost your overall career, allow you to be more marketable for employment opportunities, give you necessary educational training for multiple state reciprocity and benefit you by staying current in our ever changing industry.
When and how can I find employment?
There is no charge for DR alumni employment referrals.
Employment with a license can be yours within 30 days of graduation.
Program Details:
  • Requirements
    High School Diploma/GED & Program Dependent Licensure
    Interview, Tour, Class Observation and Orientation.
  • Program Length
    4 Clock Hour Time Blocks – Packages to be discussed prior to enrollment.
  • Graduation
    Continuing Education Certification upon completion

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