Use your flair for hair to help others express themselves.

The Power of Hair

Few things can freshen your look or boost your confidence quicker than a new haircut, color or style. Hair gives you the power to express yourself and your unique style. Whether classic, edgy, trendy or somewhere in between, our hair says something about us.

Provide Service with Confidence

At Minnesota School of Cosmetology (MSC), you will receive the hands-on training you need to help others convey their personality and feel self-assured in just a single visit to the salon. Our program focuses on both the art and science of hair, so you are able to deliver the best end result for each individual client. You will learn about the chemical composition of hair and disorders that can affect it. You will also learn the art of hair design, treatments, chemical texturizing, colors and foils from licensed and industry-experienced instructors.

Once you master those techniques, we provide advanced training in services such as extensions and paint-betweens.

Hands-On, Real-World Training

At MSC, you will have the opportunity to put your skills to use on our busy clinic floor working with diverse clientele who have a variety of hair types and styles. You’ll graduate with the valuable real-world experience you need for a successful career.

Some of the courses you will take and hair techniques you will learn include:

    • Designing for Men
    • Creating Harmony between Hairstyle and Facial Structure
    • Understanding Shampoo and Conditioner
    • Haircutting and Hairstyling
    • Clippers and Trimmers
    • Pin Curls and Roller Curls
    • Thermal Hairstyling
    • Braiding and Braid Extensions
    • Wigs and Hair Additions
    • Chemical Texture Services
    • Chemical Hair Relaxers
    • Hair coloring Applications and Special Effects

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10-Month Cosmetology Diploma

National Accrediting Commission Find out what MSC can do for you. Be sure to ask about our hands-on applied learning, scholarships opportunities and ongoing career assistance.

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