COSMETOLOGY

2015 CLASS START DATES

August 17th
September 28th
November 9th

Nova is a top notch school where all instructors and staff are dedicated to top of the line education and student success. I am so glad I took this step and that I did it through Nova!

Sharesa GolishCosmetology Student

I had a great experience here at Nova! It’s a wonderful staff and great teaching! Absolutely loved the atmosphere! I was always excited to come to school!

Kylie CanterburgCosmetology Student

I enjoyed every bit of school. I highly recommend Nova as an excellent choice of school for this industry as they give you more than enough information and knowledge to set you apart and get you far into the world of hair and skin.

Megan MilbrandtCosmetology and Esthiology Student

THE COSMETOLOGY COURSE CURRICULUM

    The cosmetology programs content is 420 hours of instruction in applied sciences and skills in hair sculpture, design, color and permanent waves, manicures, facials, make-up, and pedicures. A total of 1130 hours of planned clinical instruction in the applied sciences and experience in hair sculpture, design, color, permanent waves, manicures, facials, make-up, and pedicures are required. Upon completion of training, you will have completed the number of hours required by the State of Minnesota in coordinated theory and practical experience in the applied sciences of cosmetology, to be eligible to take the Minnesota State Licensing Exam to become a Cosmetologist.

LENGTH OF COSMETOLOGY COURSE

    A full-time cosmetology student must complete this course in 51 weeks, and the part-time student must complete the course in 85 weeks.  The course is comprised of 1550 hours of instruction.  Students are taught instruction techniques and methods through the Milady text books, hands on demonstration, and guest speakers.  Experienced and licensed instructors teach all classes.  Students are evaluated on subjects through written theory exams, assignments and practical exams completed either on an assigned mannequin or live model.
    HOURS BREAKDOWN
  • 420 Theory
  • 1330 Practical
  • 1550 Total Course Hours

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

    Nova Academy strives to draw out the future cosmetology professional’s best technical and professional skills necessary to excel in their chosen career path.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Cosmetologist
  • Freelance Artist
  • Platform Artist
  • Sales Rep
  • Hair & Makeup for T.V. Movie Performing Arts
  • Medical Aesthetician
  • Makeup Artist
  • Skin Care Specialist
  • Hair Removal Specialist
  • Consultant
  • Instructor
  • Manager
  • Spa Owner
  • Beauty Editor
  • Sales Representative
  • State Board Member
  • State Board Inspector
  • State Board Examiner

WHERE YOU MIGHT PRACTICE YOUR CAREER

  • Salon or Spa
  • Medical Spa
  • Fitness Club
  • Cruise Ship or Resort
  • Trade Shows
  • Runway Shows
  • Magazine
  • Own your own business

PROGRAM COST

  • REGISTRATION FEE
  • $50
  • KIT FEE
  • $3,350
  • TUITION FEE
  • $15,500
  • TOTAL
  • $18,900

READY TO GET STARTED?

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