Barber shops are back in style and at International Academy we listen to our community. So in January 2011
we started our first barber training class. Different from Cosmetology
, we will train our students to be well prepared for this renewal of traditional male services.
The Barber Training Program
is 1200 clock hours and takes approximately 9 months to complete with our full time schedule.
Students in this program learn:
- Effective communication skills, visual poise, and proper grooming.
- Delivering worthy service for value in an employer/employee relationship.
- Skills in the areas of hairstyling, hair shaping, hair coloring, texture services, scalp and hair conditioning, shaves, mustache and beard trims, hair pieces.
- Analytical skills to determine the best possible style for each client.
To apply learned theory, technical information, and related matter to assure sound judgments, decisions, and procedures.
Weekly Class Schedule for 1200 Hr Barber Program
Full-time Days: 30 hours per week, 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM, Tuesday through Saturday
Part-time Nights: Minimum of 20 hours per week, 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM, Tuesday through Thursday; plus 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM on Saturday.
2013 Class Start Dates*
January 2, 2013 February 5, 2013 March 12, 2013 April 23, 2013 May 28, 2013
July 2, 2013 August 6, 2013 September 10, 2013 October 15, 2013 November 19, 2013
*Check with the admissions office to ensure class availabilty for each start date.
Student Need to Know Information
Select above to view the most current course information, Student Catalog
or the Student Information Handbook.
Final regulations published in the Federal Register on October 29, 2010, 34CFR-668.6, by the US Dept of Education require institutions that participate in the student financial assistance programs authorized under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (the HEA), to report certain information about students who enrolled in Title IV-eligible educational programs that lead to gainful employment in a recognized occupation (GE Programs).
CIP Code: 12.0401
Credential Level: 01
On-Time Completion Rate for students who completed the Barber program during the most recently completed award year (7/1/2011-6/30/2012):
- On-Time (100%) Completion rate: 19%
- Completers who finsihed satisfactorly within 150% of their program start: 81%
*On Time Completion means perfect attendance every day. Not missing any of your contracted schedule (whether it's full or part time) for any reason ie: illness, work, family issues, vacation, leaves of absence and never being late for school or leaving early for any reason.
-150% of Normal Time is the acceptable maximum timeframe within the US Dept of Education regulations for a student to satisfactorily complete a program.
Median Loan Debt Incurred by for students who completed the Massage Therapy program during the most recently completed award year (7/1/2011-6/30/2012):
Title IV Loan Debt: $13,000.00* If a student elects not to incur the extra debit, $10,260.00
Private Education Loan Debt: $0
Institutional Finance Plans Owed: $0
*Median Loan Debt of $13,000 out of which $2,740 was given back to the student for living expenses.
Tuition & Fees: $15,700.00
Room & Board: not applicable
Books & Supplies: $1760.00
Licensing Costs: $193.00 to $243.00