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Course cost

Tuition:   $13,608.00

Books & supplies:   $1,337.00

TOTAL:   $14,945.00

Program: Cosmetology

This program is designated to provide students with the required theory and practical skills, to take and pass the State Cosmetology License Examination and engage in the beauty profession.


This program of study is designed to provide the students with the skills to beautify hair through shampooing, hairstyling, hair shaping, hair coloring, permanent waving, and hair relaxing. The program also includes beautifying of the skin, hands and feet.


  • Textbook (Hardcover-English) ISBN-13: 9781285769417
  • Textbook (Hardcover-Spanish) ISBN-13: 9781285772622
  • Theory Workbook (Softcover-English) ISBN-13: 9781285769455
  • Theory Workbook (Softcover-Spanish) ISBN-13: 9781285769462
  • Practical Workbook (Softcover-English) ISBN-13: 9781285769479
  • Practical Workbook (Softcover-Spanish) ISBN-13: 9781285769486
  • MindTap ISBN-13: 9781305632028

Course details

COURSE NAME:   Cosmetology

PROGRAM LENGTH:  Ten (10) months


COST OF PROGRAM:   $14,945.00

PROGRAM CIP:   12.0401

Overall graduation rate:   68%


Job Placement Rate:   72%

note:  Agencies rate reported to council on occupational education (COE)

FBA gives the option/opportunity to purchase textbooks outside from the school, to new enrolled students for the Barber/Stylist, Cosmetology, Nail Technician, Makeup Artistry, Full Specialist, and Facial Specialist Makeup Artistry Programs. The institution will accommodate as such, to allow the students to use subsequent disbursement of Title IV Aid to pay for those funds. For further questions please contact the school financial aid office.

We are a community of creative, innovative and improvisational group of beauty and educational professionals that are following up on the CORONAVIRUS situation.


We strive to stay strong and give you the best possible education we can under the circumstances.


Our school has been approved temporary by the Commission for Independent Education for all programs through Distance Learning, we will resume to on-campus format once the temporary approval ends.


PLE101  -  History, Legal, Ethical and Florida Laws and Rules

176 Clock Hours

This course is an overview of cosmetology law and rules and regulations in relation to consumer protection for both health and economic matters.


4 Clock Hours

This course explains the disease HIV/AIDS, how it affects the body immune system, how it’s spread and prevention.

30 Clock Hours

GSS101  -  General Safety and Sanitation Procedures (Includes Infection Control & First Aid)

This course is designed to teach the students the skills needed to use chemical agents to disinfect implements and equipment in the salon. They will also learn to promote and protect good health in the community.

FMH101  -  Facial, Make-up, and Hair Removal

150 Clock Hours

Students will learn and gain information and knowledge to give a facial massage treatment using oils, creams, lotions, or other preparations to properly protect the client from significant damage. They will also learn to describe chemicals, implements and techniques used in hair removal..

MPN101  -  Manicure, Pedicure & Nail Extensions

90 Clock Hours

Students will acquire the skills necessary to use professional manicuring implements, supplies, procedures, in shaping and polishing the nails, perform pedicures and nail extensions.

STH101  -  Scalp Treatments, Shampoo and Hair Care Rinses

90 Clock Hours

Students will acquire the skills necessary to provide a beneficial service of stimulation to contribute to a healthy scalp. They will also learn to select a specific treatment that will improve the appearance of a client's hair following proper safety precautions in the application procedure, and students will also learn to use shampoo supplies and chemicals in cleansing the scalp and hair in preparation for additional salon services.

HAS101  -  Hair shaping & Styling

390 Clock Hours

This course will teach the students the skills necessary to use hair shaping implements and supplies in cutting the client’s hair in a requested style(s) in specific times between 15 to 30 minutes. The students will also acquire the skills needed to arrange a client’s hair into a style of the client’s choice through the development of dexterity, coordination and strength in creating designs and patterns in the hair.

HAC101  -  Hair Coloring

120 Clock Hours

This course will teach the students the skills necessary to change the client's hair color through the use of semi-permanent, permanent, and lightening products following proper steps to safeguard the client in giving the desired service.

CHE101 – Chemical Waving and Relaxing/Straightening

150 Clock Hours

Students will learn to use professional chemicals and implements in waving and relaxing the hair to make it more manageable and durable for the client from one styling to another.

available schedules

Mornings:   Monday-Friday - 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Evenings:   Monday-Friday - 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM & 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Saturday:   for clinical hours

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15 years, Florida Barber Academy has stood amongst the barber schools in Florida. Our goal is to provide future licensed professionals with a positive environment where creativity is fostered and students are allowed to grow into becoming well rounded professionals within the beauty industry.


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51 N. State Road 7 (441)

Plantation, FL 33317

(Located at the Westgate Plaza. NW corner of 441 and Broward blvd)

(954) 791-1792 Main

Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Saturday:  9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

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