Cosmetology Schools

Take the first step into entering a career in the beauty industry today.

Why Choose Colleen O’Hara?

  • Small Classes
  • Financial Aid Available
  • Day and Evening Classes Available
  • No Waiting List
  • Accredited by “NACCAS”
  • You Will Be Able To Work Anywhere In The World

At Colleen O’Hara we want to make sure that our graduates are confident and expose them to advance techniques, business knowledge and communication skills. Allow our experienced educators to teach you the fundamentals of cosmetology, barbering, skin therapy, and nail technology.

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Our Goal

At Colleen O’Hara Academy, our goal is to provide the student with the education necessary to not only pass the California State Board licensing exams for Cosmetology, but also to become an asset to the beauty industry. We place emphasis on our students to obtain employment in the Cosmetology field. We are successful when our graduates are successful. That is why Colleen O’Hara Academy continues to be one of the most successful cosmetology schools.

Programs We Offer

Barber/Barber Crossover Program

The Barber Program includes a total of 1500 hours of theory and practical applications. The course content covers both basic and advanced phases of Barbering Hairstyling. The subjects covered in a sequential order include the following: Haircutting, Shaving, Sanitation and Hygiene, Massaging, Shampooing, Facials, Shop Management, Laws and Regulations, Hair Coloring, Hair Relaxing, Hairpieces, Hair Waving and Hair Styling.

Esthetician/Advanced Esthetician Program

The Objective of the Esthetician Program is to develop the student in the practical skills, theoretical knowledge, and professional attitudes necessary for success in the Skin Care profession and to qualify and equip the student to pass the California State Board Licensing Examination and begin a successful career or start their own business.

Makeup Artist Program

The objective is to develop in the student the practical skills, theoretical knowledge, and professional attitudes necessary for success in the makeup profession. The curriculum includes a total of 600 hours of theory and practical applications. This makeup artist program will provide you with all the skills and knowledge you’ll need to be successful in this industry. With this course, you’ll be able to do makeup for special events, weddings, glamour, runway & photography.

Cosmetology Program

The objective of our Cosmetology Program, which is taught in English and Spanish, is to develop in the student the practical skills, theoretical knowledge, and professional attitudes necessary for success in the profession and to qualify and equip the student to pass the California State Board licensing examination. After the graduate has successfully passed their state board exam, they are qualified to work as a licensed cosmetologist in any licensed facility in the state of California. They may cut hair, perform hair styling, perform all phases of manicuring, apply make up and give skin care (within the scope of the license) for profit.

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