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About Us

Mission Statement

To provide high standards of education in cosmetology arts and science, in order that state licensure and gainful employment be achieved.


1. Be able to prepare materials and implements for taking State Board Practical exams;

2. Have adequate training and knowledge to pass the State Board Practical exam;

3. Be prepared to take and pass the written exam at State Board though lectures, textbook assignments, testing and evaluation;

4. Have necessary practical and theory skills to gain employment, compete, and be successful in the career of Cosmetology and Esthetics; and

5. Have the knowledge necessary through high standards of education to become members in professional associations or enter career-oriented competitions.


MEMBER Pivot Point International , INC. 1791 W. Howard Street, Chicago, Illinois 60626

LICENSED Missouri State Board of Cosmetology, P O Box 1062, Jefferson City, MO

ACCREDITED National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences, 4401 Ford Avenue
Suite 1300, Alexandria, Virginia 22302-1432

CERTIFIED Missouri Coordinating Board of Higher Education for student loans, 3515 Amazonas Dr.,
Jefferson City, MO

CERTIFIED U. S. Department of Education for Title IV eligibility, Room 3919, Maryland Ave,
Washington D.C.

APPROVED Missouri Department of Elementary-Secondary Education, Veterans Division, P.O. Box 480 Jefferson City, MO

APPROVED Missouri Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, 4141 N. E. Lakewood Way, Lee Summit, MO

MEMBER AACS – Association of Accredited Cosmetology Schools, 901 N. Washington St. #206, Alexandria, VA

MEMBER MACS – Missouri Association of Cosmetology Schools, 4530 Hampton Ave. St. Louis, MO

MEMBER CIDESCO International
Witikonerstrasse 365 CH-8053 Zurich, Switzerland Phone: +41 44 380 0075C

Call us toll-free at 1-855-227-1161

Jefferson City Campus - Cosmetology Division • 1753 Woodclift Dr. • Jefferson City, MO 65109 • (573) 635-4433 Jefferson City Campus - Esthetics Division • 1101 Southwest Blvd. • Jefferson City, MO 65109 • (573) 635-5780 Moberly Campus - Cosmetology • 401 W. Reed Street • Moberly, MO 65270 • (660) 263-9600

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