Start Dates

Classes begin the first Tuesday of each month. The school reserves the right to change the starting months and dates as it becomes necessary.


Our mission at J. Michael Harrold Beauty Academy, Inc. is to provide the opportunity to receive a quality post-secondary education in the field of Cosmetology.  Our goal is to prepare our students to pass the state licensure examination.  By building a foundation of knowledge as well as providing access to the newest skills, techniques and products available, we can make this goal a reality.  As a result – our objective of instilling a sense of professionalism in each student will be met. Our student will be prepared to enter the field of Cosmetology as an entry level designer, colorist, or permist and will have the tools necessary to expand into the area of salon owner/manager.


Textbooks are issued the 1st week and mannequins are issued as needed for class being taught.

A kit of equipment is issued upon completion of 250 clock hours.

The kit contains the instruments and equipment necessary to complete the course.  Students are expected to maintain the kit by replacing lost or broken articles.  The kit should remain in school until graduation.  A locker is furnished to each student for personal items.  Students will supply their own padlock for locker and kit.


Professional black pants (no jeans), Capri’s or skirt (below knees) must be worn. No inappropriate writings, symbols, or pictures on Tops. No shirts of sheer materials are to be worn. No tank tops, no cut-off shirts or tops with bare midriffs, low necklines or bare backs are to be worn. Leggings must be covered with an article of clothing that is at least fingertip length.  Rubber sole closed type (no holes) shoes. A uniform smock (one is provided in the equipment student receives at beginning of training) and name badge is to be worn at all times. Always project a professional image representative of the cosmetology and image industry.