The Barbering

A great barber is a master of their craft, a counselor to their clients, a trustworthy team player, and a savvy entrepreneur. Do you have what it takes to join The Barbering Program at Paul Mitchell Schools?

Our rigorous three-level program gives you the complete skillset you need for success in this fast-growing field, from hands-on technical training to developing your creativity, to honing your business skills. With our multifaceted curriculum and unique culture, a barbering education with Paul Mitchell Schools is about much more than getting your license - it’s about starting a great career.

*Not all programs are offered at all schools, please check with you local school .

How to Become a Barber

With the support of a Paul Mitchell Schools education, you'll be ready to build a client base, work in a salon, or even own your own barbershop. Thanks to the industry experts who lead our programs, you'll have the practical knowledge and experience you need to transition seamlessly from student to professional—and you can feel confident taking the long-standing reputation of the Paul Mitchell name with you as you launch your barbering career.

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Our programs graduate nearly 14,000 students every year from our 100+ schools. Opportunities may vary by location, so please find a Paul Mitchell Barbering Program near you for more information on class start dates, tuition, and opportunities for scholarships and financial aid.

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