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New York Beauty& Barber Academy in Elmira, NY



The New York Beauty and Barber Academy will prepare all students to pass their State Board examination in the particular area they choose. We give all students the foundation to build a successful career and master the art and craft of cosmetology. Our goal is to improve personal confidence and experience with exposure to a variety of clients. Class sizes will allow learning objectives to be achieved through individual attention. Expert staff from specialized areas will periodically provide advanced education all related to subject areas.


Cosmetology-1000 Hours
Full Time: The full time program lasts for about 10 months
STAGE 1 – Introduction to Fundamentals (Stage 1: 250 Hours)
STAGE 2 – Basic Cut & Color Techniques, Hairstying Continued, & Skin Care (Stage 2: 250 hours)
STAGE 3 – Advanced Cut & Color Techniques, Chemical Textured Services, Hairstyling & Nail Care (Stage 3: 250 hours)
STAGE 4 – Apply your knowledge & Perfect Your Skills (Stage 4: 250 hours)

Barbering- 540 Hours
Full Time Program last about 6 months

Part Time Program lasts about 10 Months

Stage 1- Intro to fundamentals (0-135 hours)
Stage 2-Basic Cutting & beyond fundamentals (135-270 hours)
Stage 3-Advanced Cutting/Styling Techniques, Clinic Begins (270-405 hours)
Stage 4-Perfect your Skills & Prepare for State Board Exam (405-540 hours)


ESTHETICS- 600 Hours

Part Time Program lasts about 8 Months
Stage 1- Intro to fundamentals (0-150 hours)
Stage 2-Basic Facial Techniques & Body Treatments (150-300 hours)
Stage 3-Advanced Facials & Body Treatments, Clinics Begin (300-450 hours)
Stage 4-Perfect your Skills & Prepare for State Board Exam (450-600 hours)

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