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Why choose Barber Technologist?
- Barber shops are back in style! Barbering has built its comeback on a movement that is here to stay, opening up a whole new pocket of opportunity in personal services.
- Are you a resourceful people person who strives for attention to detail? If so, a rewarding career in barbering may be right for you.
- Classes are delivered through a combination of face-to-face and online lessons.
- This program meets the Wisconsin state barbering requirement of 1,000 hours of training.
Wisconsin Rapids Campus
500 32nd Street North
Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin 54494
What You'll Learn
The Barber Technologist program at Mid-State is a part-time program that gives students hands-on training in the techniques they need to thrive in barbering.
Through a combination of online and face-to-face classes, as well as hours in Mid-State’s on-campus salon, you’ll learn both traditional and modern cutting and styling, safe use of common barber shop chemicals, and professional shaving techniques. This program meets the Wisconsin state barbering requirement of 1,000 hours of training and is regulated by the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services.
Mid-State’s Barber Technologist program prepares students to obtain the required licensure to be employed/practice in the state of Wisconsin. The College does not guarantee its curriculum matches the requirements for preparation, examination, or licensure for other states.
Estimated Entire Program Cost
Expected Program Costs
Cost based on the 2020/2021 academic calendar year.
- Tuition & Fees: $3,997.75
- Books: $344.50
- Supplies, Uniforms, and/or Exams: $1,700.00
- Total Estimated Cost: $6,042.25
Financial Aid Eligibility
This program is eligible for full Financial Aid.
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|30502701||Haircutting for Barbers||4.00|
|30502703||Introduction to the Barber Profession||2.00|
|30502730||Barber Services Skills||2.00|
|30502706||Hairstyling for Barbers||2.00|
|30502731||Barber Basic Hair & Scalp Services||1.00|
|30502702||Facial Hair & Skin Care Services for Barbers||2.00|
|30502704||Haircoloring for Barbers||2.00|
|30502705||Chemical Texturing for Barbers||2.00|
|30502732||Barber Emerging Services||2.00|
|30502733||Barber Advanced Hair and Scalp Services||1.00|
|30502722||Business Management for Barbers||1.00|
|30502737||Barber Basic Shaving Services||1.00|
|30502734||Barber Master Services||2.00|
|30502744||Barber Advanced Shaving Services||1.00|
STACY BROCK, BA
Stacy Brock has over 15 years of experience as a barber/cosmetologist. She has owned her own salon and also taught at the State College of Beauty Culture in Wausau. She holds a bachelor’s degree in human resource management from Concordia University in Wisconsin.
“Work hard in silence and let your success make the noise.”
AUTUMN LAABS, AAS
Autumn earned her associate degree in industrial engineering from Northcentral Technical College. She holds all barber/cosmetologist certifications—practitioner, manager, and instructor—and brings over 12 years of experience to her teaching at Mid-State.
"Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle! Half the battle is just showing up."
- Barber retail/wholesale sales
“The Barber Technologist program Mid-State fit my needs perfectly. It prepared me to obtain my state barber’s license and gave me new friendships that will last a lifetime.”
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