COVID Information and Resources - Updated 5.25.2021
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.
|30502340||Haircutting Techniques for Barbers||3.00|
|30502703||Introduction to the Barber Profession||2.00|
|30502341||Facial Hair and Skin Care Techniques for Barbers||4.00|
|30502706||Hairstyling for Barbers||2.00|
|30502344||Basic Barber Client Services||2.00|
|30502343||Barbershop Service Skills||1.00|
|30502704||Haircoloring for Barbers||2.00|
|30502705||Chemical Texturing for Barbers||2.00|
|30502345||Advanced Barber Client Services||2.00|
|30502734||Master Barber Client Services||2.00|
|30502346||Barber Capstone Experience||2.00|
STACY BROCK, BA
Stacy received a bachelor of arts degree in 2014 from Concordia University Wisconsin. She also received her technical diploma for Cosmetology in 1997. Stacy worked for a corporate salon in addition to owning her own salon before pursuing her teaching career. She is currently a full-time instructor and program director at Mid-State for the Cosmetology and Barber Technologist programs. She believes in hard work and is very dedicated to the cosmetology industry. She enjoys sharing her passion for the industry in the classroom.
“Work hard in silence and let your success make the noise.”
Josephine has taught as a cosmetology and barber instructor since 2018. During this time, she has also owned her own business/chair rental to provide services to her clients, allowing her to keep up with industry trends and better teach her students.
“Being a cosmetology/barber instructor is a very rewarding career. It’s one of the best feelings to be able to watch your students learn and grow into professionals from the first to last day of classes.”
- Barber Sales (Retail/Wholesale)
- Barbershop Owner
“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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