Dorsey Schools

Welcome to Dorsey School of Beauty

Dorsey School of Beauty is here to help you take your dreams of working in the beauty industry and turn them into reality. Our hands-on training in a professional clinic can help you break into the cosmetology field. You can gain real experience with clinic clientele in our professional facilities that feature professional equipment. We offer a Cosmetology Program.

Through Dorsey School of Beauty's Cosmetology program, you can be on the cutting edge of hair styles, skin care, makeup artistry and overall beauty techniques. Responsibilities may include cutting, trimming and shaping hair based on customers' instructions; using clippers, scissors, trimmers and razors to manage facial features; recommending beauty treatments and suggesting hair styles; scheduling client appointments; bleaching, dyeing or tinting hair using an applicator or brush; shampooing, rinsing, conditioning and drying hair; demonstrating and selling hair care products and cosmetics; developing new styles and techniques; and updating and maintaining customer information records.

Choose Dorsey School of Beauty
Dorsey Schools has graduated thousands of successful students over the past 80 years.

Dorsey School of Beauty's Cosmetology training program offers real experience with clinic clientele. Once licensed as a cosmetologist, potential employment opportunities include beauty salons, spas and related businesses as a stylist, color specialist, skin or nail specialist, platform or makeup artist, manufacturer's representative, cosmetic salesperson, and more. We also offer employment assistance to all eligible graduates of our programs.
We are dedicated to helping you reach your artistic dreams. Contact Dorsey School of Beauty today!

Financial Aid is available for those who qualify.

Institutional Accreditation
Dorsey School of Beauty in Taylor is institutionally accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences (NACCAS). All other campus locations are institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). Dorsey Schools is a candidate for Accreditation by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education (excluding the Taylor and Lansing campuses).

Programmatic Accreditation
The Culinary Arts program, available at the Roseville and Waterford-Pontiac campuses, is accredited by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation's (ACFEF) Accrediting Commission.

Select Dorsey Schools programs are approved for training under the Post 9/11 GI Bill®, the Montgomery GI Bill® (MGIB), and the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) VetSuccess Program at the following campuses: Madison Heights, Roseville, Dearborn, Lansing, Saginaw, Southgate, Taylor, Waterford-Pontiac and Wayne. "The GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at"

Convenient Campus Locations: We have campus locations prepared to assist the people of Michigan develop skills needed for exciting new career opportunities. Each of our campuses has a dedicated staff available to help you throughout your studies.

Convenient Class Schedules: We realize our students are busy and often juggle commitments outside of school. As a result, we offer Day, Afternoon, and Evening classes*** designed to fit your schedule.

Student Services throughout your studies at Dorsey Schools

  • Tuition Planning: Each of our campuses has Financial Aid Representatives available to meet with students and discuss financing options. We realize the Financial Aid process can be difficult to understand, but our team will help students understand the process and options available to them. Financial Aid is available to those who qualify.
  • Career Services: Each of our campuses has Career Services professionals dedicated to offer employment assistance to all program completers. In addition, Dorsey Schools has developed relationships with employers in Michigan which, when coupled with the job search skills students learn, creates positive employment possibilities for our graduates. Dorsey Schools is your Career Connection™.****

*Programs vary by campus

**Completion time varies by program

***Availability varies by campus

****Employment assistance is available to all program completers; however, job placement is not guaranteed by Dorsey Schools.

Taylortown School of Beauty operates as Dorsey Schools and/or Dorsey School of Beauty (Taylor campus location).

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