The Cosmetology Academy at Douglas Education Center

Join the fascinating beauty industry with training from The Cosmetology Academy at Douglas Education Center!

We give you the edge by helping you develop professionalism and leadership skills that are useful in any salon. At The Cosmetology Academy at Douglas Education Center, we treat you as an individual with a unique creative voice in a friendly environment.

What do we do?

We're ready to provide you with a quality education that will help you develop the attitudes, skills and techniques necessary to enter and succeed in the field of beauty. We design our curriculum with high standards because companies that look for our graduates depend on it! We create an educational atmosphere designed to foster excellence and develop responsibility and ethical behavior.

Why should I get training?

Obtaining your cosmetology license opens many doors in the beauty industry. Beauty product companies are always looking for licensed cosmetologists to promote new products, conduct hands-on seminars, or act as technical consultants. Having a cosmetology license also gives you an edge over other applicants when applying for salon jobs.

What do we teach?

Cosmetology - Diploma Program

With our curriculum, you learn by doing the techniques, not just reading about them. We train in areas such as:

  • Shampooing
  • Hair shaping
  • Hair styling
  • Permanent waving
  • Hair coloring
  • Hair straightening
  • Skin care
  • Manicuring

We help you work on techniques and also stress the importance of professional attitude, salon management, sterilization, cosmetic dermatology and sanitation.

Teacher Training - Diploma Program

Our program will prepare you for an entry-level instructional position. The entrance requirement into our instructor program is an approved cosmetology license. Our program covers professional salon management and how to conduct exciting cosmetology instruction.

Esthetics/Skin Care - Certificate Program

Let us help you get qualified for a position in the field of esthetics. We cover a broad range of customized facial and body treatments, analysis, and preparations for skin care. We also cover the basics of:

  • Anatomy
  • Physiology of the skin
  • Body systems
  • Temporary hair removal
  • Makeup applications

We give you the preparations you need to sit for the Pennsylvania State Board of Cosmetology exam.

Nail Technology - Certificate Program

Here's your opportunity to obtain an exciting and rewarding career in Nail Technology. Learn the basics of manicuring and pedicuring, as well as techniques used in applying nail enhancements such as acrylic overlays, sculptured nails, wraps and gels.

Don't wait to start working on a great future in the beauty industry! Contact The Cosmetology Academy at Douglas Education Center today!

Tom Savini's Special Make-Up Effects Program

Associate in Specialized Business Degree Program

This sixteen-month program is designed to provide students with the skills necessary for a career in the special make-up effects and show design businesses. This program of study develops student competencies in four skill areas of special effects to equip the graduate for careers with theatre companies, cosmetic companies, department stores, television studios, film and photographers studios, special effects labs, architectural restoration firms, amusement parks, entertainment design and fabrication companies, costume companies, computer special effects firms, display design firms, museums, science centers, and prosthetic sculpting and mold making studios.

Four main skill areas covered in this program include Make-Up Application, Mold Making and Casting, Animation Fabrication, Exhibit and Display Design.

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