University of Spa and Cosmetology Arts

About University of Spa and Cosmetology Arts

University of Spa and Cosmetology Arts was founded in 1978. Since that time, more than 1,400 students have benefited from our professional atmosphere, excellent facility and superior instructors.

At University of Spa and Cosmetology Arts, we want our students to graduate knowing that they have been trained to meet high standards in their profession.

Our Mission

University of Spa and Cosmetology Arts is invested in the success of each of our students. Our mission is to provide you with the knowledge and training you need to successfully complete your program of choice and enter your future career.

In order to accomplish this, we provide an atmosphere of professionalism and excellence. We emphasize teamwork, respect, and the need for personal and professional growth. By providing this solid foundation, we hope to guide our students toward meeting the highest standards of their profession.

Our Programs

All of the programs at University of Spa and Cosmetology Arts provide the following steps:

  • Theory - classroom study and discussion
  • Practical - applying your knowledge through practice
  • Clinic - working with clients in a salon-type setting


You can explore the latest styles, trends and techniques of the cosmetology industry in this comprehensive program. Besides business management and building a clientele, you can also learn:

  • Haircutting
  • Skin care
  • Makeup
  • Nail care
  • Hair color
  • Ethnic hair design
  • And more!

Esthetics/Skin Care

Our Esthetics/Skin Care program covers a wide scope of techniques, such as:

  • Skin analysis
  • Facial treatments
  • Application of cosmetics
  • Body treatments
  • Sound business practices
  • And more!

Nail Technology

You can begin building the skills you need to enter a successful career in nail technology. Our program provides training in the latest styles and techniques and can help you develop a clientele. Start learning techniques such as:

  • Nail care
  • Nail application
  • Nail art
  • And more!

Teacher Training

Our Teacher Training program can help you share your passion for the beauty field with the next generation of professionals. You can learn the basic principles of:

  • Teaching
  • Psychology
  • Business
  • And more!

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