Refine your skills and unleash your creativity under the guidance of our talented educators at The Salon Professional Academy in Buffalo.
We go beyond the ordinary to offer an extraordinary student journey in cosmetology education. Our Academy stands as a beacon of innovation and excellence in the industry.
The Salon Professional Academy locations are the only beauty schools in the country recognized by professional beauty brand REDKEN 5th Ave NYC for Excellence in Education, which makes our schools unique.
1000 hours | 48 weeks
1000 hours | 65 weeks
Our comprehensive Cosmetology curriculum covers essential areas of the beauty industry.
Some of the skills you’ll learn about:
Prepare for success and become the beauty artist you are meant to be with our four-phase program.
Master the essentials of hair design with a unique approach! The course begins with a deep exploration of the art of hair sculpting for both men and women, mastering various hair textures and design.
Experience a real-world salon experience right here in Buffalo. Our student salon and spa provide the perfect setting for you to apply and enhance your foundational skills. Engage in workshops focusing on coloring, texture services, and mastering the art of client communication.
Cosmetologists also need to be business savvy. This phase is crucial for honing your guest relations and efficiency, preparing you for a thriving career. We place a strong emphasis on the marketing, and communication aspects crucial for a successful career in cosmetology. You’ll gain insights into effective business strategies, learning how to leverage marketing channels, including social media, to maximize your earning potential.
In the final phase, you’ll gear up for the New York state licensure exam, fine-tuning your skills in our student salon area. The focus is on perfecting your techniques and ensuring you’re fully prepared to embark on your professional journey.
To enhance your learning experience, each student at TSPA receives a comprehensive student kit filled with professional tools, products, and technology. This kit includes everything from mannequins and hair tools to skincare and makeup kits, ensuring you have the right tools at your disposal.
Our goal is to make the admissions process as painless as possible for you and your wallet. TSPA Buffalo offers very competitive program costs and is transparent with pricing. It is most important to provide accurate costs in the context of an admissions meeting. Schedule a meeting with our admissions team to learn more.
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There are many cosmetology career opportunities, each uniquely aligned with your individual strengths and passions. These opportunities include:
An education at TSPA leads you to many fun and exciting careers including self-employed beauty careers and possibilities. Our graduates are employed by leading beauty and wellness establishments and open successful businesses of their own.
While specific content will vary from program to program, most courses include a combination of classroom training paired with hands-on practice in the student salon training area. Most courses will include complimentary training covering a variety of topics like social media, business, and guest/client relations designed to increase your earning potential and longevity in the industry.
Our admissions team is here to make your experience a great one and will support you throughout the entire enrollment process. There is your class start date to determine, some paperwork to take care of along with arranging for how the investment in your education will be handled. The school’s admissions representative will provide you with a simple checklist to make the process as easy as possible.
Not from the Buffalo area? Our school is part of SPEC, a nationwide system of beauty schools working with dozens of professional beauty brands, salons, and spas to support the career goals and job placement needs of graduates across the country.