Programs

At Charles Academy, we offer a diverse range of programs designed to nurture your passion and prepare you for a successful career in the beauty industry. Our offerings include comprehensive cosmetology, barbering, esthetics, manicuring, student instruction, and natural hair styling.

Cosmetologist

Emphasizes essential principles crucial for your success in the beauty industry.  

Charles Academy ensures that students are well-prepared to pass their licensure exam upon graduation. This prepares them for successful careers as licensed cosmetology professionals in a range of salon environments or as entrepreneurs in the cosmetology field.

    • 1500 clock hours

      • 50 weeks full-time or 75 weeks part-time

    • $100 registration fee

Manicurist

Our Manicurist program is a comprehensive and specialized curriculum designed to transform your passion for nails into a successful career. 

In this program, you’ll gain expertise in nail care, artistry, and design, including the latest trends in nail extensions, acrylics, gels, and more. With hands-on training and guidance from experienced instructors, you’ll master the art of manicuring and pedicuring, ensuring the health and beauty of your clients’ nails.

 

 

 

 

 

 

    • 750 clock hours

    • $100 registration fee

    • $250 for 1st month

    • 25 weeks full-time

    • Textbook & Kits are NOT included.

Esthetics

Master the current tools and techniques required for becoming a licensed skincare professional.

Facial Treatments

Our esthetics program encompasses comprehensive facial treatment education. Facial treatments involve a series of deep cleansing and nourishing therapies designed to enhance the skin of the face and neck. Throughout their time in esthetics school, students gain proficiency in the procedures and tools employed in these rejuvenating treatments.

 

 

 

    • 1000 clock hours

      • 34 weeks full-time

      • $100 registration fee

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Barber

At Charles Academy, our barber program is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to excel in the world of men’s grooming and barbering. 

Our comprehensive curriculum covers everything from classic and contemporary haircuts to grooming techniques, beard maintenance, and skin care. With hands-on training and guidance from experienced professionals, you’ll master the art of barbering.

 

 

 

 

 

    • 1500 clock hours

    • $100 registration fee

    • 50 weeks full-time or 75 weeks part-time

    • Textbook & Kits are NOT included.

Natural Hair Stylist

our Natural Hair Stylist program is a dynamic and specialized curriculum dedicated to celebrating the beauty and versatility of natural hair. We provide comprehensive training in natural haircare, styling, and braiding techniques, ensuring you become a master of your craft.

 

 

 

 

 

 

    • 210 clock hours

    • $100 registration fee

    • 6 weeks full-time

      • Textbook & Kits are NOT included.

Student Instructor

At Charles Academy, our Student Instructor program is a stepping stone for those with a passion for educating the next generation of beauty professionals. This program equips you with the skills and knowledge to become an effective and inspiring beauty educator. You’ll learn teaching methodologies, curriculum development, and classroom management while gaining practical experience.

 

 

 

 

 

 

    • 650 clock hours

    • $100 registration fee

    • 25 weeks full-time

      • Textbook & Kits are NOT included.

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375 Refresher Course

Charles Academy prepares students for cosmetology careers and licensure exams, offering a Refresher Course for those looking to reinforce their fundamentals. This program accommodates graduates needing extra study hours to retake state licensing exams as required by the Alabama Board of Cosmetology. It also serves as a valuable practice ground for individuals who wish to enhance their skills before venturing into the beauty industry.

 

 

 

 

    • $100 registration fee

    • 4-5 months

      • Textbook & Kits are NOT included.

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Lashes

 Our Lashes Class delves into the art of eyelash extensions, teaching you the techniques to create captivating lash looks. This program focuses on precision, safety, and the latest industry trends, ensuring you become a skilled lash artist. Whether you’re new to the beauty field or seeking to expand your expertise, our Lashes Class offers the training you need to excel in this high-demand specialty.

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