METRO BARBER ACADEMY

717-307-9333

Community Styling Services

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We are Veteran Assistance Approved!

Accepting New Students

Part Time or Full Time Slots Available

Metro Barber Academy offers stylist services to the Central Pennsylvania Community. Our haircuts, shaves, facials, and additional services help our student barbers gain hands-on experience while offering our community an affordable barber shop option to meet their needs. These students are training to be barbers and men’s stylists under the tutelage of trained, licensed, and experienced instructors. You will leave knowing you have received a great haircut and had a great experience.

Our services include:

  • $9 Haircut
  • $3 Shave
  • $3 Shampoo
  • $3 Facial
  • $3 Eyebrow Arching
  • Additional Barber Supplies for Sale

Customers receive free shaves or facials, and shampoos when they have their hair cut at Metro Barber Academy.

We are experienced with multi-cultural hair types and cuts, including crew cuts, temp fades, mohawks, and more traditional styles. Anyone and everyone is welcome at Metro Barber Academy.

Program Guidelines

*Scholarships are available to those that qualify.

BARBER PROGRAM

TUITION: $15,200.00

The Course Objective: Obtain knowledge, understanding and skill of the theory and practice of hair design. Develop a habit of performing work properly, displaying professional ethical standards.

Curriculum Guidelines Hours
33 credits | 1,250 hours

  • Full-Time: 42 weeks / 30 hours per week
  • Part-Time: 71weeks / 17.5 hours per week
1. Honing and stropping 25
2. Shaving and various uses of the straight razor

  • Shaving and Facial Hair Design
240
3. Haircutting, hairstyling and hairpieces

  • Men’s haircutting and Styling
535
4. Hair waving or curling (perms), straightening

  • Chemical Texturing Services
  • Electricity (Ultraviolet, high frequency, infrared, curling irons)
25
5. Professional ethics and barbershop demeanor

  • Professional ethics and barbershop demeanor
    • Implements, tools, and equipment
25
6. Massage course and /or programs include instruction in:

  • Shampoo and scalp massages
    • Properties and Disorders of the Scalp
  • Massaging (facials)
    • Men’s Facial Massage and Treatments
25
7. Electrology Course and/or programs include instruction in:
Science
  • Bacteriology
25
  • Microbiology
  • Anatomy and Physiology
50
  • Chemistry
Hair coloring 25
  • Hair Coloring and Lighting
Scalp and skin disease 50
  • Treatment of the Hair and Scalp
  • Properties and Disorders of the Skin
Hygiene 25
  • Infection Control and Safe Work Practices
  • Sterilization and Sanitation
50

Total Hours:  1,250   

CROSSOVER PROGRAM

TUITION: $8,450.00

The Course Objective: This is a class for a Licensed Cosmetologist to acquire knowledge of laws and rules regulating Pennsylvania Barber establishments’ practices, understand sterilization procedures, acquire the knowledge of general theory relative to barbering, including anatomy, physiology, chemistry, and theory relative to practical procedures performed and acquire business management techniques common to barbering.

Curriculum Guidelines Hours
19 credits | 695 hours

  • Full-Time: 23 weeks / 30 hours per week
  • Part-Time: 40 weeks / 17.5 hours per week
1. Honing and stropping 50
2. Shaving and various uses of the straight razor

  • Shaving and Facial Hair Design
240
3. Haircutting, hairstyling and hairpieces

  • Men’s haircutting and Styling
330
4. Professional ethics and barbershop demeanor

  • Shop Management
25
  • History of Barbering
50

Total Hours: 695