Students

Hairdressing

The hairdresser program includes instruction in hairstyling, haircutting, perms, coloring, hair and scalp treatments, and makeup application with additional training in customer interaction, basic business practices, building clientele and retail sales.

Hairdressing Course

  • 1,650 Clock Hours
  • Tuition Fee: $5,800.00
  • Student Kit (non-refundable): $2,000.00
  • Application Fee (non-refundable): $75.00
  • State Permit Fee (non-refundable): $125.00
  • Total: $8,000.00

Student kit includes:

Textbook, carrying case, scissors, hair dryer, combs, brushes, clippers, clipper blades, curling irons, neck trimmers, spray bottle, razor and blades, neck duster, clips, hand mirror.

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Barbering

The barber program includes instruction in hairstyling, haircutting, perms, coloring, hair treatments, beard trimming and shaving with additional training in customer interaction, basic business practices, building clientele and retail sales.

Barbering Course

  • 1,650 Clock Hours
  • Tuition Fee: $5,800.00
  • Student Kit (non-refundable): $2,000.00
  • Application Fee (non-refundable): $75.00
  • State Permit Fee (non-refundable): $125.00
  • Total: $8,000.00

Student kit includes:

Textbook, carrying case, scissors, hair dryer, combs, brushes, clippers, clipper blades, curling irons, neck trimmers, spray bottle, razor and blades, neck duster, clips, hand mirror.

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Esthetics

The esthetic program includes instruction in skin and spa treatments including facials, waxing and eyebrow shaping, microdermabrasion, and other spa elements. The field of esthetics has been growing quickly and there's great demand for skin care professionals in salons throughout the country. There has never been a better time to get started with a new career as an esthetician.

Esthetician Course

  • 350 Clock Hours
  • Tuition Fee and supplies: $5,000.00
  • Textbook (non-refundable): $525.00
  • Application Fee (non-refundable): $75.00
  • State Permit Fee (non-refundable): $100.00
  • Total: $5,700.00

Supplied materials include:

Textbook & workbook, Sponges, cosmetics, tweezers, brushes, client capes, combs, headbands, wax, waxing supplies, facial creams (cleansing, massage, toning and hydrating).

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Additional Offerings

AHD also offers programs for existing hairdressers, barbers and estheticians who are interested in obtaining instructor status as well as brush-up courses for those who want to re-visit program curriculum for increased knowledge and understanding.

Instructor Training

  • 600 Clock Hours
  • Tuition Fee: $ 4,500.00
  • Textbook and Supplies (non-refundable): $400.00
  • Application Fee (non-refundable): $75.00
  • State Permit Fee (non-refundable): $125.00
  • Total: $5,100.00

Brush-Up Course

  • Number of Clock Hours Variable
  • Tuition Fee: $150.00/day

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Admission Requirements

To be admitted to AHD as a regular student, applicants must be high school graduates or equivalent, and must be at least 16 years of age.

To be admitted to the Instructor Training program, applicants must have a valid license from the State of Alaska or other licensing jurisdiction to practice barbering, hairdressing or esthetics for at least one year prior to commencing the program. The applicant must be a high school graduate or equivalent, and must be at least eighteen 18 years of age.

An admission interview is required. Applications for admission are reviewed and evaluated on the basis of scholastic records and career goals.

All students enrolling in the esthetician, barbering or hairdressing programs offered by AHD must obtain a student permit, valid for one year, from the State of Alaska Board of Barbers and Hairdressers. The application for a student permit and permit fee must accompany the student's application of admission.

Documents to include for admission:

  • HS transcript or other educational records
  • $75.00 AHD program application fee
  • Completed application for student permit
  • $125.00 fee for student permit
  • Interested applicants are encouraged to call AHD to set up an appointment to review all admission requirements and to tour the facilities.

A scholarship is awarded each year for qualified Alaska residents.
For more information call 907.274.3663 or email Michael (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

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Student Financing

AHD is proud to be able to accept student financing from a variety of sources including:

  • Alaska Advantage (Alaska Commission of Post-secondary Education)
  • Department of Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Workforce Development
  • Veterens Administration
  • Nine Star
  • Native Corporation Loans
  • In-house Financing Available 

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Academy of Hair Design

113 W Northern Lights Blvd
Anchorage, AK 99503
Map & Directions

Phone:
(907) 274-3663

Email:
michael@ahdalaska.com

Monday - Friday
9:30AM - 5:15PM

Saturday
8:30AM - 4:15PM

Cash & Check Only
Student Financing

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