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Your Master Education for Beauty School

Your Master Education Begins NOW

At SOHO Hair Academy we are committed to the future of beauty and believe everyone deserves a voice. We empower our students with the knowledge and skills to provide a sustainable, professional path that makes a profound difference in other people's lives through a career in cosmetology. - SOHO Academy Mission Statement

Your Master Education for Beauty School

Your Master Education Begins NOW

At SOHO Hair Academy we are committed to the future of beauty and believe everyone deserves a voice. We empower our students with the knowledge and skills to provide a sustainable, professional path that makes a profound difference in other people's lives through a career in cosmetology. - SOHO Academy Mission Statement

Equality Statement

We are committed to providing an inclusive environment for all students. We do not discriminate or deny admission to any person on the basis of race, color, ethnic origin, sex, religion, age, or handicap. This non-discrimination policy covers our policies, procedures and/or practices, including but not limited to academic admission, student financial aid, educational services and employment.

SOHO Hair Academy Program

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SOHO Hair Academy’s Cosmetology Program is 2100 hours and will prepare you for hair, skin and nails in any state. With the highest level of hours in the nation, an Iowa Cosmetology license will prepare you above and beyond all other State requirements. Your skill development and our program design will help shorten additional salon training once you graduate. Each week you will earn 35 hours toward your program and graduate in 60 weeks or approximately 14-15 months.

Your journey begins in Foundations where you will spend 8 weeks with a variety of Career and Masterclass educators learning hands on with live models, manikins and other students. We believe that success stems from a deep understanding of the purpose behind these skills. Our Foundations curriculum embraces modern cosmetology and prepares you beyond the State Board for real world experiences. The strength of your skills will be practiced, developed and refined in these 280 hours prior to the Clinic Floor.

Foundations will prepare you for two Written Vocabulary Exams, eight Practical Exams and four Final Color and Cut Models. Once you have completed this portion of your training you are invited to join the Seniors on the Clinic Floor for the next steps in your cosmetology journey.

The Next Level

As a Senior Student you will be given a FastTrax Tracker that will take your business knowledge to the next level. The foundation of business in cosmetology is referrals, recommendations and relationships. FastTrax will guide you to develop these primary business skills and top performers may earn SOHO Scholarships.

Senior theory happens each morning and utilizes the latest Milady CIMA digital curriculum edition on Google Chromebooks that are included in your kit. Our career instructors will cover 30+ areas to prepare you for the Iowa State Board.

The SOHO Difference

SOHO in Omaha Hair School Difference

SOHO Hair Academy is focused on the future. Our standards for advancement, passionate and experienced Educators, and supportive culture that values growth, community, and personal integrity are keys to success. The beauty industry changes fast. You don’t need a beauty school with decades of history, you deserve a hair academy with VISION!

 

SOHO’s Clinic Floor offers a variety of services and has a diverse clientele to work with. You will work alongside Licensed and Master Class Instructors to develop your consulting, styling, cutting, coloring, texturizing, business and relationship skills. 

Expanding on your theory and clinic floor experience is our SOHO LABS. Each segment is designed to help you master your technical and business skills and expand your career opportunities. LABS focuses on Technical Speed Work, Product Knowledge, Practical Testing, Healthy Living, Career Fairs and Hair Extension Certification with BABE Hair Extensions.

Mentoring and Licensing

As a SOHO student you will have the opportunity to earn 100 hours toward your program in an approved Mentor salon. You will be allowed to drape, shampoo, color, remove colors and perms, reception, perform inventory and assist stylists in sales. You will have an evaluation and a one on one mentoring session with your mentor. 

The State of Iowa offers the Board Test remotely. At 2000 hours you will be allowed to  sign up and take the cosmetology board prior to your graduation. This allows students to be licensed in the State of Iowa immediately after graduation.

The SOHO Difference

SOHO in Omaha Hair School Difference

THE DETAILS

COSMETOLOGY COURSE

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Course Description

This course covers the basics, from hair sculpture and design to permanent waving and coloring, manicuring, skin care, and makeup.
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Course Outline

A detailed breakdown of the subjects that will be covered in your program, including skills, concepts and hands-on practice.
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Student Hours

What your schedule will look like during Foundations and your Senior Program. Two Options will be available March 6, 2023.
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Requirements, Policies and Career Planning

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Admission Requirements & Enrollment Procedure

How to Enroll

• Submit the application and $100 non-refundable registration fee
• Submit high school transcripts with graduation date or G.E.D certificate to the academy
• Schedule an interview
• Pass an entrance exam administered at the Academy

Educational Requirements

If educated in the U.S. a student must have a copy of the student’s high school transcript with the graduation date, or proof of completion of high school education in a home school setting approved under state law with documentation of state approval or a G.E.D. certificate. If educated outside the U.S., students must have evidence that verification of a foreign student’s high school diploma has been performed by an outside agency that is qualified to translate documents into English and confirm the academic equivalence to a high school diploma. Students are admitted on the basis of educational background, aptitude and commitment. The academy does not admit ability-to-benefit students.

Admissions Requirements

  • Be above the age of compulsory school attendance in Iowa
  • Proof of Age (ie: birth certificate or passport)
  • Proof of Identity (ie: driver’s license, State issued ID or passport)
  • Signed enrollment agreement

SOHO Hair Academy does not discriminate on the basis of sex, age, race, color, religion, or ethnic origin, in admitting students.