December 17, 2021

10 Reasons to Get Your Cosmetology Degree in 2022

If you’re wondering if a career in cosmetology is right for you, now’s the perfect time to start looking into Summit Salon Academy’s programs for the fall semester! We understand that the field of cosmetology isn’t for everyone. Before you commit to this fast-paced, exciting career, there are some things you need to decide.

Open yourself up to a variety of opportunities. The beauty industry is one of the most lucrative industries and is here to stay. When you get your education and degree in cosmetology, it opens you up to a world of opportunities such as:

  • Hairstylist & colorist
  • Makeup artist
  • Esthetician
  • Eyelash extensions artist
  • Waxing technician
  • Nail technician
  • Beauty influencer
  • Beauty consultant
  • Entrepreneur
  • And More!

When you start looking within each of these specialties, you can see that the scope of services is immense.

Unlimited earning potential. Licensed professionals often enjoy more earning power, creditability, and security and those in the cosmetology field are no exception. Based on your lifestyle, goals, and dreams, your income can be reflected in how much you are willing to grow. From working at a local salon & spa to owning your own business to traveling the world, getting your cosmetology license gives you the ability to go as far and earn as much as you like.

Work in an exciting environment. As a cosmetologist, no matter which path you choose, you definitely won’t be sitting at a desk for 8 hours a day! As a cosmetologist, you can work in a variety of settings, from a salon to a movie set to a luxury spa! If you choose to work in a team setting, you’ll surround yourselves with mentors and peers where you can learn something new every day and can collaborate with your colleagues. If you choose to be more of a solo artist, you can go that route as well with your own clientele.

Do what you love. There’s nothing better than doing what you love every day and being lucky enough to get paid for it! A career as a cosmetologist takes determination, perseverance, and discipline but if it’s your passion, it’s definitely worth it. If you love meeting new people, and helping them feel good about themselves while allowing your creativity and expertise to shine through, check out our classes at Summit Salon Academy to find your passion.

Recession-proof career. The job market for cosmetologists is always growing. The realm of cosmetology includes hair, skin, and nails. People will always need the services that cosmetologists perform, so your career will always be secure no matter the state of the economy.

Be your own boss. Cosmetology provides many opportunities, including becoming an entrepreneur and choosing your own path. You can build your own business and become your own boss – while going as big or small as you choose. At Summit Salon Academy, our program ensures that you take courses with professional business-building skills so that you graduate with the skills needed to become a successful entrepreneur.

Go from school to a full-time career quickly. If you’ve decided that a trade, such as the cosmetology industry, is right for you, you can attend cosmetology school and be on your way to a career quicker than going to a traditional 4-year college.

Flexible scheduling. At Summit Salon Academy, you have to flexibility and freedom to work while earning your license with our night and weekend options for classes. Building your own schedule that fits with your lifestyle allows for free time, working, creating art, and time with family. The flexibility our academy offers allows all types of students to realize their dreams at their own pace.

Meet new people. As a cosmetologist, you’ll always be meeting, talking to, and helping new people with their beauty needs. Not only can meeting new people be entertaining, but it can also help you create valuable contacts and references that can be vital to your career growth in the future. No matter how or where you decided to utilize your cosmetology skills, it’s guaranteed that no two days will be the same.

Employ your expertise anywhere. Once you graduate with a cosmetology license, the sky is the limit! You can easily practice your trade anywhere! Since the beauty industry is an ever-growing industry and the need for cosmetologists is growing exponentially every year, you will be able to find a job in a new town, state, or even country!

If you’d like to enroll in any of our exciting career programs – including our new specialty career programs for nail technicians, estheticians, and cosmetologists – now is the perfect time to get started! Contact our education professionals at Summit Salon Academy Kansas City and we’ll help you by answering all your questions about enrollment and the program curriculum. You’ll find us at 815 West 23rd St S in Independence, MO, or call us at (816) 252-4247 x303 for admissions information. You can also take our online career assessment to this amazing industry that is right for you. Message us online to ask questions and learn more about our exciting programs, and for more information, you can also schedule a tour of our professional cosmetology and esthetics school.