Unlock Your Potential: Barbering Essentials for Cosmetologists

Our program is perfect for licensed cosmetologists aiming to master men’s grooming. You’ll dive deep into barbering essentials like the latest trends in men’s grooming. What makes us unique is how we recognize your existing hair care knowledge, helping you learn faster and graduate sooner than in a traditional barber program.

This opportunity opens doors to new career paths and a booming market for male grooming services. Join us to refine your skills, expand your clientele, and stay ahead in the industry!

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They have an exceptional training program that give you the tools to go out in the real world and be a successful cosmetologist they are the best

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Everyone is very welcoming and friendly environment! The business from top to bottom is spotlessly clean! I highly recommend their services and school!

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Our Barber Crossover Program

Are you a licensed cosmetologist and want to master the art of barbering? At Summit Salon Academy Kansas City, our program spans 45 hours and is designed to help licensed cosmetologists excel in men’s grooming. We focus on the history and the art of shaving. With guidance from experienced instructors, students can not only sharpen their skills but also explore career opportunities in the barbering industry. After completing our program, students can meet the training requirements to take the State Barbering exam, setting them on the path to a successful career in barbering.

If you’re interested in expanding your skills, consider Summit Salon Academy Kansas City’s barber crossover program. Fill out the form above or call us for more information!

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Frequently Asked Questions About Our Barber Crossover Program

Do I need my cosmetology license to roll?

Yes, this program is designed for licensed cosmetologists to learn barber skills and techniques. If you’re interested in a cosmetologist license, check out our cosmetology program!

What is the schedule like for this program?

Our program is a total of 45 hours and this is a full time program. The schedule for this program is from 1pm to 5pm four days a week and on Fridays from 9:00am to 4:30pm.

What is the tuition for this program?

The tuition for our barber crossover program is as follows:

  • Tuition: $650.00
  • Textbooks: $145.00
  • iPad: $245.00
  • Tech Fee: $80.00
  • Tools and Equipment: $250.00

Total $1,290.00

How to Apply

If you are ready to take the next step toward your barber education at SSAKC, then we encourage you to fill out our form and schedule a tour of our school. You can book online, text or call us at 816-491-2568.

Ready to enroll? Here are the key requirements:

  • Have a personal interview with a school official.
  • Pass an entrance exam.
  • Complete an enrollment form supplied through the Missouri State Board of Cosmetology and Barber Examiners.
  • Provide proof of age (birth certificate, driver’s license, or US passport).
  • Be at least 17 years old before applying for the MO State Board of Cosmetology and Barber Examiners exam.
  • Provide a valid high school diploma, GED certificate, or a high school transcript showing 12th-grade completion.
  • Submit two or more character references.
  • Pay a $25 non-refundable application fee.
  • Sign an Enrollment Agreement with Summit Salon Academy Kansas City.
  • Complete the admissions personality quiz.

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Unleash your creativity in every nail, marking the beginning of an exciting new career journey! Classes start soon - seize the opportunity! 💅💡 Schedule a tour today, Click link in bio
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Please help us welcome our newest student! Noelia has enrolled in our Full-Time Esthetics, starting September 23rd. We can't wait to follow her journey! Noelia believes “Becoming a licensed esthetician will allow me to help others feel more comfortable in their skin and bring out their inner beauty.”

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Summit Salon Academy
Kansas City

815 W 23rd Street South
Kansas City MO 64055

816-252-4247

CAMPUS HOURS
Sunday Closed
Monday-Thursday 9:00am - 9:30pm
Friday & Saturday 9:00am - 4:30pm
*Appointments Recommended*