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To give students the opportunity to acquire a broad knowledge of both the science and art of Barbering, and be able to use the knowledge as a foundation to be successful in the profession of barbering.  Students will develop his/her physical dexterity and manipulative skills and develop loyalty and enthusiasm for the profession. Successful completion of the West Virginia Barber Program prepares the graduate to take the WV State Board examination which is necessary to obtain a license for an entry – level position as a barber.

Program Details:

  • 1200 Hours (30 hours per week for 40 weeks)

  • Registration $100

  • Tuition for complete program $9,900

  • Tuition includes all books and supplies

Program Description:

The barber program prepares individuals to shave and trim facial/neck hair and beards, cut and dress hair, fit hairpieces, give facial and scalp massages, and to prepare for licensure as a professional barber. Includes instruction in facial shaving; bear and mustache shaping and trimming; shampooing; hair cutting; hair styles and styling art; facial treatments and massage; hair and scalp anatomy and physiology; hairpiece and toupee fitting; equipment operation; health and safety; customer service; and shop business practices.

Subject  /  Hours Required


General professional information

Introduction to Barbering

The Science of Barbering

Professional Barbering

Total Hours: 


Practical 0 / Theory 100 Hours

Practical 3 / Theory 0                                                         

Practical 150 / Theory 200 Hours

Practical 597 / Theory 150 Hours

1,200 {30 hours per week for 40 weeks }                              

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