Instructor Training Program

*Prerequisite: Must be licensed as a cosmetologist or barber

This 600-hour course is designed to meet the educational requirements for licensure by Missouri State Board of Cosmetology & Barbering. Our program is designed to prepare you for a teaching career at a cosmetology, vocational, technical or proprietary school. This is your chance to inspire and help countless other people. This program lets you mentor and coach the next generation of beauty / barber artists as you engage your creative side.


Upon completion of the course requirement, the determined graduate will be able to:

  • Project self-confidence, positive attitude, a professional appearance, pleasant personality and observe professional ethics.
  • Provide effective instruction during classroom and clinical teachings.
  • Perform student evaluations, grading principles, and administrative duties as required.
  • Successfully complete the State Board Licensure Examination to obtain a license and be prepared for entry-level employment in the State of Missouri.

To ensure continued career success, the graduate/licensed practitioner will need to continue to learn new and current information related to skills, trends, and methods for career development as a licensed instructor.

Instructor Training Curriculum

(Missouri State Board Minimum Requirements/School Requirements)
38.5 Weeks Part-Time

Principal of teaching, lesson planning, and class outlines
Teaching aids, testing, and evaluation
Psychology, as applied to cosmetology, personality and
Teaching: teacher evaluation, counseling theories of learning and speech
Business experience, management, classroom management
Record keeping, buying and inventorying of supplies, and state laws
Practice teaching in both theory and practical applications300
Total Courses Hours 600

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Student Testimonials

I highly recommend Ea La Mar’s for anyone thinking about going to cosmetology or barber college. The instructors are incredible, they really care about the students and want to see you succeed. I am very grateful to have been able to go through their cosmetology program.

- Amanda P.

This school is amazing! So many great opportunities, and great instructors. It’s definitely the best barber/cosmetology school in The Kansas City area. Good education, good technical skill training, and great environment.. You'll leave here knowing everything you need to know to be successful.

- Luis M.

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