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CREATING YOUR OWN REAL-WORLD SUCCESS

Barber shaving the back of a person's head
Woman styling hair
Woman cutting hair

Launch Your Barbering Career

Do you dream of working as a barber? IOT can prepare you in a short time for this role through our barbering program.

CREATING YOUR OWN REAL-WORLD SUCCESS

Your Barbering training at the Academy of Hair Design at IOT Clovis gives you real-world experience so you can be ready for day one on the job. Skills and areas of focus include:

  • Hairstyling, Hair Cutting – learn the latest trends!
  • Cosmetology Anatomy and Physiology
  • Advanced Barber Services
  • Barbershop Facials
  • Shaving, Chemical Processes
  • Laws & Regulations, State Board Exam Preparation
WHAT CAN I DO WITH MY DEGREE?

As a graduate of the Academy of Hair Design at our Clovis location, you can begin an exciting career that encompasses the following:

  • Barbershop Owner
  • Hair Cut/Stylist Expert
  • Mobile Barber
  • Freelancer for Fashion, Music, and Lifestyle Brands
Academy of Hair Design
“When a student gets a job, I celebrate like it’s my job, too. I will always feel connected to these students… and I feel like we’re making a difference.”

Why IOT?

We believe school should work for you, which is why our classes are:

  • Engaging
    Learn new skills and take control of your career through hands-on vocational training and real-world education that moves you forward.
  • Supportive
    We offer support with tutoring and instructors with many years of experience in the industry.
  • Convenient
    Fit school into your life with evening classes, accelerated programs, and hybrid learning that can be completed in as little as 9 months.
WHERE CAN I WORK

Graduates have the opportunity to provide comprehensive administrative support in a variety of sectors such as:*
• Health care and social assistance
• Educational services
• Professional scientific and technical services
• Government organizations
• And More!

*Source: BLS.gov

IOT FAST FACTS

• Classes are held Monday through Thursday for 40 weeks
• Employment opportunities for administrative assistants are projected to increase 12% between 2012 and 2022*
• Increased student confidence is facilitated through program emphasis on real-world scenarios
• Program prepares students for Microsoft Office certification in Word and Excel

*Source: BLS.gov

HOURS OF INSTRUCTION/PROGRAM LENGTH

Classes are held Monday through Thursday for 40 weeks and include an Independent Study component. See your admissions representative for available class times.

CAREER SERVICES

Institute of Technology offers placement support and assistance to all graduates regardless of how long they have been out of school. If you are a recent graduate or graduated years ago, our Career Services Team is here to help you!

WHERE CAN I LEARN?

IOT offers this program at the following locations:

Clovis, California

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the programs,
and other important information, visit https://www.iot.edu/about-us/disclosures/.

What Program Graduates Say

  • “I can honestly say that my experience at IOT was one of the best experiences that I’ve had in my life. I enjoyed going to school, learning new things, and trying new recipes. All of our chefs were really supportive and well educated.”

    Jennifer E.

  • “Going to IOT was one of the best decisions of my life. I have always wanted to be a Chef since I was young … was privileged to get to do my externship at Erna’s Elderberry House where I was offered a job. After working there a few months I started receiving multiple job offers. I decided to accept the position as Head of Catering at Madera Community Hospital.”

    Lea N.

ACCREDITATIONS

WHY ACCREDITATION IS IMPORTANT

Accreditation is the process of evaluating a school or educational training program to determine whether it meets standards set up by an accrediting organization. When you attend an accredited institution, you are attending a school that has undergone a rigorous process that evaluates educational quality. It’s not easy to become or remain an accredited institution. The rules and regulations are strict, precise and designed to protect students. Here are some of the benefits:

 A reliable indicator of quality
 Approved program of study
 Qualified instructors