How Do I Become a Cosmetologist?

There are a few requirements to becoming a cosmetologist. You will need:

  • A high school diploma or GED
  • Completion of postsecondary training
  • State licensure

Wade Gordon Hairdressing Academy will help you through the process. All you need is your diploma/GED and you can do the rest with us. Being a cosmetologist is not just working a job, it is a lifestyle choice. When you become a cosmetologist at Wade Gordon Hairdressing Academy, you join a community of fashion minded artists. Scissors, makeup, and polish are our tools. The face, hair, and nails are our canvas.

How much is Cosmetology School?

Wade Gordon Hairdressing Academy Cosmetology consists of a 1500 hour course load. See an itemized list of the Tuition and Fees here.

Finance your future and start your cosmetology career at Wade Gordon Hairdressing Academy. Learn about Financial Aid opportunities available to Wade Gordon Hairdressing Academy Students here.

Wade Gordon Hairdressing Academy Cosmetology Program

CLASS SCHEDULE OPTIONS

AMARILLO CAMPUS

  • DAYS: Monday, Tuesday, Saturday, 8am-6:30pm, 30 hours a week, full time
  • DAYS: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 8am-6:30pm, 30 hours a week, full time
  • DAYS: Tuesday-Saturday, 8am-3pm, 35 hours a week, full time
  • NIGHTS: Monday – Friday 5:30pm-9:30pm, 20 hours a week, full time

LUBBOCK CAMPUS

  • DAYS: Monday, Tuesday, Saturday, 8am-6:30pm, 30 hours a week, full time
  • DAYS: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 8am-6:30pm, 30 hours a week, full time
  • DAYS: Tuesday-Saturday, 8am-3pm, 35 hours a week, full time

There is a 30 minute lunch break.

Classes start every Monday and Wednesday at the beginning of each month.

TEXTBOOK REQUIRED:
International Standard Book Number (ISBN): 9781133023975
Milady Cosmetology Textbook bundle price: $248.95
International Standard Book Number (ISBN): 9781285713762
Milady Instructor Textbook bundle price: $210.00

In compliance with the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), post secondary customers can find valuable information in pricing, previous editions and alternate formats by visiting www.cengage.com/highered and searching by ISBN#, author, title or keyword for material in your areas of interest.

For more information about any of these disclosures, please contact our financial aid office at 806- 331-9233.

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Contact Us

Amarillo Campus: 806-331-9233


Lubbock Campus: 806-731-4465

Start Your Cosmetology Career Today

  • Get your high school diploma or your GED
  • Call Wade Gordon Hairdressing Academy and schedule a tour at 806-331-9233
  • Fill out a FAFSA (or CONTACT US to help) and see if you qualify for financial aid
  • Enroll in Wade Gordon Hairdressing Academy
  • Select a course schedule that best fits your need
    DAY: Monday, Tuesday, Saturday, 8am-6:30pm, 30 hours a week, full time
    DAY: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 8am-6:30pm, 30 hours a week, full time
    NIGHT: Monday – Friday 5:30pm-9:30pm, 20 hours a week, full time
  • Purchase your kit and textbooks
  • Attend Wade Gordon Academy Hairdressing Academy
  • Complete the course with satisfactory grading or better
  • Pass the State Board Written Examination and Practical Examination
  • Secure a position to start your career and your future!

Other Cosmetology Career Resources

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Wade Gordon Hairdressing Academy Program Details

Standard Occupation Codes
Cosmetology – (SOC – 39-5012)

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Contact Our Cosmetology School Today

Wade Hagler, CEO of Wade Gordon Hairdressing Academy, has owned successful salons in the Panhandle for over 17 years. He used his success to give back to the community and open an academy in Amarillo, Texas. His success with the academy gave him the opportunity to establish a second location in Lubbock, Texas. These two academies are the epitome of education and style in the panhandle. If you’re interested in a career in cosmetology, Wade Gordon Hairdressing Academy is the place to be. Contact the location nearest to you for more information:

Amarillo, Texas

The original Wade Gordon Salon opened in 2007, followed by the Amarillo academy in 2008. Our passion lies in changing lives through service, encouragement, and a unique and genuine personal touch. We focus on giving our students a quality education, cultivating personal growth, and helping them reach their full potential. Contact our Amarillo location at 806-331-9233.

Lubbock, Texas

Wade Gordon Salon has been in business since 2007. The Lubbock campus was started in 2014. We strive to change people’s lives through service, encouragement, and a distinct, genuine style. Our goal is to provide our students with a quality education. We aim to cultivate personal growth and help our students reach their full potential. Contact our Lubbock location at 806-731-4465