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The Bellus Advantage
Bellus Academy is a recognized and awarded beauty and wellness institution in the country. Our relationships with salons and spas enable us to assist our graduates in finding employment after graduation.
Our career services department is dedicated to assisting you in finding the job you’ve always wanted. From resume assistance to interview prep, we’ll help steer you in the right direction. Our student mobile app allows you to view job openings and apply directly on the app! We also host career fairs throughout the year and give students the opportunity to attend professional industry events to network. Our field trips consist of visits to top spas and salons and our California campuses offer externships in select programs.
Our state of the art student mobile app gives 24/7 access to academics, attendance and job postings. Our cosmetology program student kit comes with an iPad and other program students can take advantage of our school-discounted rate (which is cheaper than Apple sells it for!). We embrace technology and encourage our students to take advantage of social media platforms. Our Cosmetology and Barbering program offers Pivot Point’s LAB—a new way of learning which includes social integration and tablet tutorials.
Our curriculum includes Best in Business, Financial Literacy and Strategies for Success to prepare you for post-graduation as you enter the entrepreneurial world of business. From budgeting to marketing, our students will be able to exceed their technical skills with a well-rounded education, which will look impressive on your resume.
Our students have a history of succeeding at national and international student competitions including Wella’s TrendVision, Sassoon Connection and America’s Beauty Show. Bellus Academy is honored to have award-winning educators that coach our students to success and inspire them to take advantage of these opportunities.
Our relationships with high-end salons in Southern California allow students to network with top stylists and owners. This is why our students extern with the finest salons including DK Hair, Salon Radius and Headlines4Hair (just to name a few!). Externships are available for our advanced cosmetology and esthetic programs.
Bellus Academy is proud to offer combined courses that allow you to enroll in one program and graduate with multiple credentials. This will significantly improve your resume and career opportunities. Take advantage of our expertise all under one roof!
Our schools are honored to give back to the community while utilizing our technical skills. We have a Student Design Team, composed of standout students who participate in exclusive events and outreach projects. We’ve had the privilege of volunteering with the homeless community, military outreach projects Fashion Week San Diego and Habitat for Humanity. We also offer training for the Cut It Out program, which teaches salon professionals how to recognize signs of domestic abuse and safely refer those clients to people and resources that can help them.
All of our alumni receive: priority mailings for events and workshop opportunities, career assistance, scholarship information and philanthropy opportunities.
We also love for our alumni to come back to our schools to share their story and inspire a new generation of future professionals.
Pursue a promising career in the industry!
If you hold a passion for beauty, then earning a license in both cosmetology and barbering can help you turn it into a successful career. At Bellus Academy, we offer combination Barber/Cosmetology programs at our Chula Vista, CA, and Poway, CA, campuses
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Flexible schedules, day & night classes
Most of our programs offer Day and Night classes available to meet the needs of your schedule. NOW ENROLLING for our NEW Barbering program at our Manhattan, KS campus!