At Bellus Academy of Poway, CA, we pride ourselves in supporting students turn their passion into a successful career in beauty and wellness. Recognized for our premier industry education, we offer programs in cosmetology, barbering, make-up, esthetics and spa nails, offering both day and night courses. Our professional salon and spa setting along with our award-winning educators and advanced student kits support you to master the latest industry trends and techniques.

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Our highly curated barbering program was developed to foster both the technical and entrepreneurial development of future professionals

Barbering Cosmetology

Our Barbering Cosmetology program leads to dual licensure for students and is designed to give our graduates a competitive edge


Our award winning curriculum is one of the few to combine foundational knowledge with advanced technical training in cut, color and extensions


Ready to receive advanced training and become a highly desirable skincare specialist?

Spa Nails

Our Spa Nail program is the first in the nation to go beyond the basics of manicuring, adding the spa treatment training demanded by luxury salons and spas

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  • Preparatory programs to ready students for state board beautician tests; State board prep classes included in your program
  • Classes in several beauty fields, as well as business and marketing to aid in career and entrepreneurial readiness;
  • Access to our student app for job placement and career readiness assistance; Bellus Academy has a dedicated career services Dept to assist you with job placement
  • Externship opportunities for salons throughout the state; Externship opportunities available during school for hands on experience

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