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The School

A Lively Learning Experience

Here at Academy Of Cosmetology, we offer our students a professional learning environment. Filled with a variety of programs to choose from, we offer exceptional, practical experience in our student clinics. Ever since we got our start in 1984, Academy Of Cosmetology has been instilling knowledge and skill in the Cosmetology industry. With the addition of our massage and barber programs, we can offer even more to our surrounding communities. We are passionate about what we do and have the ability to give our students the tools needed to grow and succeed.

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What Our Clients & Students Say

Contacted manager in regards to a previous issue. They invited me back in. What a difference the new management has made. Everyone is happy and helpful. The whole atmosphere has changed. Got a wonderful hair cut and K shot. which I would recommend. Great service I will go again.

Shawn D.

The massages at The Academy are top rate. They’re an incredible value at $30 for an hour. Don’t forget to tip your massage therapist for the incredible work that they do.

Chinh D.

I’m so happy with my experience here! I was trying to find an affordable place to have my wedding hair done, and the Academy of Cosmetology really pulled through! My two bridesmaids and I were able to come in before opening and have our hair done by Angie and Mr Johnson. It looked great, held up great, and we got a lot of compliments! They don’t do makeup there but they allowed us to use their lights and mirrors to do our own before leaving. Everyone was super nice, fun, and I would recommend them to anyone. My wedding was on the Carnival Sunshine and we had to be at the port for check-in at 10am.

Rachel K.

Beautiful Bride

Belle did a great bleach and tone for me and at half the price of a normal salon (and did a better job than some profs)

Whitney S.

Hands down best school in Brevard!!!!! No complaints. Friendly, understanding and best teachers!!! The atmosphere is amazing and students are trained above and beyond expectations!!!! I would recommend this school over a salon/spa any day!!! Not to mention the great pricing. We ❤ you!! Keep up the great work!

Danitra C.

Took my granddaughter in for a trim and layers. They did a fantastic job. Very quick, friendly.

Peri P.

Happy Grandma
TCM Cheung

Very nice service, people are friendly here. Hair done by DJ with lots of attention and care. Great job! Mic is the teacher with us and he is great.

TCM Cheung

Had the Microdermabrasion!, Wow, what a great experience! Will definitely go back! The price was also fantastic!

Sharon Netherton

Best massage program in the county! The teachers are very experienced, use a great curriculum, and are there for you every step of the way. I even looked into the other schools and personally know multiple graduates from all 3 of the schools, and I have always heard the best feedback about this one in particular. They offer financial aid, admissions with rick is smooth and fast, and there are so many places always trying to recruit the graduates at this school that your almost guaranteed a job at graduation! If your interested in being a successful massage therapist this is the place for you.


Awesome school taught and ran by great people. I highly recommend visiting this place!

Palm Bay Mom

Very nice cut from the barber student!!!!
First time at the Academy. Took my niece for a cut and was very pleased with how good the cut came out!!!

Debbie S.

Pleased Aunt

I love this place. I’ve been in and out of the school for years, and have never had a bad experience. The pedicures are second to none. Both programs barber and cosmetology are extremely well organized. Super friendly and welcoming staff. GO CHECK THEM OUT!!!

Travis G.

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