Become a Barber.
Set your course and join the world-class barbering program that provides technical training and hands on experience in a fast-growing industry.
Quick application process with no fees.
"Full of people who aspire to learn and be better." - Maxx Larsen
"Attending Academy of Hair Design was one of the best decisions I've ever made in my life." - Laken Lee Rodrigues
"Academy of Hair Design was the foundation of my success..." - Brad Taylor
The Best Barber School in Springfield
Grow your talents through professional guest speakers, team and individual competitions, community activities, business training, live fashion shows, and professional coaching sessions.
Practical Business Skills
Learn payment structure used in salons, organizational skills to help prioritize tasks and manage time, along with communication to gain and grow client relationships.
State Exam Preparation
The barber program is designed to provide all the training hours and practical knowledge needed to pass the state licensing exam.
An Art for the Ages
Go beyond clipper work and fading as you learn the timeless techniques and creative trends of barbering. Elevated approaches keep the craft cool, while providing you a creative (and not corporate) career for life.
Learn all the fundamental skills you need to navigate the industry as a top-tier barber.
Break Down Tradition
Being stuck behind a keyboard was never your style. In-class education provides students with theory, hands-on practical training, and technical instruction to master various real-life barbering techniques. Train to navigate every cut, clip, shear, and shave solo!
Above the Rest
At AOHD, learn to combine the timeless traditions in barbering with the future of fashion. With the core curriculum, business training, and the addition of honors certificates, mold into the master you were made to be.
Why they picked AOHD
Barbers Are a Special Breed
When a client sits in your chair, it's your responsibility to transform their vision into reality. Staying up-to-speed on the latest trends and eager to try something new is essential to keeping your craft polished. Your ability to interact with clients will develop lasting relationships and repeat customers.
- This profession is best suited for active listeners and the on-the-toes do-ers.
- This career is perfect for creative thinkers and bold eager go-get-ers.
- This is the profession where the people that love people can really be around people.
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Run in Your Right Direction
Become a barber and join the career that will grow your personality, cater to your creativity, and launch your life into really living.