Get The Skills Needed To Be A Cosmetology Professional
Capri students get hands-on experience serving real clients in our on-site student salon & spa.
62 Week Hands-On Beauty Career Training Program
Cosmetologists use their creativity, personality and sense of style to connect with others and help people feel great about the way they look.
If you’re a stylish, social person interested in hair, makeup, nails and other beauty services, you owe it to yourself to take a couple of minutes to explore your potential in cosmetology.
Becoming a Qualified Cosmetology Professional
The Cosmetology Program from Capri College provides the hands-on training, practical experience and industry support it takes to pursue a beauty career.
As a Capri student, you’ll learn to unlock your creativity and have fun, while building the skills to achieve your beauty career goals. Classes are active and led by knowledgeable beauty professionals with years of experience working in the industry. You’ll get the up-to-date beauty education it takes to compete and make your mark in this business. Skills include:
- Haircutting for Men & Women
- Razor Cutting & Clippers
- Thermal Styling
- Hair Color
- Manicures & Pedicures
- Artificial Nails
- Skin Care/Facials
- Hair Removal (Face, Arms, Legs)
- Advanced Braiding Concepts
- Ethnic Styling
- Hair Extensions
In addition to beauty education, you’ll get the practical business and marketing training that can help turn your talent and passion for cosmetology into a successful, sustainable career.
As a Capri cosmetology graduate, you’re prepared to pursue work in a wide variety of interesting positions, including:
- Hair Stylist
- Hair Color Specialist
- Nail Artist/Manicurist
- Skin Care/Waxing Professional
- Makeup Artist
- Salon/Spa Manager
- Salon or Day Spa Owner
- Cosmetology School Instructor
- Manufacturer’s Sales Representative
- Beauty Product Educator/Distributor
- Platform Artist/Educator*
- Photo & Movie Stylist*
- Image Consultant*
- Beauty Magazine Writer*
*This list is for example only and Capri does not guarantee placement
“The time spend at Capri gave me the technical, leadership and business skills to achieve my ultimate goal of opening my own salon.”
– Ashley R. Benson, Capri College Graduate
Real World Learning – Not Your Average Classroom
You don’t learn cosmetology just from textbooks – you learn it on the salon floor. As a student in this program you’ll have the opportunity to work with real clients in our on-campus salon.
Under the guidance of experienced cosmetology educators you’ll provide clients with the same types of services offered in salons or spas. You’ll also have the opportunity to go on educational field trips to local salons and spas.
You can graduate with confidence, fully prepared to build your client base, after gaining our direct, real-world experience before you graduate.
Part of the Family – The Capri Difference
We are a family owned business. Once you start your journey with us, you become a Capri family member. You’ll never feel like a number, will never get lost in the crowd. We care about your education, experience, and your future success!
As a Capri student you start and move through each unit with the same class. Everyone’s at the same level and learning together. You’ll have the chance to really bond and create meaningful relationships and friendships!
Get the Support You Need to Launch a Successful Career
At Capri, we know cosmetology training is about more than a certificate to hang on the wall – it’s about getting a career you love. Experienced professionals are here to offer support and help you pursue employment opportunities.
Capri College has long-standing relationships with area salon and spa employers. We listen to them for ways we can improve, to keep our education current. Our community involvement and long-standing relationships allow us to better assist you with employment options.
Financial Aid is available for those who qualify.
Is a Creative Career in Cosmetology Right for You?
Get More Information…
If you’re interested in learning more about careers in the beauty industry, and exploring whether cosmetology is right for you, fill out the form on this page to receive more information.
To speak to a friendly and knowledgeable Capri College Admissions Representative, call the campus nearest you.
- Cedar Rapids: 1.319.364.1541
- Davenport: 1.563.388.6642
- Dubuque: 1.563.588.2379
- Waterloo: 1.319.234.2600
Gainful Employment Program Disclosures for Cosmetology: