Get the Skills to Be a
Cosmetology Professional

Beau Monde student giving a client a great style during Cosmetology training

Hands-On Cosmetology Training Program in Portland, OR

Cosmetology Professionals use their creativity, personality and training to connect with people and help others to feel great about the way they look.

If you’re a stylish, social person interested in hair, make-up, nails and other beauty services, you owe it to yourself to stop settling for less and explore your future in Cosmetology.

Become a Skilled Cosmetology Professional

The Cosmetology Program from Beau Monde Academy provides the hands-on training, practical experience and industry support it takes to become a highly qualified beauty professional.

Through guidance by experienced industry professionals you’ll be equipped with the skills, techniques and knowledge it takes to turn your passion and drive into a rewarding career.

Subjects include:

Hair Design

  • Ladies’ and Men’s Sculpting
  • Theory of Design
  • Up-do’s
  • Styles & Texture
  • Color Theory
  • Perm Design


  • Facials
  • Waxing
  • Body Treatments
  • Makeup application

Nail Technology

  • Manicures
  • Pedicure
  • Artificial Nails
  • Hand & Arm Massage


Is a Career as a Cosmetologist Right For You? Take the Beau Monde Academy “Cosmetology Career Training Readiness Quiz”

This fun, online quiz takes 3-minutes to complete and you’ll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style plus the training and positions you’re best suited for. Get Your Career Training Readiness score now.


Cosmetology is a people business. In addition to technical skills, as a student in this program you’ll benefit from Beau Monde Academy’s Salon Success Program, which provides the skills and self-assurance it takes to maintain and build a successful clientele. Graduates are also eligible for state licensure.

Beau Monde Academy is a truly exceptional cosmetology school. They inspire the future generation of stylist by giving them exposure to different careers in the industry, they promote competition work and other opportunities that go beyond working behind the chair!
Sasha Zoghi, Sebastian Top Artist, working on an alternative hairstyle for a model
Sasha Zoghi, Sebastian Top Artist

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The Only Accredited Competency Cosmetology College in America That Offers Federal Financial Aid to Those Who Qualify!

A great advantage to choosing Beau Monde Academy as your school is that we are a Competency-Based school. This means that when you have demonstrated mastery in a skill, you move on to the next module; your training is individual so you take only as long as you need to excel.

 Competency (estimated hours/weeks)  Traditional Clock Hour Program
 Cosmetology  1150 hours  33 weeks  1835 hours


Beyond Replication to Artistry

Beau Monde Academy students learn their craft through the world renowned Pivot Point International method. Pivot Point’s educational philosophy is based on the belief that hair design is an art form, with hair as the medium.

Beau Monde Academy is proud to provide an education that allows you to become a Professional Designer. You’ll have the skills to see, think and create as a designer rather than simply duplicating a haircut.


Career Opportunities

Successful graduates of this program are prepared for a wide variety of exciting beauty industry careers, including:

  • Salon Owner
  • Salon Coordinator
  • Nail Care Artist
  • Hair Color Specialist
  • Makeup Artist
  • Fashion Show Stylist
  • Beauty Care Magazine Writer
  • Beauty Care Marketing
  • Tradeshow Exhibitor
  • Beauty Care Product Distributor
  • Beauty School Instructor
  • Hairstylist
  • Image Consultant
  • Salon Sales Consultant
  • Photo and Movie Stylist
  • Beauty Product Designer
  • Beauty School Owner
  • Esthetician
  • Manufacturer Sales Representative
  • Platform Artist
  • Beauty Business Consultant
  • Mortician Makeup and Hair Stylist

Hands-On Experience in a Real Salon

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 high-end salons or spas.

You’ll enter the professional world with confidence, fully prepared to build your client base, after gaining so much direct, real-world experience before you graduate.

Get the Support You Need to Launch a Successful Career

This training is about more than a certificate to hang on the wall – it’s about getting a career you love. Beau Monde Academy is dedicated to supporting you throughout your career. Experienced Career Services professionals are happy to offer support and help you pursue employment opportunities.

Financial Aid is available for those who qualify.

Is 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 Beau Monde Academy Admissions Representative, give us a call at 503.252.1638.

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