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March 26, 2020

Five Benefits of Choosing Beauty School vs. Traditional College


beauty school studentsWhen it comes to pursuing higher education, the path isn’t always limited to traditional colleges and universities. College isn’t right for everyone and the long hours and intense workload can be a challenge for anyone. It can take four years or more before you’ve finally made it to the finish line and achieved your degree. 

Over the years, beauty schools have gained popularity as an alternative route for individuals with a passion for cosmetology, esthetics, and all things beauty-related. With a specialized class curriculum, practical training, and programs geared toward your career choice, beauty school could be just the place for you. In this blog, we will explore five significant benefits of choosing a beauty school over a traditional college.

1. You Can Make a Difference

One of the best parts about the beauty industry is the power you have to make a significant impact on your clients’ lives. Beauty professionals are more than just artists; they become confidants, empowering individuals to feel confident and beautiful. As a cosmetologist, esthetician, or nail technician, you will be in a position to boost self-esteem and positively influence how people perceive themselves.

With our programs, you can learn how to give that pick-me-up to your future clients through makeup, beautiful nail art, or a new hairstyle. The rewarding feeling of transforming someone’s appearance and witnessing their increased confidence is unparalleled. By choosing beauty school, you embark on a journey of making a difference, one hairstyle or skincare treatment at a time.

2. Abundant Opportunities

With the right education and dedication, beauty school can open doors to an exciting and fulfilling career journey. The beauty industry can be a thriving and ever-evolving field, presenting an array of exciting opportunities for aspiring professionals:

  • Cosmetologist
  • Hairstylist
  • Makeup Artist
  • Esthetician/Skin Care Specialist
  • Nail Technician
  • Salon/Spa Manager
  • Beauty Educator/Instructor
  • Salon/Spa Owner
  • Celebrity Stylist
  • Beauty Blogger/Influencer
  • Beauty Brand Ambassador
  • And more!


Broaden your horizons and see what you can achieve. Check out Five Unexpected Jobs for a Cosmetologist to learn more. Not only is there an abundant list of careers to choose from, but the opportunities for cosmetology are expected to expand by 11% between now and 2031 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

3. No Unnecessary Classes

One of the most significant advantages of attending beauty school is the absence of unnecessary classes typically found in traditional college programs. Instead of spending years studying unrelated subjects, beauty school focuses solely on the skills and knowledge needed to excel in the beauty industry. You’ll dive straight into practical, hands-on training from day one, learning the latest techniques and trends directly applicable to your future career.  Each class is designed to help you grow and improve no matter where your passion lies. We have your interests in mind right from the start and do what we can to make sure you fly high. This streamlined approach ensures you graduate with expertise in your chosen field without any academic fluff.

4. Create Lifelong Bonds

When you start school here, you can expect to meet a lot of new incredible people. As you work closely with your classmates and instructors, you form tight-knit bonds that often last a lifetime. The shared passion for beauty and creativity creates a supportive environment where you can exchange ideas, collaborate on projects, and learn from one another. Your classmates can share the same new and exciting journey side-by-side with you and can even become lifelong friends.

When you finally make your way to the salon floor and start meeting your clients, you can form a close bond with each of them. Your clients can come to you for some pampering and much-needed “me-time” of which you’ll be a part of.

5. Graduation Can Be Just Around the Corner

One big difference between traditional college and beauty school is the time it can take to graduate. Depending on which program you choose to explore, you can go through beauty school in a relatively short time. In fact, our full-time cosmetology program can be completed in as just under a year! This accelerated timeline allows you to start earning and practicing your craft sooner, saving both time and money.  With the demand for cosmetologists rising, you might find your skills could be in high demand.

After completing our courses we hope that you feel confident with your skills to build your clientele and grow into the successful potential we know you have. Your success is our ultimate goal, and we can’t wait to see you flourish in your chosen career path.

Learn How To Get Started

Beauty school is full of new and exciting opportunities that are ripe for the taking. If you feel like Moler Beauty Academy is the place for you, contact us at our Cincinnati or Fairfield campuses and find out how you can get started on your journey toward a rewarding career in the beauty industry. Our friendly admissions team is ready to answer any questions you may have and guide you through the enrollment process. Don’t wait to pursue your passion for beauty – take the first step today and embark on an unforgettable experience at Moler Beauty Academy!

Cincinnati campus

Moler-Hollywood Beauty Academy
6142 Montgomery Road
Cincinnati, OH 45213

Fax: 513-621-1008
(513) 621-5262

Fairfield campus

Moler-Pickens Beauty Academy
5951-S Boymel Drive
Fairfield, OH 45014

Fax: 513-874-5102
(513) 874-5116