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Hays Academy of Hair Design


Where Will Your Talent
Take You?

Your talent can take you anywhere in the world.
Here are just a few of the career options you can consider:

  • Professional Stylist
  • Salon Manager/Owner
  • Independent Contractor
  • Spa Manager/Owner
  • Skin Care Specialist
  • Nail Technician
  • Lash Technician
  • Makeup Technician
  • Professional Educator
  • Platform Artist
  • Product Representative
  • Retail Specialist
  • Cosmetology Instructor
  • State Board Member/Examiner

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Where Will Your Talent
Take You?

Your talent can take you anywhere in the world.
Here are just a few of the career options you can consider:

  • Professional Stylist
  • Salon Manager/Owner
  • Independent Contractor
  • Spa Manager/Owner
  • Skin Care Specialist
  • Nail Technician
  • Lash Technician
  • Makeup Technician
  • Professional Educator
  • Platform Artist
  • Product Representative
  • Retail Specialist
  • Cosmetology Instructor
  • State Board Member/Examiner

About Hays Academy

Considered by many to be the #1 Business Training program in the health and beauty industry, Hays Academy is among an elite group of schools to be privileged enough to have this as a part of their curriculum. In 2018, Hays Academy became the first school in the world to offer the Wella Cut Craft cutting curriculum. This renowned cutting system has been proven a huge success for existing stylists and will be a tremendous addition to the already very impressive partnerships.

In 2014, Hays Academy began to partner with MUD Make-Up knowing that the best make-up and education behind the product would be a huge benefit to all involved. Because of these amazing additions, Hays Academy is able to produce some of the most hirable and market ready graduates in the country!



Why Choose Hays Academy?

Award Winning School

• 2017 Sassoon Cut, Color and Finish 1st Place
• 2017 Wella National Trend Vision – 2 Finalists
• 2016 Nuts and Bolts International Business Student of the Year 2nd and 3rd Place


Two Locations

• Hays, Kansas
• Salina, Kansas


Proven Industry Partners

• Nuts and Bolts Business Training
• Wella Cut Craft
• Wella Signature School


Financial Aid Available to Those Who Qualify


What Our Students Are Saying...

"Thank You Hays Academy!"

"I love every single instructor at Hays Academy they have impacted my life tremendously with my cutting and coloring skills to my client consultations. Always there for me when I had struggles and taking their time with me and helping me grow and to be a better cosmetologist. Thank you Hays Academy of Hair Design for everything!"

Stephanie Cervantes

"Go Out and Succeed"

"Hays Academy of Hair Design provided me the tools, experience, and opportunity to go out and succeed. Whenever I was feeling down they always went out of their way to pick me back up. They made me realize you can go anywhere in life as long as you work hard and want it. They made me feel like one of their own, I can definitely see why they say “Welcome to the family”."

Lexie Reinhardt

"Glad I Chose This School"

"I’m very glad I chose this school. It has been a very positive place to be. Everyone is so welcoming and its something I’ll never forget. I appreciate all that this school has done for me!"

Ashley Bettenbrock

"Great School"

"Hays Academy of Hair Design is a great school. The owners and instructors truly seem to care about our success in school and afterwards. They do so much more than just preparing you for your state board exams. They help you build habits and character that will last a lifetime and help you in your career and life in general."

Bailey Jackson

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Upcoming 2020 Start Dates

We are excited about the interest we have had from students wanting to attend Hays Academy and we now start classes FIVE times during the year. We have partnered with some of the top names in the industry which is helping us produce some of the most hireable graduates in the country. This is such an amazing career that offers endless opportunities! There has never been a better time to get into this amazing industry! If you are creative, energetic, like to make people feel better, and want to make a difference, give us a call today! Our start dates:

  • February 11

  • May 26

  • August 25

  • November 10

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