Aspen Beauty Academy of Laurel’s mission is to provide quality education in a hands-on, supportive and motivating environment that prepares our graduates for licensure with the skills necessary to excel and prosper in the field of cosmetology.

The program provides 1500 clock hours of required instruction in English to prepare students for the Maryland State Board of Cosmetologists licensing examination. This includes MUD’s 84-hour Beauty Essential makeup certification course.

The Academy is approved by the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) and the Maryland Board of Cosmetologists and accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences (NACCAS).

During their training, students will cover the following topics in various levels of detail:

  •  Hair Theory and Hair Care
  • Product Knowledge
  • Shampooing and Scalp Care
  • Hair Color
  • Perm
  • Relax
  • Sculpture/Haircut
  • Hair Design and Styling
  • Long Hair: Braids & Updos
  • Keratin Treatments
  • Facials
  • Hair Removal (Waxing and Tweezing)
  • Makeup
  • Manicure and Pedicure
  • Artificial and UV Gel Nails
  • Wigs and Hair Additions
  • Healthy Body and Mind
  • Communications and Human Relations
  • Client-Centered Design
  • Science
  • Maryland Laws and Regulations
  • Business Structure and Management

Aspen Beauty Academy of Laurel

Be sure to check what our requirements are for admissions to our cosmetology school. See our class schedules to make sure that our class days and times are a good fit for you, and to also check our class enrollment start dates. 


At Aspen Beauty Academy, we’re dedicated to providing a complete schooling experience to prepare people to enter the salon industry flawlessly. Contact us today to sign up for our classes!


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