Become a Confident Beauty Expert In Under 1 Year*
Professional Cosmetology, Esthetics, and Laser Technician Training in Scottsdale, AZ
Welcome to Penrose Academy
You want to be the next big thing. A beauty professional who’s a star in their own right. You have the raw talent, but you need the technical skills and business training to get there. At Penrose Academy, you’ll get a customized curriculum curated by leading international beauty experts, with a focus on essential business skills to market yourself effectively.
Our Mission Statement:
Through meaningful educational experiences, Penrose Academy educates, empowers and connects students to their professional goals.
Learning more about our Cosmetology Hybrid, Hair Hybrid, Esthetics, Esthetics Hybrid, and Laser Technician programs is your first step towards a career in the professional beauty industry.
Training at Penrose will expose you to a world of new possibilities; explore your potential.
educate. empower. connect.
Penrose Academy is a trailblazer, so it's no surprise that we offer the first approved Hybrid Cosmetology program in Arizona. Get a blend of classroom and online training, and plenty of first-hand, on-the-floor experience at our Student Salon.
Penrose Academy is now offering a Hybrid Hair program. For those of you who're interested in becoming a Hair Stylist, and want to focus solely on that, then this program is for you. Learn cutting, coloring, perming, styling and more.
Esthetics & Esthetics Hybrid
Learn the art of Esthetics. With this program you'll delve into the scientific understanding of skincare. Get hands-on training, creative makeup training, and professional development core-skills as well.
Become a Certified Laser Technician. Learn popular laser procedures both in the classroom and hands-on in the Student Medical Spa, as well as medical surveillance practices, patient charting, and more in only 88 hours.
Is Beauty School Right for You? Find Out! Take the Penrose Academy “Beauty 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 >>
Graduate Licensure Rate
From the Arizona State Board of Cosmetology
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Learn to become a well-rounded beauty professional who’s as talented as they are business savvy. We cover customer service etiquette, strategies on how to market your services, resume writing, financial awareness, and business management – all of which can be applied to your area of specialization within the beauty industry.
Develop your portfolio and hone your creativity with Penrose’s editorial projects and events. Wander + Wonder, our editorial styling and virtual runway event, allows students to showcase their work in a live-streamed presentation. Let your imagination run wild when you and your team create hair and makeup designs.
You want to get your “foot-in-the-door” of the professional beauty industry, but you’re not sure where to begin. Penrose Academy’s Student Services department has your back. We offer a custom Penrose app with a regularly updated job board to connect you to a diverse group of industry owners and employers in our area, and our on-site Placement Coordinator is dedicated to providing relevant career-related information for all our students and alumni.
I have always wanted to make people look and feel beautiful. I am a makeup artist and wanted to pursue my dreams of also doing hair. A cosmetology license will allow me to explore different areas of the beauty industry without limits. My hair dresser knew that I was interested in beauty school and recommended Penrose because she also attended the program and had a really positive experience and was able to find a great job right out of school.
Staff & Faculty Attend 2023 Associated Skin Care Professionals ASCP School Forum
Earlier this month, several of our educators, managers, and department heads attended the ASCP Seminar at the Wigwam Resort in Arizona! The Penrose staff and faculty joined together with other skincare schools across the country to share ideas and inspire conversations about educating today’s future beauty industry professionals. By “connecting, learning, sharing, and inspiring” the ASCP School Forum gave
Student Council visits local high school to assist with prom.
Penrose Academy’s Student Council visited Pinnacle Peak High School in March 2023 to assist with hair and makeup for the unveiling of the school’s Junior + Senior Prom Theme! The Prom Court and Committee were red carpet ready for their assembly with the help from our very own students. Student Council members embody our school culture,
Penrose Welcomes SkinPen!
We are so pleased to announce the newest addition to the Student Spa Clinic! SkinPen is the leading microneedling device in the industry. SkinPen is known to be comfortable, effective and minimally invasive. Microneedling is a service for those that struggle with: • Wrinkles • Acne scarring • Fine lines • Enlarged pores How does
Is a Rewarding Beauty Career Right For You? Get More Info…
If you’re interested in learning more about careers in beauty and exploring whether Penrose Academy is right for you, fill out the form to receive more information or take our online training readiness quiz!
For immediate questions, give us a call at 480-222-9540.
*Program length when completed in normal time.
**Penrose Academy cannot guarantee employment.