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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, 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.

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  • Dec 13th, 2021Laser: Penrose Academy - Scottsdale 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.https://penrose.edu/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/laser-photo-hero-2-opt.jpgPenrose Academy
  • Dec 13th, 2021Esthetics & Esthetics Hybrid - Limited class sizes, call for availability: Penrose Academy - Scottsdale 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.https://penrose.edu/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/esthetics-8541-hero.jpgPenrose Academy
  • Jan 12th, 2022Cosmetology Hybrid: Penrose Academy - Scottsdale 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.https://penrose.edu/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/cosmetology-hybrid-8262-hero.jpgPenrose Academy
  • Jan 12th, 2022Hair Hybrid: Penrose Academy - Scottsdale 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.https://penrose.edu/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/hair-hybrid-7376-hero.jpgPenrose Academy

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  • Cosmetology Hybrid

    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.

  • Hair Hybrid

    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.

  • Laser

    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.

  • Faculty Certification

    If you've been in the professional beauty industry for a few years and you're considering taking on an instructor role, this course is for you. Become a Beauty Educator and train the next generation of Cosmetologists.

#1
Beauty School for Technology
As voted by Modern Salon

89%
Job Placement Rate**
as reported in our annual report

12:1
Average Student
to Faculty Ratio

13
Beauty Changes Lives
Scholarship Recipients

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 >>

Creativity

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.

Connections

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.

Penrose offers Cosmetology, Hairstylist, Esthetics, Laser Technician, and Educator Programs so you can realize your professional beauty goals; entering the beauty industry armed with technique and business smarts will set you up for success
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.
Angelica De La Vega, Cosmetology and Laser Graduate

Beacon 2022 Help Advance Your Career In The Beauty Industry

Beacon 2022 – Apply Now! The Beacon program has been an avenue for Penrose students and graduates to network with well known industry professionals and prestigious business owners over the course of Penrose Academy’s 15 year history. We highly encourage all Penrose students to take advantage of this program! What is Beacon? Beacon is a

Wander + Wonder: Chromatics

We hosted our first semi-annual editorial event of 2021 – Wander + Wonder: Chromatics! For this event all students were invited to participate and create an editorial look encompassing hair, make-up, nails, and wardrobe! This was the fourteenth Wander + Wonder competition that we have hosted, and because of COVID-19 things looked a little different

Congratulations to our February 2021 Graduates!

Our “drive-in” graduations continue!  We celebrated our February 2021 graduates safely, socially distanced, and enjoying the beautiful Arizona weather! Our celebration included a student speaker, commencement address, and processional of 66 graduates who are embarking on their new careers in the beauty industry! Check out the gallery to see all of the fun!

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.