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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.

Through meaningful educational experiences, Penrose Academy educates, empowers and connects you to your 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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  • Oct 26th, 2020Laser Program: 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-tech-header-hero.jpgPenrose Academy
  • Nov 11th, 2020Hair Hybrid - Class full, call for wait list availability: 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
  • Nov 11th, 2020Cosmetology Hybrid - Class full, call for wait list availability: 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
  • Nov 11th, 2020Esthetics - 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

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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

    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 Program

    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

91%
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 based on Halloween (for Fall) or New York Fashion Week (for Spring).

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 Manager 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
Right off the bat, I knew Penrose would train me to be the best professional I could be. I knew from their high-end product lines and relationship with Bumble and Bumble that I would be getting the best training out there. The focus on business and culture was also really important to me; that would be my edge when looking for a job.
Glen Fernandez, Cosmetology Graduate

Congratulations Penrose August 2020 Graduates!

Congratulations to our newest Cosmetology, Hair, Esthetics and Laser Graduates! On August 25 we celebrated our most recent graduates with another of our “Drive-In” graduations. This is a graduation format we’ve adopted during the COVID-19 pandemic that provides a safer alternative to our traditional indoor graduation ceremonies. Guests viewed the ceremony and processional on two

Congratulations Penrose June 2020 Graduates!

Congratulations to our June 2020 Graduates! On June 25 we celebrated our most recent graduates with a unique “Drive-In” graduation. The drive-in format enabled everyone to participate in a safe, socially distanced ceremony where guests viewed the ceremony and processional on two giant LED screens and listened through their FM radios. We are so proud

Penrose Academy’s Heightened COVID-19 Safety Measures

Over the last few months, COVID-19 has made our way of living something we almost don’t recognize anymore. Everyone around the world has had to change their daily lives to adjust to the “new normal.” At Penrose Academy, there has been a lot of planning and preparation for our reopening after our state mandated closure

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.

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