Graduation Requirements

A Student shall be deemed to have graduated from a Cosmetology school (having completed the educational requirements established by 820 IAC 4-1-11 when all of the following have occurred.

For successful completion of the Cosmetology Program, a student must:

  1. Have all theory and comprehensive practical skills evaluations grades of 75% or better.
  2. Successfully pass both written and comprehensive practical skill evaluation finals with 75% or better
  3. Complete the Indiana State Board Progress Book.
  4. Complete 1500 hours of training.
  5. Meet all financial responsibilities due to the Academy.

Upon completion you will receive a Diploma Certificate


Final may be taken prior to meeting financial obligations, but State Board Application will not be filled out until all graduation requirements are met. All written State final exams will be taken at PSI – exam is $52.00.

After successfully completing all graduation requirements which includes the balance of school being paid in full, you will be given an application for State Board Examination. All applications must be complete and accurate upon receipt to be fully processed.

All applications must be accompanied by the $40.00 License fee to Indiana Professional Licensing Agency (Attn: State Board of Cosmetology & Barber Examiners) 402 West Washington Street, Room W072 Indianapolis, In. 46204, telephone # (317) 234-3031. If an incomplete or incorrect examination application is received, it will be returned to the school or the applicant for completion or correction. All documentation must be in English or accompanied by a certified translation in English.


While the school cannot guarantee employment for graduates, assistance in finding suitable employment is provided by posting area job openings on a career opportunities bulletin board for student to review. Students also receive training in professionalism and job search skills including how to write a resume, complete an employment application, and prepare for an effective interview. The curriculum places a great deal of emphasis on how to obtain and retain employment after graduation. Graduates are encouraged to continue contact with the school and follow up with the school on current employment or employment needs. In addition, the school maintains a network of relationships with professionals and employers who provide mentoring to students while they are in school. Job referrals are made known to interested graduates as available.