Barber Colleges

A Barber College is an establishment that renders, for compensation, the services of a barber, but having for its primary purpose the teaching of the theory and practice of serving as a barber.

To become licensed, a barber college must provide an educational program requiring the completion of 225 hours of classroom study, demonstrations and recitations, and 1,575 hours of practical barber training. The college must also meet the sanitation standards required of barber colleges and employs or contracts not less than 2 full-time licensed instructors, as well as other requirements as outlined in MCL 339.1110.