Supplement your Cosmetology License

The Hair Arts Institute barbering crossover course will provide a pathway to create modern, wearable, masculine hair at any length as well as any hair texture.
You will study classic barbering techniques such as the art of shaving, clipper work, and scissor over comb together with modern precision cutting on longer hair.
This course is designed to give you the confidence and skill set to pass the Oklahoma State Board exam and to forge a successful career in a modern barber-style grooming.

EDUCATOR TESTIMONIALS

"They are the most successful team of hairdressers I have worked with. Their passion and technique, as well as their traditional barbering knowledge, will be pushing the boundaries of hairdressing at the Hair Arts Institute."

Sheriff Mehmet, Envy Barbers and British Barbering Association

Sheriff Mehmet, Envy Barbers and British Barbering Association

"As the former Senior Creative Director of the Sassoon Academy and founder and creative director of the renowned SR Education program, it is my personal and professional opinion that the Hair Arts Institute is one of the elite centers of hair design in North America. Any passionate prospective student will learn the modern skills needed to be successful in their craft and in our diverse industry.

Sally Rogerson, SR Education

Sally Rogerson, SR Education

"I have had a business relationship with Rick Bennett, one of their founding educators, for over two decades. Knowing his passion for quality and creative learning, I can attest that the Hair Arts Institute will prepare dedicated students to achieve the highest standards in the industry.

Stephen Moody, Wella Global Education Academy Dean

Stephen Moody, Artistic Director for Paul Mitchell

Careers in Barbering

While the Hair Arts Institute cannot guarantee employment for Graduates, assistance in finding suitable employment is provided by posting area job openings. Students also receive classroom training on how to write a resume, complete an employment application, and prepare for an effective interview. This is an excellent opportunity for our students to obtain professional salon exposure, secure future employment, and easily transition from school to work.

Barber Crossover Program FAQs

How long is you barber crossover program?

Our barber crossover program is 300 hours, meaning you could be licensed in as little as eight and a half weeks.

What schedules are offered for your barber crossover program?

Currently we only offer full-time for our barber crossover program. For more information about what our full-time schedule entails, contact us!

Do you offer financial aid for your barber crossover program?

We currently do not offer financial aid for our barber crossover program. For more information contact us!

Ready To Become a Barber?

Start your future in barbering with Hair Arts Institute. Before getting started, it’s important to note the following requirements:

  • Proof of Age (Minimum of 16 years old)
  • High School Diploma, GED, or Equivalent
  • Paid Application Fee
  • Register with the State Regulatory Agency

We can’t wait to meet you and help you get started on your barbering goals.

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From dueling haircutting demos to an exclusive color program designed by celebrity colorist @diannedegnan, @hairartsinstitute is unlike any other hair school. Invest in unrivaled education and start your new career with confidence. 
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We’re hiring!! Are you a licensed barber or cosmetologist with a passion for education? 
Hair Arts Institute is looking to add a passionate educator to our team!
Candidates who meet the following requirements will be considered:
•MUST be a licensed Barber or Cosmetologist
•Educator license a plus! (Will train the right candidate)
•MUST be highly proficient and experienced in HAIR COLORING and up to date with current color trends.
•Strong facilitation and demonstration skills a plus!
Does this sound like you?!
Send your résumé to info@hairartsinstitute.com 
Call (405)286-2600 with any questions!!
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Learning to collaborate with a team is an essential skill for achieving many goals in the hair industry. When you choose to come to school at Hair Arts Institute you’re investing in your own success in a competitive industry. Stay tuned for part 2 and 3 of our collection sessions! 
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Curly mullet masterpiece by student @vividsbyvi 🙌
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Scissor over comb work by student @kai_worthley 👏
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We’re hiring!! Are you a licensed barber or cosmetologist with a passion for education? 
Hair Arts Institute is looking to add a passionate educator to our team!
Candidates who meet the following requirements will be considered:
•MUST be a licensed Barber or Cosmetologist
•Educator license a plus! (Will train the right candidate)
•MUST be highly proficient and experienced in HAIR COLORING and up to date with current color trends.
•Must have strong facilitation and demonstration skills.
Does this sound like you?!
Send your résumé to info@hairartsinstitute.com 
Call (405)286-2600 with any questions!!
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Make a fresh start with a fresh cut @hairartsinstitute ✂️.. we love this cute little Bob by @vividsbyvi !
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✨This is your sign to change the trajectory of 2024 toward your dream career! Book a tour today to get started and learn from the best in the industry. Give us a call at (405)286-2600 or visit our website to schedule your visit! ✨
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Just because we don’t offer vivid salon coloring services doesn’t mean our students don’t get to learn and practice trendy techniques! @s.maklay.g and @logan.burleson rose to the challenge on @kai_worthley with this multidimensional vivid sugarplum transformation!
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Looking for a Barbering or Cosmetology program in OKC? Invest in your own success and gain the confidence to excel in a competitive industry. At Hair Arts Institute you’re investing in the highest quality education in precision hair cutting and hair-coloring. Your future can start now! Book a tour to get started! 
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Come experience the Hair Arts difference and see how talented our students are! Book now and save your budget the holidays. Visit the link in our bio to schedule an appointment or call (405)286-2600. *Appointments available Tuesday 11/21 and Wednesday 11/22 for the week of Thanksgiving!*
Student work by:
@brushed.by_briawna 
@aubmckamie 
@silviastyleshair 
@lxgn.hair 
@vividsbyvi 
@hairbykyhunter 
@hair.bye.matthew 
@carley.doesyourhair 
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*The moment in Cosmetology school when you realize how important the color wheel was this whole time *😅
We love learning color theory with  @rossitaylorrrrrrrrr 
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✂️We love showing off student work! 
Check out this fresh fade by @hair.bye.matthew for @iivansandoval ✂️👏
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In search of affordable salon services? ✂️🎨💈
We offer Cut, Color, and styling services @hairartsinstitute ! 
All services are performed by our talented students and supervised by our highly skilled, licensed instructors. Visit our website or give us a call at (405)286-2600 to book with a student today! 
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✨Student Spotlight!✨
@taylordenaegaede put in the work for this #bigchop ! We’re loving this transformation!! 
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@hair.bye.matthew played a game of #salonroulette with @aubreedoeshair and the results are a big surprise! 😲🥰 
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Last week we launched our Advanced Academy with a team soirée! We celebrated with a beautiful evening to introduce the team while they inspired us through hair. We are thrilled to be curating advanced classes for this fall. Our first class will be Nov 5th and 6th and can be booked now! Call or email for more information!
Thank you to all of our participants and those that joined us! 

Team: @randallabroussard @rossitaylorrrrrrrrr @avedabilly 
MUA: @cherrichapstick 
Muse: @sxcks2sck @thesammislider @harmony_2_8 
Video: @jackharstad 

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Learn precision Haircutting the Sassoon way @hairartsinstitute . Book a tour today to get started! 
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Oklahoma City

15001 North May Ave, Suite D
Oklahoma City, OK 73134

(405) 288-9016

CAMPUS HOURS
Tuesday - Friday
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Saturday
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM