Professional Academy of Cosmetology

516 East Marshall Street

Norristown, PA 19401

Phone: (610) 277-7390

FAX: (610) 277-7391


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Professional Academy of Cosmetology

The Natural Hair Braiders Program is 300 Clock Hours.  Theory and Practical Skills will include:

Theory: Hair care, hair and scalp disorders and diseases, occupational safety, Art of Business, hygiene & sanitation, your professional image, tips on taxes, anatomy & physiology and state law.

Practical Services: Hands on (initially with mannequins) before moving to the clinic floor to work on clients under instructor supervision.


The Professional Academy of Cosmetology, LLC will equip students with the knowledge and practical experience necessary to pass the Pennsylvania State Board of Natural Hair Braiding Licensing Exam.  Students must pass written exams with a 75% average.  Natural Hair Braiders may start practicing their skills immediately after receiving their license following graduation.

Programs Offered:

                                  Day Program                                                                                                Night Program*10 Weeks  

Approximately 10 Weeks (M- F 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.)                                       Approximately 20 Weeks (M-Th 4:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.)    

Kit & Supplies Include:

Natural Hair Care and Braiding Book, State Law Books, Natural Hair Braider Kit, & Carrying Bag.