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With the men’s grooming industry exploding onto the market in recent years, now may be the perfect time to consider increasing your marketability and crossing over to becoming a licensed barber, as more and more men seek a comfortable atmosphere to relax and get a great cut and shave by a licensed, professional barber.

The Barber Crossover program is a continuing education program designed for licensed cosmetologists to become licensed barbers in just 300 hours of technical and practical instruction.

Infused with both classical training and modern techniques A TPCA Barber education imbues in its students the necessary skill-sets needed to pass the state board exam and meet the demands of the grooming industry. AT THE END OF THE PROGRAM, STUDENTS LEAVE WITH AN UNDERSTANDING OF THE PRINCIPLES OF SHAVING AND NUANCES OF BOLD HAIRSTYLES AND DESIGN.


Also, did we mention, we are an ELEGANCE SCHOOL PARTNER, using one of the most innovative styling and shaving systems in the world to achieve that masculine swag.

How long will it take?


Barber Crossover is a 300-hour program that can be completed in about 3 to 4 months depending if you choose a full-time or part-time course.




Technical Areas Covered Include:


  • Precision Cutting

  • Clipper cutting techniques

  • Hairstyling

  • Shaving & Grooming

  • Facials

  • Perming and smoothing hair

  • Hair coloring and lightening

  • Professional Development

  • Product Knowledge

  • And much more!

How much will it cost me?


Tuition & Supply Costs 



Tuition $3,500

*Application Fee $100

*Supply Fees $1,900

*Sales Tax $156.75


Financial Assistance Available to Those Who Qualify.