Cosmetology

Master basic, contemporary and advanced techniques.

Your flair for style and beauty will blossom as you master basic, contemporary and advanced techniques in the fields of hair, skin and nails. AHD's comprehensive Cosmetology program will teach you how to:

  • Use the latest trends in haircutting, coloring and design for women, men and children
  • Master many hair texture concepts and create the hair cut or style that will please every guest
  • Provide nail services such as manicures and pedicures
  • Deliver skin care procedures for various skin challenges and types
  • Develop marketing and communicative skills that will attract future salon clients for you and your salon

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  • The licensure rate is based on graduates who took the written and practical exam.
  • The placement rate is based on the 2016 Annual Report and calculated by the number of students who completed and were placed.

School Codes
OPE-ID: 013232 (FAFSA school code)
CIP (Classification Instructional Program)
12.0401, 12.0412, 12.0406, 12.0499, 12.0410, 12.0408, 12.0409, 12.0407
Related Occupations
Hairdresser, Hairstylist, Cosmetologist
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Shampooer
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Skin Care Specialist
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Manicurist & Pedicurist
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Makeup artist, (Theatrical and Performance)
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Spa Director, Hair Salon Manager, Full Service Salon Manager
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Financial Aid Links
FAFSA Application: www.fafsa.ed.gov (Must be completed prior to enrollment)
Master Promissory Note: www.studentloans.gov (Must be completed prior to enrollment)
Entrance and Exit Counseling: www.studentloans.gov (Must be completed prior to enrollment)
Books Used
Milady Standard Cosmetology: 13th Edition
ISBN-10: 1-285-76941-1
ISBN-13: 978-1-285-76941-7

Nevada Law - Published June 2018 by Nevada State Board of Cosmetology

2016 Cosmetology Placement Statistics

January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016
88 Cosmetology students graduated in 2016
75 Cosmetology grads were verified as employed in their related field
1 Cosmetology grad was unaccounted for/unable to contact
10 Cosmetology grads were unlicensed therefore ineligible for employment in their related field
1 Cosmetology grad relocated to another state and not licensed in new state
1 Cosmetology grad was licensed however unavailable for employment by choice
Overall placement rate for 2016 Cosmetology graduates was 85%

2016 Placement Statistics

Academy of Hair Design graduated 165 students in 2015
At the time of this survey:
134 graduates were verified as employed in their related field
7 graduates were unaccounted for placement information
16 graduates were unlicensed and ineligible for employment in their related field
2 graduates re-located to another state
6 graduates were unavailable for employment in their related field
Some choosing to work in unrelated fields or chose not to seek employment (Stay at home Moms)
0 graduates were still seeking employment in their related field

Overall placement rate reported for 2016 Academy of Hair Design graduates was 81%

Gainful Employment Disclosures 2019


Program Name: Cosmetology Day

This program is designed to be completed in 46 weeks.

This program will cost $20,690 if completed within normal time. There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting but may have changed.

Application Fee (non-refundable): $25.00
Registration Fee: $125.00
Kit & Books: $2,078.40 (includes tax)

Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $12,765 of debt.

Program meets licensure requirements in Nevada.

For more information about graduation rates, loan repayment rates, and post-enrollment earnings about this institution and other postsecondary institutions please click here.

Gainful Employment Disclosures 2019


Program Name: Cosmetology Night

This program is designed to be completed in 57 weeks.

This program will cost $20,690 if completed within normal time. There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting but may have changed.

Application Fee (non-refundable): $25.00
Registration Fee: $125.00
Kit & Books: $2,078.40 (includes tax)

Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $12,765 of debt.

Program meets licensure requirements in Nevada.

For more information about graduation rates, loan repayment rates, and post-enrollment earnings about this institution and other postsecondary institutions please click here.

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