Hairdressing and Cosmetology

We believe that our Continental graduates leave with much more than the opportunity for a license.

They come away with real-world stylist skills and the confidence to help them go after their dreams. At the Continental School of Beauty, you’ll learn to cut, style, color, balayage, highlight, straighten, chemically treat hair and more!

You’ll perform a variety of beauty services in addition to hair such as makeup, nails and skin care to enhance your client’s appearance. While there’s a broad range of skills, many choose to specialize in processes and techniques of their own. We invite you to onboard for The Continental Experience!

Locations: Rochester, BataviaBuffalo, West Seneca, Olean, Syracuse

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What You’ll Learn

Continental School of Beauty’s 1,000 hour program may be completed in just over 8 months and offers part-time evening programs at select campuses to better serve our students’ busy schedules.

Coursework covers topics that include:

  • Hair Cutting
  • Coloring
  • Nail Care
  • Hair Styling
  • Skin Care
  • Waxing
  • Salon Management

We offer the freedom of flexibility with schedules available to fit many needs

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A big part of our core mission is based on helping our students graduate with 3 essential abilities – the ability to create, innovate and confidently demonstrate the skills they’ve acquired during their training. After all, creating innovative styles and bringing beauty to your clients is what it’s all about.

milady_logoBut we don’t stop there… Continental School of Beauty is now using the latest in educational techniques with Milady’s MindTap to bring Hairdressing and Cosmetology students to the next level of learning with innovative tablet technology!


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Possible Career Paths

The beauty of this industry is that you’ve got choices!

Graduates of Continental School of Beauty’s Hairdressing and Cosmetology program may enjoy flexible options as a result of their training. You can specialize in one area or try them all!

  • Cosmetologist
  • Hair Color Specialist
  • Sales Representative
  • Nail Care Artist
  • Salon Owner
  • Perm / Straightening Specialist

Placement Is Our Priority

Career Services

Our students are taught how to increase their income potential with up-selling techniques that can really work, and how to acquire and retain a steady book of loyal clients.

Start now and check out the possibilities for your future when you become a part of Continental’s next generation of beauty professionals!


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