Austin’s School of Spa Technology has been educating beauty professionals in the Capital District for over 80 years. We take pride in our comprehensive course offerings, and we are the only full service salon school in the Capital District offering programs in Cosmetology, Barbering, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Make Up Artistry and Tattoo Artistry.
Our mission is to provide you with an education that is learner-centered, theoretically grounded and practically rigorous so you will be thoroughly prepared for your chosen career path in the beauty, spa or related industry. Our faculty and staff are dedicated to helping you succeed.
Your Austin’s education will help prepare you to pursue a career that is as individual and creative as you are. If you’re looking for a program that values the practical as well as the artistic, the tried-and-true as well as the trendy, and the foundational as well as the fashionable, the Austin’s programs are for you.
Programs at Austin’s School of Spa Technology
At Austin’s you will be trained and supervised by instructors with real-world experience who will teach you cutting-edge techniques and provide you with the most advanced training. We take pride in preparing you for your new career from the beginning. Our classrooms are equipped with salon workstations and salon equipment and our Mirror Images Spa and Salon student clinic gives you the opportunity to practice your skills on real clients. Austin’s students train using top of the line products and receive a kit full of product and tools based on their program. Now Austin’s is the most technologically advanced beauty school in the area with tablets now included in student kits. The new tablets allow students to live stream their classes as well as take pictures for their portfolio.
Benefits of Austin’s School of Spa Technology
Flexible Class Schedules
Austin’s knows not everyone has an open schedule. No matter what your busy day looks like, you can attend class in a variety of day and evening sessions. See admissions for class schedule options.
Small Class Sizes & Academic Support
Our small class sizes allow for more student-to-teacher interaction and overall a more intimate learning environment. This personalized attention gives you the support necessary for your success. Your lead instructors act as your mentors; they are available to discuss courses, classwork, careers and anything else that may come up. Faculty and staff will be there to assist you every step of the way.
Lifetime Job Placement Assistance
Now more than ever, people need a helping hand finding work. Students and graduates of Austin’s can rely on us to aid them in finding gainful employment. Our career services staff is dedicated to our graduates for life.
Financing Your Education
At Austin’s, financial aid and scholarships are available for most programs for those who qualify. The Office of Financial Aid is dedicated to assisting students with the financial aid process.
Free Tutoring & Personal Attention
Hand in hand with small class sizes, Austin’s offers a variety of academic support services including free tutoring.
Take the Next Step Toward the Career of Your Dreams
Austin’s is the perfect choice for individuals just out of high school, unemployed, underemployed, or looking for a new career. You can receive career training in a wide variety of programs designed to allow you to get the most out of your educational experience.