Students enrolled in MBA Barber and or Barber Crossover programs will have a chance to interact with fellow students and instructors utilizing online chat rooms and message forms, students have an ability to ask questions and participate in some class discussions this interaction allows students to remain actively engaged.  MBA DOES NOT OFFER distance (online) learning courses

MBA offers a variety of courses and in class workshops that will fit exactly where you are in your barbering journey. The courses consist of the standard California State Barbering 1500 and new 1000 hour Course for Prospective Barbers and the 200 hour Barber Crossover Course for Licensed Cosmetologists with a desire to be dual licensed.

The Barbering Course

For the Beginning  Barber


1500 hours of  barber curriculum including theory and practical training. Includes: Disinfection, sanitation & infection control; tools & equipment. Plus: skincare,  PMU (permanent make-up artist) natural hair care, dreadlock rejuvenation, long hair cutting & styling Chemicals, SMP & more Duration Varies · $15k (including Kit)


1000 hours of state board required barber curriculum including theory and practical training. Includes: Disinfection, sanitation & infection control; tools & equipment. Plus: skincare, natural hair care, dreadlock rejuvenation, long hair cutting & styling .Duration Varies · $10k (plus Kit)

The Crossover Course

For the Experienced Cosmetologists


200 hours of state board required coursework. Includes Clipper and straight razor training State Board Exam Preparation. Duration Varies · $3000 (plus kit)

Continued Education Advanced Moduales

For the Licensed Professional

The Icebreaker Moduale


The Icebreaker is designed for the licensed barber/stylist  who has a desire to create a new clientele base or just offer more services to existing clients.


The Pearl Moduale

 The Pearl  is designed for the seasoned barber/stylist  with a desire to learn how to cut more hair in a shorter period of time as well as layering services in a single sitting to increase the price point as professionals.



The Collector Moduale

 The Collector, is designed to teach newly licensed barbers and stylists the proven shortcuts from a 30-year career behind the chair, In addition to deciding what tools and equipment work best for you and your style of cutting. Q/A session with live demonstration.


In Class Workshops

For the Experienced Barber Student

Barber Bootcamp

  The Barber Boot Camp 4 day workshop with-in the barber course for MBA seniors. Designed to help Barber/Stylists and crossover students better understand the fundamentals of fades, honing your tapers in the barbershop, and the art of promoting Straight Razor Shaves. We, Will, discuss the Business of Barbering and the difference between promoting male and female Services, price points, and why, training your customers, we touch on branding yourself and or something special that only you do. MBA also focuses on infection control and safe work practice associated with Barber services.


he Art of Scissor Work

Learn the simplicity of shear cutting design including how to cut a male pixie cut, faux hawk, texture cuts for spikes,  & man bun.


Shaves & Fades

This is in class workshop combining the straight razor shave and Fade Fundamentals workshops for a better-valued price. A shaving kit is included in program kit


How to Provide a Crispy Clean Line-Up

This training is focused on enhancing the skills in the finished work of outlining. clear up questions about face shapes Get answers to such concerns as: Where to start your line up. How far back is too far back? What’s the difference between a hard line and a soft line?


Fade Fundamentals

This in class workshop focuses on the art of fading and tapers. Techniques using the clipper and detail trimmers creating a low, medium, and High bald fades. This workshop is designed for barbers or hairstylists who like to hone their clipper skills, Master Barber School offers Barber tool kits which include high-quality clippers and trimmers.


Straight Razor Shave

This in class workshop will cover the classic 14 specific stroke facial areas being shaved. The difference in razor positions and stroke, infection control, and safe shave practice. This workshop is designed for barbers or hairstylist students with little or no experience in straight razor shaves. A shaving kits is included


Men’s Hair Replacement (non Surgical)

Hands-on interactive class includes kits with barber supplies


Why MBA is For You

After any or all of the Master Barbering 101 courses, you will have the knowledge, the skill and most importantly the confidence to efficiently and effectively navigate yourself throughout any haircut and make it the perfect clipper cut, as well as increasing your monthly income and overall net worth. 

MBA Instructional Method

We offer the most advanced educational materials, equipment with a one on one kinda feel and we cultivate an engaging  learning experience and prepare our students for a career in barbering. When you have the latest technology and resources at your fingertips, you’ll be more successful in school and in your career That is why every future Professional at  MBA receives an IPAD with their student kit, giving them on the go access to schoolwork, career advice from industry professionals, milady’s online and MindTap.

Do you want to make more money?

Do you think if you offered clipper cuts to your Clients you would be making more money?

If you could cut more heads and service more people in less time would you make more money? 

Would a better understanding of your clippers and why they do what they do, give you more comfortability, allowing you to give better service? 

Has it been more than 6 months to a year since you have invested in any form of continued education or yourself and your craft, that has the potential to make you more money?

If you have answered YES to any of the previous questions, then Master Barbering 101 is for you! MBA was created and designed to teach you how to take your career to new heights.   

What to Expect as a Student at MBA

Live and interactive learning have proven to have the best results. Master Barbering 101 gives you the ability to control the pace of your own learning. It allows you to ask real-time questions during live multi-model demonstrations while getting one on one instruction and doing actual hair cuts. Master Barbering 101 takes a lot of the guesswork and the complications out of clipper cutting. You will also learn how to troubleshoot possible self-taught techniques that unknowingly hinder your efficiency as well as your earning potential. When you combine the hands-on, interactive style with one on one learning the information becomes embedded and is yours for life. Our proven methods will forever change the value of your services and Increase your overall income. Master Barbering 101 will provide a unique platform of actual real-world cutting applications and techniques learned throughout all levels of the course. All classes are instructed by experienced clinic floor technicians, extremely knowledgeable in the behind the chair day to day growing pains of the job.  MBA will take you from being someone that cuts hair to an expert barber.

MBA Will Get You Ready For A Promising Career 

For a Cosmetologist, this Course will make your barber game match your hair game and bring the two together.

For Barbers, this course can give you that extra edge, the skill to tip the scales just a  bit more in your favor. When it comes to your daily goals and per person averages, make speaking the language of money less stressful and become more comfortable introducing new price points, due to you now rendering a new faster, and more professional service.

Come enthusiastic and ready to learn and you’ll be met with like-minded peers, and a fun and interactive environment.

We’re Ready For You!

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Are You Ready to be an expert barber?

MBA is now accepting applications. Have more questions about the process or financial aid? Please reach out to your admissions counselor 

or give us a call at (562) 676-6454

We are here for you every step of the way!