Program Details

Program Description

Licensure Barber

This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Human Services career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem- solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Human Services career cluster. 

The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment as barbers. Instruction is designed to qualify students for employment upon successfully passing the Florida Barber License Examination. 

The content includes but is not limited to communication skills, leadership skills, human relations skills and employability skills, safe and efficient work practices; Florida barber law and rules, knowledge of barbering and its related chemistry, bacteriology, anatomy and physiology; development of skill in performing the manipulative technique required in the practice of barbering. 

Articulation: May be available towards credits at Florida public colleges/universities.
Speak with a Career Counselor for more information.

Start Date:

August, January


Day Class Start Time: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Evening Class Start Time: Monday-Thursday, 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

For Day Class Information: Contact Terri Parrish: 941.751.7900 x 46033,

For Evening Class Information: Contact Roderick Mitchell: 941.751.7900 x 46032,


MTC Main Campus, 6305 State Road 70 East, Bradenton, FL 34203

1. Apply to MTC at Submit your application to access your “To-Do List.” You are not accepted into the program after applying, you must complete your do list.
2. View the Main Campus Virtual Information Session video: Click Here
4. Complete your “To-Do List” at

Note: The Basic Skills Assessment must be taken within 6 weeks of your admit date unless exemption criteria have been documented per State Statute. For exemption information, see the Student Handbook located here:

For more information about day class: Contact Terri Parrish: 941.751.7900 x 46033,

For more information about evening class: Contact Roderick Mitchell: 941.751.7900 x 46032,

Program #TBA CIP #TBA

Estimated Tuition, Lab, and Fees (includes administrative fee)


Additional Fees Due Prior to Pre-Admittance

Application Fee





Additional Required Items (Outside Vendor)

Solid color under jacket shirts (white, gray, blue or black) or MTC shirts/collared shirts – estimate


MTC approved barber jacket – (Available at the Scrub Club) estimate


Properly fitting pants (no rips, tears, or holes) – estimate


Casual, dress or tennis shoes (completely closed) – estimate


Exit Requirement

HIV Training


*Estimated Total Cost of Program


*Prices are subject to change

Financial aid available depending on student’s eligibility
All pre-admission fees are non-refundable and not covered by Financial Aid.

Prices are subject to change.
Annual fees (charged each academic year from July 1—June 30).
Textbook estimate. Current book list and prices:
Tuition is $2.92 per hour for Florida residents. Tuition is $11.71 per hour for Non-Florida residents.

Visit MTC Financial Aid page for more information.

Florida Department of Education: Frameworks

Possible Careers and Outlook:
39-5011.00       Barbers

Program Video

Testimonial Video

Graduate Success Story

Program Facts

Job Placement Rate



900 hrs
Full-time: (8 mos)
Part-time: (15 mos)


Main Campus


Day or Evening



Have Questions? Ready to Start Your Career?


Terri Parrish

6305 State Road 70 East, Bradenton, FL 34203
Call: 941.751.7900 x 46161
to schedule an appointment


Roderick Mitchell

6305 State Road 70 East, Bradenton, FL 34203
Call: 941.751.7900 x 46032
or schedule an appointment:


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