New classes begin August 18, 2015
Welcome to Our Paul Mitchell Beauty & Cosmetology School
At MTI College, home of Paul Mitchell The School, we’ll give you the skills you need to turn your passion and creativity into a rewarding career in beauty and cosmetology. Paul Mitchell The School’s reputation for innovation and excellence will open doors for you in the competitive job market. Plus, you’ll have full access to all the student resources at MTI, an institution of higher learning now serving the Sacramento area for 50 years.
Our training environment will challenge and energize you.
You’ll gain hands-on experience working on real people in our guest services clinic. We limit class size to 16 so that we can meet all our students’ unique needs and provide one-on-one attention in a fun learning environment. We think that is why our graduates are so successful in passing the California State Board Exam and finding excellent cosmetology careers.
Excellent Cosmetology Job Placement Record
Year after year, over 90% of MTI College graduates secure employment in their fields of study. Our Graduate Placement Program employs full-time placement officers to help you start the career you deserve. You’ll receive a plethora of job searching assistance, as well as tools and resources designed to find the best cosmetologist job possible.
Ongoing Career Services
Our dedication to your employment search doesn’t end right after you graduate, or even after you get a job. Graduates in good standing of Paul Mitchell The School are eligible for continued placement assistance throughout their career and are welcome to attend MTI-hosted career fairs, brush up their resume writing skills, polish their presentation in mock interviews and get added to MTI’s “Top Grads” list. Whatever stage of your career you’re in, MTI College will be there to help.
Sharpening Your Cosmetology Business Abilities
As important as your cosmetology skills are, you’ll need more than that to thrive. MTI College also provides an education in the business of beauty. You will learn all about marketing, merchandising, client retention and cash flow management.
Our reward program imitates salon-style commission structures and gives you the opportunity to win prizes like hair products, styling tools and makeup kits.
New Optional Course Available:
Advanced Makeup Add-on
The Advanced Makeup Add-on course enables future professionals to continue building and applying their knowledge and skills through classroom instruction and working on live models. This course will improve the employability of current future professionals and Paul Mitchell graduates by teaching advanced makeup techniques that build on the skills learned in the cosmetology program. The Advanced Makeup Add-on course consists of fifteen modules in which future professionals gain additional experience through hands-on practice and evaluation by the instructor. Additionally, the course will assist future professionals in understanding the importance of, and how to create a professional makeup portfolio.
Learn the following:
Tools of the Trade
Makeup for Mature Skin
Makeup for Dark Skin
Makeup for Asian Eyes
Classic Pinup Makeup
Special FX Makeup
Knowledge is everything. Always keep an open mind! Never take anything personal in this business. Always smile! After I graduated I found a salon in the Bay Area were I started assisting and learning as much as I could for 6 months. After 6 months I then started on the floor as a main stylist for another six months. Then one day my department head now called me and asked if I was available for an interview to become part of her team for the new network FOX SPORTS 1. My first job was working with Erin Andrews for Fox college football. Erin and I were a great fit which led me to working with her for other events such as Super Bowl XLVIII, photo shoots, commercials, and FOX events.
(Employed by FOX SPORTS as a Hair Stylist)
Dominique Diaz, Cosmetology
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Review Program Assessment Data
Cosmetology Program Assessment 2011 (PDF)
Tuition and Registration: $17,184.00
Books, Paul Mitchell Kit, and Supplies: $2,691.00
Award Year Adjusted Job Placement Rate: 100%
Award Year Unadjusted Job Placement Rate: 91%
Based on the number of Cosmetology graduates in the 2013-2014 award year (7/1/2013 – 6/30/2014) who registered for graduate placement services and secured employment in their field of study, and those who did not register and successfully obtained employment on their own.
MTI’s job placement rate calculations are based on the award year July 1 to June 30. The unadjusted rate represents the percentage of total graduates who obtain employment in or related to their field of study. The adjusted rate represents the percentage of graduates who are actively looking for work and obtain employment in or related to their field of study. The adjusted rate does not include graduates who are not looking for work for reasons such as continuing education, remaining at current place of employment, military service, health issues, death, etc. For more information on these calculations, refer to the Job Placement Rate Calculation page.
A written and practical (hands-on) examination is required to become a licensed cosmetologist in California.
Licensure Pass Rate: 91.3%
(Based on Cosmetology program graduates in the 2013-2014 award year (7/1/2013 – 6/30/2014) who obtained their cosmetology licenses through the State of California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology. Review MTI’s exam pass rates and compare our results to other schools by reviewing the results posted by the California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology. Look up MTI College under “Cosmetology – Written Examination Results” and “Cosmetology – Practical Examination Results.”
View Cosmetology Examination Results
Percentage of students who graduate within the published timeframe: 66%
Note: The percentage shown above represents students who graduated from the program on or before the published graduation date. The majority of the remaining students completed the program within the timeframe allowed by the U.S. Department of Education, which is 150% of the normal program length. A student’s graduation date may be delayed by a few days or a few months due to circumstances such as the need to retake a course or the need for a leave of absence to care for an ailing family member.
All information provided in compliance with U.S. Code 75 FR 66948 §668.6.
Review Gainful Employment data in compliance with U.S. Code 34 CFR 668.6(b)(2)(iv).
Find out more about what you will learn from Sacramento’s Paul Mitchell the School at MTI College in our cosmetology training section. Here you will learn about beauty school skills, career opportunities in cosmetology, and MTI’s Paul Mitchell the School community involvement.
Apply to Paul Mitchell the School at MTI
Begin the process of an exciting career in the field of cosmetology and apply to Paul Mitchell at MTI today. Upon completion of the online application, you will be contacted by an MTI admissions advisor who will guide you through the process, answer your questions, and schedule a tour of our Sacramento campus. Join Sacramento’s best beauty school and apply today!
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