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Career Area: Human Services
Technical Diploma
Program Number: 31-502-5
Approximately 1 Year to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
Average Annual Tuition: $4386
This is based on one year of full-time enrollment for in-state students. WTCS tuition is set by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in March for the following year. It does not include books, materials or program/college-related fees.

Barber Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

Barber Manager
Platform Artist

Average Median Wage


Barber Programs

In compliance with the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services, this program prepares you to work in the barbering profession. You will learn shampooing, trimming, cutting and hair styling techniques, as well as shaving, beard trimming, hair coloring and chemical texture services. Upon completion of the 1,000-hour diploma program, you become eligible to take the state board licensing exam. MATC's Barber program starts in August and can be completed in just two semesters. 

Barber Part of a Career Pathway Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Program
Milwaukee Area Barber at Milwaukee Area