The Barber Profession

Barbers of today are in greater demand than ever before. The public continues to search for procedures that can only be performed by the highly trained barber with specialized skills. These exceptionally skilled barbers, who are courteous and considerate of their clients, will do well for themselves and be a welcome addition to any community in which they work. Presently, the numbers for licensed barbers are down in our state. So, there is no better time than now to make barbering your choice of careers.

Mission Statement

The goal of The Barber Academy is to equip each student with the knowledge and practical job skills necessary to be a successful and qualified registered barber.

Educational Objectives

The primary objective of The Barber Academy is to provide each student the training required to be eligible for the Registered Barber or Teacher examination given by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Graduates must pass their respective examination before they are licensed to serve the public in a barber shop or barber college.


With over 50 years combined experience in owning and operating  successful barber shops and schools, we are Chicagoland's premiere barber school! Since 2009, our graduates have gone on to own and operate successful barber shops throughout the suburbs!