Cosmetology Instructor

Cosmetology Instructor School

Gould’s Academy offers an excellent instructional program that will prepare you to become an instructor upon graduation. As a student here, you will receive in-depth training and information to prepare you for the Tennessee State Board of Cosmetology Licensing exam and a career in the cosmetology field.

As the leading cosmetology instructor school in Memphis, Tennessee, Gould’s Academy uses the industry-leading Milady curriculum and the Master Educator Program. This program includes continuing education classes that will broaden both your professional and personal understanding of the beauty and wellness industry and give you a strong foundation for future success.

Your cosmetology instructor course will also include a 20-hour program from Nuts and Bolts covering the business side of running a salon and spa. School owners and directors, as well as salon owners and managers, will find this program useful as well. We do not accept transfer hours for the cosmetology instructor course.

Enhanced Learning Environment

At Gould’s Academy, we understand that everyone learns in different ways. As a participant in our cosmetology instructor course, you will learn from highly skilled educators using a variety of learning tools and models. By utilizing different learning methods, we help ensure a successful learning environment for all students.

Program Highlights

Speakers will use a variety of learning materials to give you high-quality instruction on essential topics. Along with DVD programs, you will see PowerPoint presentations and additional materials that make use of diagrams and graphics to explain essential subjects.

TOP SPEAKERS: Experienced cosmetology professionals with a passion for teaching others.

LIVE DEMONSTRATIONS: Learn cutting-edge techniques covering a range of procedures and products.

PLATFORM ARTISTS: Some of the industry’s best professionals share their knowledge and first-hand experience.

HANDS-ON TRAINING: Practice what you learn in a real-world salon and spa environment.

Study Materials & Exam Preparation

With professional instructors and practical learning experiences, Gould’s Academy works to inspire students to grow in artistry and motivate you to become a respected instructor in the cosmetology industry.

To enhance your education, you will receive course materials from both the Milady and Nuts and Bolts course programs that you can use to develop a deeper knowledge and increased understanding. You will also receive booklets published by the Tennessee State Board of Cosmetology and PSI, the test administrator, to help you prepare for the cosmetology instructor license exam.

Enroll Now

If you enjoy helping people and want to share your expertise with others, consider becoming a cosmetology instructor. Gould’s Academy cosmetology instructor school in Memphis, Tennessee is committed to helping you learn, grow and succeed as an instructor in the beauty and wellness field.

If you’re ready to take your cosmetology career to the next level, we’re ready to help. Contact Gould’s Academy today by phone at 901-767-6647 or fill out our enrollment inquiry form.

Hour Requirements

Course Hours
Orientation 25
Methods of Teaching and Clinic Management 115
Student Salon/Clinic Management 50
Instruction and Theory 110

Financing for Instructors

Cosmetology Instructor students may be qualified to receive grants and financial aid from a variety of sources, including the U.S. Department of Education.  To expedite your enrollment, you can submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid online or by mail. Click here for instructions. Our Financial Aid officers can help you explore your financing options, and to fill out applications and paperwork.


Item Cost
Tuition $4650
Books/Kits $700
Registration $100
Uniforms $200


Gould's Academy of Cosmetology Memphis


1203 Ridgeway Rd Ste 203
Memphis, TN 38119
PH: (901) 767-6647


8000 US Highway 64, Suite 108
Bartlett, Tennessee 38133
PH: (901) 842-1772
FX: (901) 842-1773