The Academy is in a professional office building in Wheaton, Maryland, an urban city just North of Washington, D.C.. Its location is convenient to the Wheaton Metro station and is only minutes from the Capitol Beltway (1-495). The Academy is recognized as one of the leading schools of its kind. It was established in 1963. It is approved by the Maryland Higher Education Commission. The student to teacher ratio will not exceed 20: 1 Overall employment opportunities are expected to grow about as fast as the average for all occupations through the year 2015. With the combination of art, skill and knowledge learned at the Academy, students are well equipped to meet the needs of an increasing population. Higher incomes and ever changing hair styles for men and women are boosting the demand for these services. the Academy also offers placement assistance and continually receives job requests from an extensive list of industry contacts.
Academy of Professional Barbers - Stylists