Accelerated Cosmetology Program

(1,000 License)

With her eye always on what’s happening next, world renowned educator Sally Rogerson is breaking the mold on the traditional beauty school experience with the Sally Rogerson Education Academy in Scottsdale. This innovative educational experience will combine a modern approach to cosmetology with additional training in marketing, branding, and social media. This unique curriculum gives S•R graduates the tools needed to build their business, grow a clientele, and thrive in today’s competitive salon environment. 


CUT. The cornerstone of the curriculum will be Sally’s industry leading comprehensive cutting programs. This modern approach to salon cutting teaches you a simplified technique, allowing you to create high-quality haircuts, fast. Our focus on hand and body positioning allows you to be both efficient and effective with every snip of your scissors.

Instruction In: Women’s & Men’s Commercial Cutting, Creative Cutting, Razor Cutting, Editorial, Clipper Work, Fades

COLOR. Our cutting edge color program blends the commercial techniques you’ll need to keep your clients happy with the high fashion editorial skills that feed your creative side. 

Instruction In: Foil, Freehand, and Balayage

EXTENSIONS. Extensions are fast becoming a critical skill stylists need in order to create the on-trend looks customers are craving. To make sure our students are prepared to meet the demands of modern salon work we are providing instruction in all the most current forms of extensions from experts in the field. 

MARKETING AND BRANDING FOR SOCIAL MEDIA. Today it isn’t enough just to be a great hair stylist. That’s why we have worked with award-winning video producer, Tony McGarry to develop a robust media program. Students will receive invaluable Instruction in how to develop branded video content and create a dynamic and engaging social media presence.

Instruction In: Creating Video Content, Working to Camera, Photography, Video and Photo Editing, and Social Media Live Events

INDUSTRY SKILLS. We teach you not only how to succeed behind the chair, but also how to work on a face-paced set. Having worked with industry leading designers, stylists, and beauty professionals Sally is an expert in professionalism, creativity, and the quick thinking needed to become an in demand artist for photo and video shoots. 

FASHION WEEK INTERNSHIP PROGRAM. With 25+ years of beauty industry experience Sally has made a pretty impressive group of friends. Because of this you will have access to the most amazing group of artists. We’ve organized a internship program where you will be able to select from your choice of top tier artists to assist during New York, London, Paris, Tokyo, or Milan fashion week. 

INTERNATIONAL HAIR SHOW. A portion of your 1,000 hrs will be spent abroad attending an international hair show. There you will be exposed to all of the latest fashion and industry trends in hair, equipment, and products, as well as have the invaluable experience of seeing the world's top artists in action. Flights, accommodations, and entry fees are all included with your tuition. 

ONLINE CLASSROOM. Review daily lessons and practice your cutting technique anywhere, anytime with your student subscription to our Online Classroom. You’ll receive 24/7 access to all of Sally’s step-by-steps instructional videos, theory lectures, cutting manuals, knowledge quizzes, demonstration videos, and much, much more. Curious about the Classroom? Get a complimentary one month membership using coupon code: 1KHOURSTRIAL (case sensitive). Redeem coupon at

NAHA. As a student at the Academy you have the option of entering your work in the NAHA Student Beacon Awards Photo Competition. 


Class Time: Tuesday-Thursday 9a-8:30p

Weeks 1-12: Concentration on Men's and Women's precision and razor haircutting, color, highlights, and balayage, styling and blow drying. Instruction in filming, editing, and building a social media presence.

Weeks 13-24: Work on clients in the S•R Academy salon. Continue to learn new techniques, including creative cutting, advanced color techniques, extensions, as well as instruction in business skills, and assisting opportunities with major artists and SR Academy guests. Doing this module you will also travel to international hair show. 

Week 25: State board licensure preparation boot camp.

Post Course: After completing 25 weeks of course work you have the option of completing a Fashion week internship either domestically or abroad.

1,000 Hour Breakdown:

  • S•R Academy Hours: 782
  • Online Classroom Hours: 200
  • International Hair Show: 18

COST: For pricing information and to learn more about financing and payment plan options available email or call/text (310) 694-4820.