Associate of Applied Science in Health & Beauty Management
National American University

Program Details

The online AAS in Health and Beauty Management program prepares the licensed cosmetologist to own or operate a beauty parlor, salon, or spa or to manage his or her own booth. With this degree, you will be able to add business skills to your industry knowledge and experiences through a performance-based curriculum that includes studies in management, marketing, communication, and career management. This program is a solid option for students who wish to pursue a management career or become an entrepreneur in the health and beauty sector.

This program is an excellent choice for anyone who is a licensed cosmetology instructor, nail technician, esthetician, massage therapist, barber, or hairstylist who wishes to complement their industry credentials with essential leadership and management skills.

. Completing this online associate’s degree program allows students to:

  • Effectively explain diverse health and beauty practices, regulations, and services
  • Analyze areas of improvement and implement decisions regarding industry-specific procedures
  • Capably utilize current business technologies to achieve targeted goals and objectives

In the growing cosmetic industry, the importance of skill combined with management knowledge will be able to pave the way for success in the health and beauty field. Obtaining this health and beauty associate’s degree will give graduates a competitive advantage in the market and help them to prosper in their business and entrepreneurial endeavors.

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School Accreditation & Licensing

National American University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Recommended GPA

2.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Additional Info

  • A maximum of 61.5 quarter credit hours from a cosmetology, cosmetology instructor, esthetician, massage therapy license (or a combination thereof) is required to transfer into the health and beauty vocational core.

Restricted States

Arkansas, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Georgia, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, Wisconsin, US Territories, International, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa