Admissions

ELIGIBILITY

Montana Academy of Salons requires all prospective students to have a valid high school diploma (or high school document such as an official transcript documenting graduation), or Hi-Set (GED) certificate. Educational background checks are done prior to enrollment. Montana Academy does not enroll ability-to-benefit students. Montana Academy does not recruit students who are currently admitted to or attending another school offering a similar course of study

OUT OF STATE

Out of state applicants shall meet the same requirements as in-state applicants apply for Barbering, Supplemental Barbering, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Manicuring, Massage Therapy, Microdermabrasion, and Teacher Training.

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APPLICATION & ENROLLMENT PROCEDURES

Applications are available online below, at the Montana Academy of Salons or can be mailed if needed. Application procedures are as follows:

Schedule a Career Planning Session

  1. Call our admissions office, 406-771-8772 x. 5, to schedule a session and tour.
  2. Receive and review the Welcome Packet which includes:
    • Consumer Information – download
    • Right to Know
    • Student Catalog – download
    • Annual Security Report – download
    • Housing Information
    • Daycare Information
    • Federal Student Aid at a Glance
  3. Complete FAFSA if you plan on using Financial Aid
  4. After meeting with the admissions representative and completing all necessary documents you will be presented with either an acceptance or denial letter.

At registration, the following are needed:

  1. Completed enrollment application
  2. Sign an enrollment agreement
  3. Personal Identification
    • Valid drivers license or
    • Social Security Card or
    • Valid passport
  4. Valid proof of high school graduation (at least one of the following)
    • An official High School or College Transcript or Hi-Set certificate (GED)
    • Proof of Graduation – Diploma or official transcript
    • Homeschool Certificate, including State issued credential
    • College graduate transcripts – must demonstrate completion of at least a 2 year program that is acceptable for full credit towards a bachelors degree
  5. Complete Occupational Qualifications Fact Sheet
  6. Sign Kit List
  7. Pay registration fee
Admissions Requirements

The following documents must be submitted upon registration and prior to the student signing an enrollment contract and being admitted into the school:

  1. Personal Identification
    • Valid drivers license or
    • Social Security Card or
    • Valid passport
  2. Valid proof of high school graduation (at least one of the following)
    • An official High School or College Transcript or Hi-Set certificate (GED)
    • Proof of Graduation – Diploma or official transcript
    • Homeschool Certificate, including State issued credential
    • College graduate transcripts – must demonstrate completion of at least a 2 year program that is acceptable for full credit towards a bachelors degree

Teacher Training Program – must provide a copy of current Montana practitioner license.

Supplemental Barbering Program – must be a recent graduate of the Cosmetology program or provide copy of current Montana Cosmetology license.

Microdermabrasion Course – must be a recent graduate of the Montana Academy’s Cosmetology or Esthetics programs or provide a copy of a current Montana Cosmetology or Esthetics license.