Who We Are
Accredited and Licensed Schools
There is no question about the quality of education and training you will receive from Missouri College of Cosmetology. We are fully accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences Inc.
The National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences (NACCAS) is an autonomous, independent accrediting commission. It is constituted as a non-profit Delaware Corporation, with its main offices located in Alexandria, Virginia. NACCAS is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a national agency for the institutional accreditation of post-secondary schools and departments of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences, including specialized schools. It presently accredits approximately 1,000 institutes that serve over 100,000 students. These schools offer over twenty courses and programs of study, which fall under NACCAS' scope of accreditation.
All Missouri College of Cosmetology locations are licensed by:Missouri State Board of Cosmetology and Barber Examiners
P.O. Box 1062
Jefferson City, MO, 65102
Pivot Point Member School
Missouri College of Cosmetology is proud to be a member school of Pivot Point International, which is an internationally-known cosmetology college in Evanston, Illinois. For 50 years Pivot Point International has been recognized as the world leader in cosmetology education, and its training system has been translated into 13 languages and is used in over 2,000 schools and graduate centers throughout 80 countries. Pivot Point has created an educational framework that empowers and inspires professionals to reach their goals through lifelong learning.
Pivot Point founder and Chairman Emeritus, Leo Passage, developed the Designer’s Approach. This approach challenges upcoming cosmetologists to see, think, create, and adapt all facets of their work in order to truly master the art of creating beauty. The Designer’s Approach is set up in a way for students gain readiness, great delivery, the ability to properly assess and apply, and validation.
Missouri College of Cosmetology trains all students under the Designer’s Approach in order to mold creative, innovative, and disciplined cosmetologists and estheticians. We understand that Pivot Point International is not about learning to follow step-by-step instructions to make cookie-cutter hairstyles, but rather it’s about mastering the skills necessary to create your own masterpieces by adapting the latest techniques and trends.
Missouri College of Cosmetology has also begun subscribing to Pivot Point’s Artist Access, which is an online learning center with 24 hour access to six different course books and classroom learning material, including:
- Interactive glossaries
- Full-length, realtime video modules
- Quizzes and chapter tests
- Slideshow presentations
- Downloadable learning and study tools
Meta is the latest in design resources from Pivot Point, to which Missouri College of Cosmetology is also taking full advantage. Meta features educational literature, step-by-step workbooks, and even a free smart phone app with galleries, a news feed, and event listings. This new design resource caters to both female and male hair styles, and has the latest techniques and trends for students to learn.
For more information on Pivot Point, feel free to visit their website at www.pivot-point.com.