The Cosmetology Program provides students with entry-level skills relating to hair, nails and skin with an emphasis on hygiene, sanitation, customer relations and salon management.
Cosmetology classes at Midwest Technical Institute provide the student with theory and skills training in basic haircutting, hair styling and hair coloring. Cosmetology training also includes nail and skin care education.
After completing MTI’s cosmetology school, the graduate will be able to perform the basic facial, including but not limited to, masks, specialized facials and manual care. The graduate will also leave with confidence in manicuring, pedicuring and advanced nail services. He/she will also have a working knowledge of industry sanitation and disinfection practices.
*Not all Programs and Courses are available at all of the campuses
Midwest Technical Institute is a year-round school providing vocational training in mechanical trades and allied health career fields where job growth is expected.
MTI was founded in 1995 in Lincoln, Illinois. Since opening its doors, MTI has achieved many milestones, including receiving national accreditation for its course offerings, and expanding our programs and courses beyond the original welding program.
MTI has always taken great pride in touching the lives of students by giving them the hands-on workforce training they need to be successful. After over twenty years and thousands of students, that goal has remained the same.
Our mission is to offer workforce training that will provide graduates with the skills necessary to gain entry-level employment in their chosen field.
At MTI, we understand the importance of completing training programs and courses in a timely manner. We offer a variety of accelerated programs in the allied health and mechanical trades fields, where you’ll have the opportunity to complete most programs and courses in less than one year.
Your life is busy and your time is valuable. We understand that. Most programs and courses at MTI offer a variety of class times (including daytime and evenings), so you can learn when it is convenient for you.
Professionalism with a “Family” Feel
The staff at MTI is full of bright and caring professionals, with a wealth of knowledge and experience in their fields. Our friendly and helpful Admissions and Financial Aid Teams are here to guide you through the entire process, from signing up for classes to helping you find the financing options that work best for you.
Accreditation and Disclosure
MTI is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools & Colleges (ACCSC).
MTI is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
MTI is approved by the United States Department of Education to participate in the Federal Financial Aid Program.
For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at https://midwesttech.edu/home/gainful-employment/.