hands on from day 1

Student experience

unforgettable journey

hands on

Be prepared, because when you start at Josef’s, we will take you on an unforgettable journey of personal and professional growth!

At Josef’s, we believe that creating a fun and creative atmosphere helps our students become passionate about their career. Throughout the year our students are involved with community events, career fairs and competitions. Gaining international esteem, our Josef’s Annual Fashion Awards (JAFA) easily becomes the highlight of the year at Josef’s. This is our student competition fashion runway show. For the past 11 years, JAFA provides our students and alumni the unique opportunity to push boundaries within themselves.ry. This professionally produced runway show includes over 200 models showcasing all student work in hair, makeup and costume design.

We pride ourselves on creating our own brand image based off our student work. So, when you see any advertisement, or publication, the models in the photographs are done by our students. Each year we hold our Photographic Awards. Students are able to work with professional photographers to help create looks that inspire them. This is a great networking tool and provides our students with professional photographs for portfolio work.

We provide advanced education opportunities throughout the year by bringing in national educators, local industry leaders exposing our students to different industry career options.

be daring. be unique

Cosmetology

hands on from

day one

This 1800 hour program will provide you with a diverse experience in haircare products, color, makeup, and business skills.

Hands-on from day one.  Students gain practical knowledge learning each skill and service before working on clients.  The first 360 hours will be a hands-on classroom experience. The remaining part of the program consists of advanced training where students provide salon services to the public under the supervision of a licensed instructor.

Be prepared, because when you start at Josef’s, we will take you on an unforgettable journey of personal and professional growth!

At Josef’s, we believe that creating a fun and creative atmosphere helps our students become passionate about their career. Throughout the year our students are involved with community events, career fairs and competitions. Gaining international esteem, our Josef’s Annual Fashion Awards (JAFA) easily becomes the highlight of the year at Josef’s. This is our student competition fashion runway show. For the past 11 years, JAFA provides our students and alumni the unique opportunity to push boundaries within themselves.ry. This professionally produced runway show includes over 200 models showcasing all student work in hair, makeup and costume design.

We pride ourselves on creating our own brand image based off our student work. So, when you see any advertisement, or publication, the models in the photographs are done by our students. Each year we hold our Photographic Awards. Students are able to work with professional photographers to help create looks that inspire them. This is a great networking tool and provides our students with professional photographs for portfolio work.

We provide advanced education opportunities throughout the year by bringing in national educators, local industry leaders exposing our students to different industry career options.

We provide a top of the line student kit that you will not find anywhere else! Each student receives a kit worth over $1800 in professional tools, mannequins, TIGI shears, Milady’s textbooks along with TIGI’s full cosmetics line.

Upon graduation, students will receive a $1000 voucher to attend the TIGI Academy in New York City for advanced education.

where beauty begins

skin esthetics

course added in fargo starting February 10!

A professional Skin esthetician in

17 weeks

Learn skin esthetics, microdermabrasion, chemical peels, make-up techniques, many skin improving facials and product lines.

Josef’s School of Hair Design and Josef’s West Academy prepares you with a combination of theory, hands-on training, use of skin care products and highly specialized equipment together with personal one-on-one guidance.

This course will encompass the study of principles and practice of skin care, skin disorders,  hair removal, and in depth training in makeup artistry.

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Massage Therapists are in HIGH demand!

Massage Therapy | Josef's School of Hair Design

longest lasting massage therapy program

in North Dakota

In just 22 weeks, you can gain the knowledge and hands-on training to become a certified Massage Therapist in the State of North Dakota.

This program is offered at Josef’s West and Grand Forks campus.

Our program includes learning not only technique, but also how to create a healthy environment, appropriate client/therapist relationships, as well as the essentials in proper body mechanics.

The need for massage therapists is constantly growing. This is one of the most high demand industries to be in.

Whether its in a clinical setting, health spa or your own private practice, we provide the education needed to be successful professional.

we stylize you

nail technology

Nail Technology | Josef's School of Hair Design

A professional nail technician in

9 weeks

Nail Technology is one of the fastest growing and most creative, rewarding and high-paying professions in the Cosmetology field today.

As a nail technician, you will use the latest technology to apply artificial nails and use your artistic ability to create original designs on nails.

Students enrolled in the manicurist course must attend 350 hours of instruction in all aspects of manicuring. Our school dedicates the first 70 hours of basic training. The student is then promoted to the clinic floor where hands-on practice and experience are acquired.