Students who have maintained satisfactory progress, successfully completed Mansfield Beauty Schools’ 1000 hour Cosmetology program and Cosmetology Apprenticeship Program and all requirements, and have satisfied all financial obligations to the school, will graduate and receive Mansfield Beauty Schools’ Cosmetology diploma and authorization to apply for the Massachusetts Board of Cosmetology license exam.
Students who have maintained satisfactory progress, successfully completed Mansfield Beauty Schools’ 100 hour manicure program and all requirements, and have satisfied all financial obligations to the school, will graduate and receive Mansfield Beauty Schools Cosmetology diploma and authorization to apply for the Massachusetts Board of Cosmetology license exam.
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As of June 1, 2022 , Pearson VUE will no longer be administering the exam for Cosmetologist, Aesthetician, Manicurist, Barbers, Electrologists, as well as Instructors.
Our students who have recently graduated, applied and were unable to book a test, will be allowed to continue to work under their Apprentice Registration. The Apprentice Registration is valid for 12 months. The Board is hopeful a new test company will be in place. Please go to our Facebook page for updates.
Candidates seeking a license in Massachusetts (who are unable to pass their exams prior to May 31, 2022) should reach out to the Board of Cosmetology & Barbering via the Board’s web site: https://www.mass.gov/orgs/board-of-registration-of-cosmetology-and-barbering, or by contacting the Board via email at Cosmetologyandbarberingboard@mass.gov or by phone at 617-701-8792.
You must be licensed by the Massachusetts Division of Professional Licensure in order to practice any aspect of hair skin and nails. Please refer to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Board of Cosmetology and Barbering Frequently asked Questions.
An important part of your program is to prepare you for your license examining. The Massachusetts licensing examination has a written and practical component to the examination. Once you have completed our program you will have successfully completed our written final and practical. For more information on the examination visit Pearson Vue.
NEW ONLINE LICENSE APPLICATION AND RENEWAL OPTIONS ARE NOW AVAILABLE! The Division of Professional Licensure (DPL) and the Board of Registration of Cosmetology and Barbering are pleased to offer licensees and license applicants the option to apply for or renew a license online. To apply for a license, please visit the Board’s Apply for a License Online page. To renew a license, please visit the Board’s Renew a License Online page.
Our primary objective is the placement of our graduates. (Please note that it is against the law for any school to guarantee placement.) Upon or before the completion of all graduation requirements a student will have a placement interview with the School Director, or a designee. The student will be assisted according to their needs as discussed in the interview process.
The Board of Cosmetology and Barbering is pleased to announce that licensees may now practice outside of a salon or shop or in a mobile salon or shop. You must register with the Board using the appropriate form for Mobile Services, “Applications and Forms” and be approved before offering mobile services. Please see the Board’s Mobile Cosmetology and Barbering Services Policy under “Board Policies and Guidelines” or contact the Board at (617) 727-9940 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
State Board Preparation
We offer State Board Preparation Classes for Massachusetts Cosmetology and Manicure . The Massachusetts Board of Cosmetology and Barbering requires;
People who have not renewed their Massachusetts license in more than 3 years and would like to renew their license must file for a: FORFEITURE APPLICANTS.
OUT OF STATE APPLICANTS: If you received your training/education in another state, you must complete an Out of State application, found on our APPLICATIONS & FORMS PAGE. If you have a current license in another state, you can be licensed without taking any exams.