Barber Program

CR'U Institute's Barber students receive the most comprehensive training in the field. Students learn shaving, clipper-art, and trimming of men's hair, beards, and mustaches, as well as cutting and styling men’s hair. You’ll learn sanitation, sterilization and safety practices as well as cutting-edge styling skills from our professionally trained instructors. Barber students are trained using LAYRITE products exclusively in all of our barbering classes. In this 1500 hour program, you’ll be evaluated on your progress at the 450, 900, 1250 and 1500 hour mark. Upon graduation and receiving your certificate of completion you will be eligible to take the Licensing Exam of the California State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology. Instruction is also taught on topics ranging from general anatomy, business industry relations, and front end salon management and merchandising techniques.

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Barber Performance Objectives

To successfully acquire the knowledge of the laws and rules regulating California Barber establishment practices.
To successfully acquire the knowledge of sanitation and sterilization as related to all phases of hair and skin.
To successfully acquire business management techniques which are common to the Barber profession.


To be able to appreciate good workmanship, which is common to the Barbering field.
To possess a positive attitude toward the public and fellow workers.
To appreciate honesty and integrity in oneself and others.
To have a positive personality while dealing with patrons and colleagues.


Learn the proper use of implements relative to all Barber services.
Acquire the knowledge of analyzing the scalp, face, and beard to determine any disorders.
Learn the procedures and the terminology used in performing all barbering services.

Program Name: BARBER
Program Level: Undergraduate Certificate
Course Length: Full Time & Part Time/Day or Part Time/Evening – 11 to 15 months

Q: How much will this program cost me?
A: Tuition and fees: – $18,000
Books and supplies: – $1,800
On-campus room & board: not offered

Additional Costs: 
Registration Fee: $250

Total: $20,050


*The amounts shown above include costs for the entire program, assuming normal time to completion. Note that this information is subject to change.

Q: What financing options are available to help me pay for this program?
A: Financing for this program may be available through grants, scholarships, loans (federal and private) and institutional financing plans. The median amount of debt for program graduates is shown below:

Federal Loans: – Up to $16,500
Private education loans: – $0
Institutional financing plan: – $0

Q: How long will it take me to complete this program?
A: The program is designed to take 11 to 15 months to complete.
Q: What are my chances of getting a job when I graduate?
A: Both the institution’s state and accreditor require the calculation of a job placement rate for this program.

Accreditor Rate: The job placement rate for students who completed the program is 71%*

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State Rate: The job placement rate for students who completed the program is 71%*

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BPPE Crossover Annual Report

The CR’U Institute CrossOver Program for licensed Cosmetologists to become licensed Barbers prepares students for a career as a:
– Barber, Men’s Stylists, Barber Shop Manager or Owner, Supervisor, Director, or School Owner.