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The Spa School

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Love of BEAUTY is TASTE.  Creation of BEAUTY is ART!

-Ralph Waldo Emerson

And we’re good at teaching. Very, very good!

Practical Training… Real Opportunities

Why Choose THE SPA SCHOOL for YOUR CAREER Training?





THE SPA SCHOOL is Columbus Ohio’s premiere facility for students who plan to embark on a career in the spa & salon industry.  Graduates from spaschool2The SPA SCHOOL on High Street start their career with the advantage of a training experience conducted in our recently expanded 6000 square feet of Aaah, where training on skin care, body treatments and nail services takes place. We call it Southern Comfort Spa.




cosmetology-the-spa-school-clintonville-ohioTHE SPA SCHOOL has a comprehensive training program, frequent workshops, live demonstrations and classes conducted by salon professionals from Columbus and the surrounding central Ohio area delivered at our own beautiful full service facility.  You’ll learn the technical aspects and artistic skills needed to become a great hair cutter, colorist and stylist – no need to choose, you learn it all, and you learn it well, with our full 1500 hour course.

Short on time? Not much interest in skin and nails? Then you need the 1200 hour Hair Designer Course!

Both courses are available on a 3 day per week schedule, allowing plenty of personal time for a job or to take care of your family.


Esthetics students learn a combination of ancient and modern techniques for maintaining and restoring the appearance of beautiful skin.  Understanding the customer service experience is critical to today’s practitioner.  Our students at The Spa School gain hands on experience in a facility fashioned after the finest of destination or day spas anywhere.  You will train with our Vichy Shower, MicroDermabrasion equipment, and, your very own airbrush for make up, that’s included in your personal kit of equipment, along with an iPad. You will be well supplied when you step out our door, and into the real salon world.
The Managing Esthetics Program is a 750-hour program that deals specifically with skin care that takes just 6 months to complete.  It teaches advanced technical and treatment knowledge including not only   facials, but also body treatments, waxing and make-up application.   The expanded curriculum covers business knowledge needed to manage or own an Esthetics business.


Nail Technology
Nail services are expected to exceed average industry growth in coming years.  Our 300-hour course teaches both technical and management skills, as well as nail sculpting, the application of artificial nails, pedicuring and Spa services.  In just 10 weeks, you can be on your way to this vital career.

The Spa School in Columbus, Ohio prepares students to meet the demanding expectations of today’s high-end destination or day spa!







The Spa School is Columbus Ohio’s premier choice for those pursuing a career in the beauty industry.  We are located at 5050 N. High Street in Columbus Ohio.   The Spa School is easily accessible from I-71 or the Olentangy Freeway.  We are in close proximity to Northland , Worthington, Bishop Waterson, and St Francis DeSales High Schools.



Coming from a Distance?

Some of our students choose to get away from home for their college experience. The Spa School is situated between Clintonville and Old Worthington, both known for their community feel in a large city.
Just north of both OSU campus and the arty Short North, many cultural activities are available free, and our students find many activities to expand their knowledge of the local art scene.
Plenty of retail businesses are within walking distance to The Spa School enabling part time jobs, and both Polaris and Easton Malls are just minutes away.
Our past graduates tell us some of their lifelong friendships were formed with other Spa School students.
Come meet your new BFF!


80 YEARS Strong
salon schools group celebrating 80 years
The Spa School is one of five locations of The Salon Schools Group serving students in Columbus and throughout Ohio who are pursuing their dream to work in the beauty or barber industry.  SSG’s mission is to provide the theoretical education, practical training, and counseling necessary to inspire and enable each student to complete their course of training, pass the required State examination and secure entry-level employment in a cosmetology related field. We also strive to model the leadership to motivate students that will help you establish goals to advance in the profession of cosmetology, esthetics, barber styling, and nail technology.



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