Montana Academy of Salons requires all prospective students to have a valid high school diploma (or high school document such as an official transcript documenting graduation), or Hi-Sat (GED) certificate. Educational background checks are done prior to enrollment. Montana Academy does not enroll ability-to-benefit students. Montana Academy does not recruit students who are currently admitted to or attending another school offering a similar course of study.


Out of state applicants shall meet the same requirements as in-state applicants apply for Barbering, Supplemental  Barbering, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Manicuring, Massage Therapy, Microdermabrasion, and Teacher Training.

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Applications are available online below, at the Montana Academy of Salons or can be mailed if needed. Application procedures are as follows:

Step 1

Schedule a Career Planning Session

  1. Call our admissions office, 406-771-8772 x. 5, to schedule a session and tour.
  2. Receive and review the Welcome Packet which includes:
    1. Consumer Information
    2. Right to Know
    3. Annual Security Report
    4. Housing Information
    5. Daycare Information
    6. Federal Student Aid at a Glance
  3. Complete FAFSA if you plan on using Financial Aid
  4. After meeting with the admissions representative and completing all necessary documents you will be presented with either and acceptance or denial letter.

Step 2

At registration, the following are needed:

  1. Completed enrollment application
  2. Sign an enrollment agreement
  3. Personal Identification
    1. Valid drivers license or
    2. Social Security Card or
    3. Valid passport
  4. Valid proof of high school graduation
    1. An official High School or College Transcript or Hi-Sat certificate (GED)
    2. Proof of Graduation – Diploma or official transcript
  5. Complete Occupational Qualifications Fact Sheet
  6. Sign Kit List
  7. Pay registration fee


The following documents must be submitted upon registration and prior to the student signing an enrollment contract and being admitted into the school:

  1. Personal Identification (Copy)
    • A valid driver’s license or
    • A social security card or
    • A valid passport
    • Photo I.D.
    • Valid Proof of High School Graduation
  2. An official High School Transcript or Hi-Sat Certificate (GED) or Official Post-Secondary Transcript
  3. Proof of graduation – diploma or official transcripts
  4. College graduate transcripts
  5. Homeschool Certificate, including State issued credential
  6. Teacher Training Program – must provide a copy of current Montana practitioner license.

Supplemental Barbering Program – must be a recent graduate of the Cosmetology program or provide copy of current Montana Cosmetology license.

Microdermabrasion Course – must be a recent graduate of the Montana Academy’s Cosmetology or Esthetics programs or provide a copy of a current Montana Cosmetology or Esthetics license.




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