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Eyelash Specialist Program


To become licensed in Eye Lash Specialist in Tennessee, students must complete a minimum of 300 hours of approved training, graduate from an approved school, and pay the required fees (67.00 for both theory and practical tests) and pass the state board exams. Graduates must then request their official TN state license and pay $60.00 to the State of TN for their license within 6 months of testing.

Eyelash Specialist classes start in June and October Late enrollment is not permitted.

Appropriate books and kits are provided by The Academy and issued to the student during training. Students provide their own paper supplies along with ink pens, pencils, highlighters, index cards, working camera and large plastic container (for state board testing). Books & Kits should be kept at school at all times.

Students wear academy-approved apparel and shoes. (See Policies)

Course Objectives

  1. To graduate qualified, competent and competitive students to be successful in the field of Eye Lash Extensions
  2. To prepare students for the Tennessee State Board of Cosmetology and Barber Examiners theory and practical licensing examination given by PSI. To become service professionals in Eye Lash Extensions.

Students enrolled at The Salon Professional Academy are required to complete orientation prior to commencement of class. This orientation is held the Saturday before classes start from 9:30am to 5:00pm.

The Academy limits Advanced class size for Eye Lash Extension Specialist to a student to educator ratio of 10 students to 1 educator.

Tuition & payments

The Academy charges a registration fee of $200.00 that is due upon signing the enrollment agreement. The total tuition and fees for all programs are as follows:

Eyelash Specialist – 300 Clock Hours Minimum

Tuition, kits & books: $4,995
Registration Fee $200

Total $5,195

The Academy has payment plans for those who qualify. We accept cash, check, Visa or MasterCard for any payments. Customized payment plans are specific to each individual. We charge no interest on payments made during the length of student’s program, as long as payments are made on time. All payments are due the 1st day of each month and are considered late on the 11th of each month.

*Late payments incur a charge of $25.00.

Students that are 30 days behind on payment plans may be placed on an administrative LOA until payments are made current.

Due to the length of this course, it is not eligible for Title IV Financial aid/student grants or loans. Students accepted in to this course will be cash pay only.

How to Apply


A student must be at least 16 years of age, have completed and passed two (2) years of high school, and have received a high school diploma, Hi-Set or G.E.D. certificate. The Academy does not admit ability-to-benefit students. All programs are taught in english only.

The following are required for admission to all programs:

1) Enrollment application
2) One of the following: official transcripts from a certified high school showing completion; HiSET; G.E.D.; or evidence of completion from a state credentialed home or private school. All official transcripts must include graduation date. ALL OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS MUST BE SENT DIRECTLY TO THE ACADEMY 

2a) Foreign applicants must provide a transcript that is translated into english and determined equivalent to a U.S. (4) year high school diploma by an outside qualified agency. CREDENTIAL EVALUATION REPORT AACRAO Professional Member American Translators Association Member USCES, LLC

3) Government issued photo I.D.
4) Signed complete enrollment agreement
5) Essay (1 paragraph minimum) why you should be selected to enroll
6) 1 letter of recommendation, from one of the following;

a. High School teacher/counselor
b. Employer/manager
c. Salon owner/salon manager
d. Business owner
e. Clergy

7) Required registration fee
8) Change of name documentation if applicable (marriage license, divorce certificate)


Graduates earn a diploma once all items listed below are completed. A grade average of 85% is required for graduation from any program at The Academy. Both theory and practical work are considered important. All work must be completed to graduate.

Graduates earn a diploma once the following requirements are met for all programs:
1) Completion of state required number of hours.
2) Completion of all assignments, coursework and tests.
3) An 85% attendance and 85% grade average.
4) Eye Lash Specialist students must complete the following services on two (2) different guests while on the salon training floor: 2/Lash Lift, 2/Brow Lamination, 2/Classic Lashes and 2/Volume Lashes.
5) All tuition payments must be up to date according to contract.

Completion of state required number of hours

Completion of assignments, coursework and tests

An 85% attendance and 85% grade average

Complete four different services on two different guests while on the salon training floor

All tuition payments must be up-to-date according to contract


After Graduation requirements have been met, students must complete an Exit Interview with the School coordinator, Compliance office or one of the owners. Students are responsible for contacting the Compliance Office to schedule an Exit Interview as soon as possible, following their completion of the program. All exit interviews will be conducted within 30 days of the date that the student contacts the Compliance Office to request an Exit Interview.

Transcripts and/or hours will be released once the account is paid in full. During the Exit Interview someone from The Salon Professional Academy team will be happy to assist with scheduling your theory test with PSI.

**Any account that goes without payment for 30 days may be turned over to collections.


A Graduation ceremony is scheduled five (5) times per year. Depending on the date of the ceremony, Students must have completed all graduation requirements and be in Satisfactory Academic Progress. Students may not be more than 14 calendar days from completing the graduation requirements in order to participate in the Graduation ceremony. Students must be in TSPA dress code in order to participate in the Graduation ceremony. Graduation Ceremony dates are subject to change.

Career Planning

The Academy maintains contacts in the cosmetology profession to assist students in job placement. Employers are encouraged to interview students, and every effort is made to secure a job opportunity for each graduate. Students are prepared in the latter part of training to seek employment. Job opportunities are announced and posted online. The Academy cannot guarantee every student will be placed. Assistance in no way promises employment but means that graduates may request and receive help in locating job openings.

The Academy uses an Alumni Facebook page to notify graduates of salon openings throughout the country along with upcoming educational events. Current law prohibits any school from guaranteeing job placement as an inducement to enroll students.

Start Your Career Today!

When you graduate from The Salon Professional Academy, you will be a knowledgeable and skilled professional trained to pass the state board exams and work as a cosmetologist.