Madam C.J. Walker Cosmetology Academy
Our mission at the Madam CJ Walker Cosmetology Academy is to provide our students with a comprehensive and innovative cosmetology program that fosters a love of learning, creativity, and personal growth. We are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment that inspires our students to thrive and explore their passions in the beauty industry.
- Developing technical skills, professionalism, and business skills
- Understanding the science of hair and beauty
- Mastering morals, ethics, and customer service skills
- Participating in extracurricular activities
- Preparing for the New Jersey State Board Licensure
What We Are About
At the Madam CJ Walker Cosmetology Academy, we are dedicated to instilling in our students a deep appreciation for the art and science of cosmetology, and a commitment to excellence in all aspects of their professional lives. We strive to prepare our students to become leaders in the industry, equipped with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to pursue their dreams and make a positive impact in their communities.
Through hands-on training, expert guidance, and a diverse community, we empower our students to broaden their horizons, learn new skills, and achieve their full potential. We believe in the importance of engagement, collaboration, and personal development as key components of a successful education.
Licensure and Certification Opportunities
The following licensure opportunities are available to students who successfully complete, before graduation, a minimum number of hours of coursework in the Cosmetology Academy:
- NJ State Board of Cosmetology Licensure “Cosmetology & Hairstyling” eligibility after accumulating a minimum of 1000 hours
- NJ Board of Cosmetology work permit @ 600 hours
The options are endless when you apply yourself to something you enjoy
College Connection Program
MXS maintains a very strong and supportive School to Careers program, offering 9th, 10th, and 11th graders the opportunity to “job shadow,” and 11th & 12th graders the chance to put their skills to work at a paid position in the workplace.
Students are members of the national organization, Skills USA, which fosters a standard of excellence for those entering vocational careers. Through Skills USA, students are continually challenged via competitions at the local, state and national levels.
Want to earn college credits before graduating high school? At MXS you have the opportunity to do just that! Some courses are specific to career majors and others open to all MXS students—are offered in affiliations with MXS’s college partnerships!