Earning a higher education degree will get you the respect you deserve.

Two accelerated pathways to higher education designed for licensed beauty professionals. Simply select what is right for you.

In Partnership with Mesa Community College (MCC)

Earn an associate degree from a nationally accredited prestigious college. The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Beauty and Wellness from Mesa Community College (MCC) promotes progressive thinking skills and experiences to enhance personal growth and professional success, equipping you with the credentials needed to kickstart an exciting career in beauty. This interdisciplinary AAS is designed to provide students from around the world with business and financial acumen, effective and collaborative communication skills, critical thinking techniques, and leadership qualities to be empowered professionals. Students who complete this AAS have fundamental strategies to effectively and successfully implement innovative principles in the beauty industry to serve consumers. The AAS in Beauty and Wellness may transfer to Arizona State University (ASU) for the Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) in Health, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship program with an emphasis on Personal Care for students who want to pursue a bachelor’s degree.

What do you get from Lead?
  • Higher education and career path mapping
  • Complete Enrollment Assistance
  • Student Success Advisor
  • Scholarship Opportunities
  • College Preparation Courses
  • Mentorship
  • College Accredited, Industry Focused Curriculum
  • Professional Development Training
  • Personal Development Training
  • Advanced Technical Training
  • Job Placement Services
  • Meet and interact with fellow aspiring beauty professionals worldwide
Learn More at MCC

In Partnership with Arizona State University (ASU)

Take your career to the next level and establish yourself as a beauty professional of the future by earning a fast-tracked bachelor’s degree from ASU in just two years at an affordable tuition.  In partnership with Mesa Community College (MCC), students around the globe can now earn the first-ever Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Beauty and Wellness and then apply to Arizona State University (ASU) for a Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degree program in Health, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation with an emphasis on Personal Care. This is an education transformation within the beauty industry that has never happened before.

What do you get from Lead?
  • Higher education and career path mapping
  • Complete Transfer Enrollment Assistance
  • Student Success Advisor
  • Scholarship Opportunities
  • Mentorship
  • College Accredited, Industry Focused Curriculum
  • Professional Development Training
  • Personal Growth Education
  • Advanced Technical Training
  • Job Placement Services
  • Meet and interact with fellow aspiring beauty professionals worldwide
  • European exchange student program
Learn More at ASU

Lead Program Features

Online courses

Year-round flexible start dates (Fall/Winter, Spring/Summer)

Available in both full-time and part-time

Multiple financial assistance and/or scholarship options

Study from the comfort of your home anywhere in the world

Learn from some of the best professors and academic leaders

The Bridge to Possible

As an integrative part of the higher education pathway, LEAD teaches the following courses for which you will receive college and university credits.

The Courses Include:

  • Global Advanced Technical Training
  • Professional Development
  • The Science of Inner Management
  • Salon of the Future
  • Consumer Beauty Bill of Right
  • European Exchange Student Program