Looking For An
Unforgettable Experience?

Enroll in a cosmetology school program that won't leave you lost in the crowd. With small class sizes for personalized training, one-on-one time with experienced instructors, and classmates who share your same interests and passions, you'll receive an unforgettable college experience at PHD Academy.

Experience PHD Academy

Preparing For A
Successful Career?

An excellent job market awaits PHD Academy graduates. With an education from us, you can choose to share your talents in a salon or spa, or something a little more outside the box. Want to be a stylist in the fashion, entertainment or advertising industry? Whatever your dream, we want to help you achieve it.

Achieve Career Success

Our Programs Are Tailored To You

We take pride in offering Small Class Sizes for our students & show them skills duringHands-On Training that will lead to lasting success


Owned by a family that comes from a long line of beauty industry professionals, PHD Academy cosmetology school has been operating in Eau Claire for over 20 years. Hundreds of students have chosen and graduated from our programs. Our clinic floor allows us to provide real-world, hands-on training in a fun and positive atmosphere. And, unlike technical schools with dozens of different programs going on, our sole focus is on cosmetology, massage therapy, and nail technology.

Book a Campus Tour

Interested in visiting our campus and experiencing our fun and unique atmosphere? Book a tour and come meet the PHD Academy family for yourself! We're excited to meet you.

Schedule A Tour

Schedule A Tour

Financial Investment

Whether you need more information regarding tuition costs, how to apply for financial aid, or are interested in our scholarship program, we have the resources to help you afford your creative education.

Learn More

Why We're Different

You learn best by doing, which is why hands-on training is at the core of our programs. Working with real clients at our massage & cosmetology school will prepare you for a successful career, which makes us stand apart from other massage & beauty schools.

Learn More

The Clinic Experience

PHD Academy students don't get lost in the crowd, because there is no crowd. With small class sizes and one-on-one time with instructors, you'll discover the latest industry trends, techniques, and styles in hair, massage, skin, and nails.

Learn More

Paths and Careers

Our thorough education programs will not only land you the job you've been dreaming of, but a career that you can be proud of. You'll find that there are endless industry opportunities after graduating from PHD Academy.

Explore

Preview the Student Kit

We know how awesome it is to get new stuff. When you start your beauty school education with us, you'll receive a Student Kit that's packed with tools to help you achieve your dreams.

I Want The Kit

What They're Talking About

Take a peek at what students and salon owners alike are saying about PHD Academy, our programs, instructors, and more! Browse our testimonials and see for yourself why everyone loves PHD Academy.

Read Testimonials

What's happening At PHD Academy

Follow Us on Social Media

Follow Us

Request Information

Need more information before starting your hands-on education at our industry-leading beauty school? Simply request more information and we'll help you understand why PHD Academy is the best choice for you.

Request Information

What are you waiting for?Get Started

Don't wait any longer to take the next step towards the career you've been dreaming of. Offering professional programs such as cosmetology, massage therapy, nail technology, educator training, and more, PHD Academy sets the standard for career professionals throughout the Western Wisconsin region.

Start the Journey
Apply Now