In just under a year, you can achieve your dream of having an exciting, successful, flexible career as a hair stylist, salon owner, colorist, educator, or platform artist. Sherman Kendall Academy (SKA) has both full-time and part-time programs as well as day and night programs to meet your scheduling needs. Full-time students can finish the program in 11 months while part-time students can complete their training in about 15 months.

The National Accrediting Commission of the Cosmetology Arts and Sciences (NACCAS) accredits SKA. Our school meets the national quality standards of educational performance that have been established by an impartial non-governmental agency. What does this mean to you as a student? For those who qualify, you can use your federally funded PELL grants and loans to pay tuition and fees. We offer scholarships and financing options to make your education financially possible. Determining your eligibility is fast and easy, and is done during your enrollment interview.


Personalized classroom instruction, special classes, and the student service floor provide the foundation and inspiration to master hair design. The student service floor allows you to practice your cosmetology skills with nails, skin care, and waxing as well as advanced skills including hair cutting, coloring, color correction, and perms.

SKA has been training Utah’s top stylists since 1985. We are committed to preparing you for success through our structured education as you launch your cosmetology career.


If you are ready to be creative, the evolving field of cosmetology is for you! Each day as a cosmetologist, you have endless opportunities for innovation and creativity. We will teach you the basics and soon your personal style will emerge.

Our program begins will intensive hands-on instruction as the first segment of your education. During this time, we will start with the fundamentals and then advance to the student service floor, where you continue to refine your cutting, design, and color skills.


           Sherman Kendall Academy . . . where your education matters!!