Instructor Licensure Course

Class Description: The SSPA Instructor Licensure Course is designed to provide future educators with the basic teaching skills needed to become licensed for entry-level employment as an instructor in the field of cosmetology (Cosmetologist, AP Esthetician, Esthetician, Nail Technician, and Eyelash technician). This course is approved and fulfills the 38-hour instructor course requirements to be eligible for the Minnesota Board of Cosmetologist instructor examination. When you complete our course you will enter the classroom ready and confident to teach.  This course is more than a textbook study.   Includes Milady Master Educator 3rd Edition textbook. and a one-year membership in the Salon & Spa Professional Association (non-members only) to get you on track with your continuing education.

In-Person Location or Virtual LIVE

2626 E. 82nd Street
Knowledge Loop Suite 103
Bloomington, MN 55425


$835 (includes Milady Master Educator 3rd Edition and MN Cosmetology Laws and Rules Books and a one-year SSPA membership - $285 value). Current SSPA members receive a $25 discount.  Register online below for the session of your choice.


Hybrid - Begins February 1, 2022     REGISTER
Ends February 22, 2022 (Monday Evenings, 6pm-9pm
Virtual via Zoom : 2/1, 2/8, 2/15
In-person, Bloomington, MN: 2/22/22
Registration deadline: January 17, 2022

Spring 2022

Hybrid - Begins May 3, 2022     REGISTER
Ends May 24, 2022 (Monday Evenings, 6pm-9pm
Virtual via Zoom : 5/3, 5/10, 5/17
In-person, Bloomington, MN: 5/24/22
Registration deadline: April 11, 2022

Payment options: Pay in full with registration or pay half with your registration and the balance paid 20 days before class. No exceptions.  All payment MUST be made by credit card, money order/cashier's check. Personal checks will not be accepted. For details, to register or arrange payments please call 952.925.9731.  

CANCELLATION BY ENROLEE:  50 percent of the course fee will be forfeited by the enrolee for any cancellation.   No refunds after the enrollment deadline.   No Shows will forfeit the full fee amount.

*SSPA reserves the right to cancel a course or move registrants to another scheduled Minnesota instructor Licensure course if enrollment is insufficient.

PLEASE NOTE: Enrolees must have at least 2,700 hours of experience as a licensed cosmetologist, nail technician, esthetician, AP Esthetician or Eyelash Technician in a licensed salon, supervised by a licensed manager, within the three years prior to this application.