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MKG Academy Awarded Best Esthetician Program in Rhode Island for 2019-2020

Parker Dickens - Friday, August 30, 2019
At Michael K. Galvin Beauty & Business Academy, we strive to provide our students with a quality education that can help them with a future career in the beauty industry. That’s why we’re excited to be awarded the Best Esthetician Program of 2019-2020 in Rhode Island. We were the only school in Rhode Island to receive this incredible honor! Read more to find out how we qualified for this award and what it says about our esthetics program.

In order to be considered for this award, beauty schools were required to be accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences (NACCAS). This independent organization evaluates beauty schools throughout the country to determine their educational quality. They are experts in what to look for in a beauty school and judge whether a school teaches students the necessary and useful skills they’ll need when applying for a future career. Not only do they focus on the curriculum that’s taught, but they also decide based on the educators and grading systems at the beauty school. We’re proud of our accreditation through NACCAS and what that means for our students! 

Professional Salon Atmosphere  
As part of deciding which schools got this award, the salon’s atmosphere was a big factor. Our goal is to help students prepare for a future in a professional working environment. This means providing the latest beauty tools in a modern salon floor. Students in our esthetics program receive practical education in facials, waxing, business knowledge, and more! All of this is taught in our student salon where students can practice what they’ve learned on real guests under the direct supervision of their instructors.

Since we’re dedicated to giving our students a professional education, we are also partnered with several high-end and popular brands. We know that students need to become comfortable working with professional products. In fact, our partnership with MUD is another reason why we were awarded Best Esthetician Program. Our MUD makeup designory starts with basic makeup skills and builds upon this knowledge in phases for a complete makeup education. 

Emphasis on Business
It’s no secret that business skills are important for a future in the beauty industry. At MKG, we’re dedicated to teaching our students both technical and business skills for a future in the modern beauty industry. Having a background knowledge in business can help you build and retain clientele. This focus on business is why we’ve partnered with Beauty as a Business (BAAB). All our programs include BAAB, which teaches students how to use marketing and social media skills to become a successful beauty professional. Our commitment to teaching students business is another reason why we were given this award.

Set Up Our Students for Success 
To be considered for the Best Esthetics Program award, beauty schools needed to go the extra mile when helping students with their beauty education. We care about our students and that’s why we provide them with a complete esthetics kit. All of the tools in this kit are designed to help students cover all the latest skin care techniques and prepare them to sit for the Rhode Island state licensing exam. Students in our esthetics program even receive an iPad with their student kit!

See Why Our Program Stands Out
Want to see for yourself why we were the only beauty school in Rhode Island to receive this award? Contact us to learn more about esthetics program and why it could be a great start to your career. We can’t wait to hear from you!

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