Have you always had a passion for beauty? Dreaming is the first step to achieving! At International Academy, our dream is to help you find your footing in the beauty and wellness industry so you can have a career you love. With 40+ years of experience in the beauty education industry, our school has helped thousands of aspiring beauty professionals just like you gain the skills needed to find success.
Students come from all over the world to learn at our South Daytona, Florida beauty school. With a rigorous education, sought-after graduates in the world’s top salons and spas, and an amazing location by the beach, International Academy is more than just a beauty school. It’s a destination! So what are you waiting for? Contact us and take the plunge to finally start pursuing your dreams. We know you can do it!
Focus on trending coloring techniques, precision haircutting, timeless to modern styles, skincare, and nail technology.
Explore fades, dapper cuts, beard and mustache care, and men's facials.
Discover skincare in detail. Learn classic and ultrasonic facials, microdermabrasion, makeup, hair removal techniques, and hydrotherapy.
Experience Swedish massage and gain a foundation in hot stone therapy, hydrotherapy, chair massage, trigger point therapy, myofascial release techniques, and more.
Develop skills from manicuring and pedicuring to acrylic and poly-gel enhancements, as well as gel polish and dip systems.
Combine the skills found in Skin Care, Hair Removal & Spa Training, and Nail Technology in one program.
Our spa specialist program provides comprehensive training in the art of spa therapy, equipping students with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in the fast-growing spa industry.
See why students come from across the globe to study at International Academy in Florida. We have alumni in cosmetology, barbering, esthetics, massage therapy, nail technology, and more from over 25 different countries.
Love traveling? International Academy also offers *travel opportunities nationally and internationally as field trips for cultural exchange!
International Academy is accredited by The Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and is recognized by the United States Department of Education. Students at International Academy can learn from seasoned industry professionals using state-of-the-art equipment and professional products to provide a “real world” experience. Take a look at what International Academy has to offer and schedule your tour of our school today!
International Academy salutes our men and women in uniform. All programs at International Academy are VA-approved. Contact our financial aid office to learn how to determine your eligibility for educational benefits from the US Veterans Administration.
*Travel opportunities depend on current safety limitations.
Before I came to International Academy I was working a job that was both physically and mentally draining. I came to International Academy and fell in love with not only the facilities but also the staff. The teachers and administrators really care about their students and want them to succeed. The difference I found in this school vs. others was that at International we were like a family. I completed both the massage and skin programs and was prepared to go out into the real world. I graduated and obtained a great job in the same week. I chalk that up to the skills I learned at International Academy.
I am now the proud owner of Serenity Salon & Spa an 1800 square foot facility in St. Augustine, Florida. I really owe all of this to International Academy for giving me the education that allowed me to make this dream come true.
Hair has always been a great passion of mine, and when I knew cosmetology was the career I wanted to pursue, I looked long and hard for a loyal school. I found the perfect one, International Academy! So, I packed up my bags from Chicago and moved down to Florida. I learned great skills in coloring and cutting and had lots of feed back from all of the great, knowledgeable teachers. I have now been doing hair for 5 years and am having great success!
After graduating from Intl Academy I went out into the real world of with such confidence and was ready for anything had to offer me. I started with Hair Cuttery and in 6 months became the manager. Several years later I opened my own salon with another Intl Academy grad and have successfully been in business over 4 years thanks to my fabulous education, love and support from Mez and the entire staff at Intl Academy!
Besides career placement our staff is ready to assist you with other services that will help you achieve your career goals. As a student ongoing assistance is provided in the following areas: Car pooling, Study Buddies, Graduation and more. Whatever you need, we are here to help!