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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 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!
International Academy reopened to the public on June 15th. All services are by appointment only. Call 386-767-4600 x221 to book a day or night appointment.
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.
See why students come from across the globe to study at International Academy. 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 National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences (NACCAS) 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.
. . . After many years as a practicing lawyer and not yet ready to retire, I decided to re-visit the skincare business. Being an active octogenarian I enrolled at the International Academy, a private school, graduated, and obtained my state license as an esthetician. IA is a fabulous school, providing interesting classes, patient teachers, and an overall pleasant [experience]. I have been actively working in a salon in Florida and loving every minute of it. Who says you can’t learn a new skill and start a new career at 80!
As a veteran to the skincare and spa industry, I have collaborated and worked with thousands of estheticians worldwide. Many of them have graduated from the International Academy in Daytona Beach and speak very highly of the stellar education they obtained. I believe this school is one of the leading educational facilities in the US.
I searched for six months looking for a school where I could learn cosmetology and fully learn esthetics in the same place. When I finally found International Academy, I thought it was too good to be true. The Administration was so caring and attentive to anything that I needed to make my transition to Daytona and into school as easy as possible. Also, the facilities at International Academy are amazing! The equipment and products that we trained with are of the highest quality. The equipment in the school spa is more up-to-date and high-tech than many of the professional spas out there today. I feel like International Academy has thoroughly prepared me to be one of the best in the beauty industry!
With the education I received from International I quickly advanced in the industry. After graduation I quickly surpassed colleagues in my salon and moved into management after six months. After only three years I was able to open my own salon which has been very successful. All of this has been possible because of International 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!