Education - Barbers
Public/Private Barbers Schools
In Maryland, barbering schools (both public and private career schools) are regulated by the state.
- Maryland State Department of Education — for public schools
- Maryland Higher Education Commission — for private schools
There is no continuing education requirement to renew a barber license.
The Board of Barbers supports two apprenticeships. A sponsor, using their registration number and password, may certify monthly apprentice training below:
Sponsor Certifications for Apprentice Training
- Apprentice Barber: Sponsored by a Master Barber. Allowed to a two-year original license and one two-year renewal. Must complete 2,250 hours of training with at least 30 hours per week.
- Apprentice Limited Barberstylist: Sponsored by a Master Barber. Allowed a two-year original license and one two-year renewal. Must complete 1,650 hours of training with at least 30 hours per week.