Strand College of Hair Design was founded because of our belief in quality education and bringing up the standards of the beauty industry.

Policy for Financial Emergency Aid Grants to Students Section 18004 (E)

Strand College of Hair Design signed certification and agreement to the Department of Education on 4/10/2020. We submitted the same document to our third party service Boston Education on the same date stated above.
Strand College of Hair Design will receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.
Strand College of Hair Design received the tracking number associated with the grant on 04/20/2020. The total amount received has been distributed to students as of the 30 day report in the amount 43,979.
The number of students eligible to participate in programs under Section 484 in Title IV of Higher Education Act of 1965 and thus eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants under Section 18004 (a)(i) is 55. The total number of students who received this grant is 55.
Strand College of Hair Design divided the Emergency Fund Grant money equally among the eligible students to be used for cost of attendance expenses such as food, housing, technology, health care, and child care.


Strand College of Hair Design is continuing to follow guidance from the US Dept of Education, NACCAS, our accrediting commission, as well as SC State Board of Cosmetology, and Governor McMaster’s office.
At present we are doing Distance Learning Classes (online classes) per SC State Board of Cosmetology Directions as released on April 9, 2020.
We have received additional guidance as of May 18 from both DOE and NACCAS for hybrid format of education (DL & some Brick& Mortar).  We are awaiting any change or approval for this educational format from the Governor’s office/SC State Board of Cosmetology in order to partially reopen on site classes.
At this time we will continue online distance learning throughout the month of May.
Strand College will update this information as we receive this approval for hybrid education for the safety of our staff, students, and the public of SC during this Covid-19 Pandemic.
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Teacher Training


Cosmetology is a 1500 clock hour educational course, which provides systematic instruction, training, and demonstrations in all areas of the industry.

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Esthetics is a 600 hour course which provides theory, practical, and clinical experience.

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Teacher Training

Teacher Training is a 750 hour course of study which provides theory instruction, lectures, demonstrations, practical, and student teaching under direct Instructor supervision.

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Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy/Bodywork is a 650 hour course which provides theory and practical instruction, and clinical experience in in depth human anatomy and physiology, kinesiology, massage and bodywork client assessment, and more.

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Welcome To Strand College

Our President and Founder, Nancy Poole warmly welcomes you to join our family. Strand College of Hair Design is the perfect place to build your skills into real talent. Let us show you how to make a career out of your gift.

Esthetic and Cosmetology Design Courses

If you are interested in Esthetics and Cosmetology, come visit Strand College of Hair Design, we’re happy to show you the world of Esthetics and Cosmetology.

Strand College of Hair Design is dedicated to it’s fundamentals of Esthetics and Cosmetology design for students willing to learn the art of hair design. In our Esthetics design course, you will learn how to enhance one’s inner beauty through the importance of Esthetic theory, practice, design, and clinical experience. Esthetics takes you deep into the world of skin care, recognizing both healthy skin and skin disorders while being able to affectively treat both. will qualify for graduation and an application for the state licensure exam in order to become a legal esthetician. Our Esthetics design course will show you all the essentials that you will need to become a esthetician. Our Esthetics course from Strand College of Hair Design is located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

In our Cosmetology course, students will learn the fundamentals of art and beauty. Cosmetology is a hands on course on the application of hair design and make-up. Cosmetology includes hair design, coloring, treatments, and skin care. The Cosmetology course is on going process that evaluate’s a student’s progress that will be judged by regularly scheduled theory exams and practical skills grading. In our Cosmetology course, the student will show demonstrate proficiency in all phases of the course. Cosmetology is an essential for anybody with a passion for hair design.

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In the time it takes for one cosmetology class to reach graduation a lot is accomplished.










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