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Empire Beauty School in Pottsville, PA
  • Empire Beauty School
  • 396 Pottsville / St Clair Highway
  • Pottsville, PA 17901
  • 570-622-6060
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Pottsville Beauty School - Empire

Join the exciting beauty industry as a licensed cosmetologist. The Empire Beauty School in Pottsville, PA offers a rare combination of advantages to advance your career. The Pottsville location offers you a cosmetology education with all the support to start your training.

Empire Beauty Schools are accredited* which holds us to a higher standard of quality.

Empire’s fun and interactive classes are conducted by trained and licensed beauty educators. Our Pottsville school has a student salon where you will work on real clients while you learn to build your own book of business.

If you want a career with unlimited potential for creativity, flexibility, and making others feel more beautiful the world of beauty is the perfect place for you.

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Why Empire?

  • Experience: Empire has over 80 years of experience in cosmetology education
  • Unique: Certified learning in cosmetology (CLIC) includes mannequins , textbooks, and special tools that all work together to enhance your learning at Empire
  • Interactive: White board technology and digital textbooks make learning more visual, easy, and fun
  • Accredited: National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences ( NACCAS) accreditation
  • Advanced: We’ll help you get licensed, opening new opportunities
  • Affordable: Our accreditation enables us to help students get federal financial aid

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About the area

Empire Beauty School of Pottsville, PA, is located next to the Empire Education Group home office on route 61 just outside of downtown Pottsville.

The Pottsville beauty school holds a long standing tradition of training cosmetology students. There is plenty of free parking as well as available public transportation for students from the Trailways Busing Company. Several gas stations such as Sheetz, Turkey Hill, Giant Gas, and Sunoco are available for traveling students. Numerous quaint restaurants such as Roma and the Porter House Grill offer dining as well as Subway, McDonalds, Wendy's, and Dominos. There are several shops downtown and within walking distance of the school. Take in the artistic scenery or mountainous view in the hometown of Yuengling, America's Oldest Brewery®.


Empire Beauty School's cosmetology education programs include technical training, as well as learning the business side of the industry. Students develop fundamental and advanced skills throughout their training. Listed below are the programs that are offered at the Pottsville, PA beauty school. For more information on these programs, please visit our Consumer Information section.

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In the Cosmetology program at the Empire Beauty School in Pottsville, PA : The program includes several areas of focus including hair design, hair cutting, color, texture, basic skin care, and more.

Cosmetology Educator

In the Cosmetology Educator program at the Empire Beauty School in Pottsville, PA : The cosmetology educator program focuses on educational techniques, instructional techniques, lesson plan development, team building and more.


Our cosmetology school in Pottsville, PA has regular events for the students. Check out some videos of cosmetology students and staff at the Pottsville Empire Beauty School.


The Pottsville Empire Beauty School has received both industry honors, and recognition as a high performing school within the largest system of cosmetology schools, the 110 campuses of Empire Education Group. Several Empire Beauty School locations all around the country, as well as Empire Education Group as an organization, have also received several Modern Salon’s excellence in education awards for outstanding achievement in cosmetology education.

Community Involvement

Pottsville Empire Beauty School students participate in community events which support their hands-on training such as performing a day of beauty services for local patrons. The proceeds benefit raising awareness about domestic abuse. The students also have the opportunity to participate in local and national competitions, as well as their own beauty shows to highlight their skills and talents. Students continue to gain exposure to the beauty industry, experience one on one mentor workshops with beauty professionals and have the opportunity to interview with salon leaders during Empire's annual Future Professionals Expo.

Upcoming Class Start Dates

Pottsville, PA 17901 October 26, 2015
Pottsville, PA 17901 November 16, 2015
Pottsville, PA 17901 December 7, 2015

Success Stories

"I had a job as a stylist as soon as I got my license, and even went back for a teaching license. Not long after, I bought an old building, renovated it, and now run my own busy salon."

Jade McMullen

Empire Graduate, Pottsville, PA; Owner, JEM Hair Designs, Tamaqua, PA