East Lansing:
(517) 324-3388
Mt. Pleasant:
(989) 317-8260
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At Protégé Academy you can expect an exceptional education. We offer a world-renowned education that is affordable and, being a TIGI Creative School, we give you over 40 years of experience in the beauty and fashion industries. Our mission is to cultivate and nurture the lives of others, making their future success our goal. We work to create future Protégés in the beauty industry. Our welcoming staff, along with our talented team of professional, internationally trained educators, put us at the top of the industry. Students train in our state of the art facilities that provide a training experience like no other.

Protégé Academy's mission is to provide each student with a specialized national and international education that prepares them for a career in cosmetology by ensuring a strong foundation in accordance with the Michigan State Board of Cosmetology criteria. Our goal is to educate our students in the highest standards of business, ethics and techniques that will set them apart from other cosmetology graduates.

Protégé Academy of East Lansing is located just north of Lake Lansing Rd., in the Chandler Crossings Plaza, just outside the beautiful campus of Michigan State University. Our newly opened Mt. Pleasant campus is conveniently located on East Pickard, just a few miles from the Central Michigan University campus.

  • State Board Preparation
  • Building Salon Skills
  • Professionalism
  • Client Retention
  • Product Knowledge
  • Pre-Booking Skills

We will help you to not only gain the confidence working with others, but also prepare you for your newfound career in cosmetology!

Here at Protégé, our main focus is YOU.

East Lansing Location Accredited by NACCAS.
Mt. Pleasant Location Accredited by NACCAS.

The National Accediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences is recognized by the United States Department of Education as a national accrediting agency for postscondary schools and departments of cosmetology arts and sciences and massage therapy. Financial Aid available for those who qualify.

 2015 Annual Report Outcomes* (calculations based on July 1st through June 30th)
Completion:    60.66%
Licensure:      100%
Placement:     78.38%

*These annual rates are based on the 12-month period that ended August 31st of the prior year. These rates will track the outcomes for students for whom 150% of the normal time for completion or graduation has elapsed. The rates are currently disclosed through December 31st and not August 31st.

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