American Institute of Beauty (AIB) is an innovative Florida Beauty, Barber, and Massage Therapy School with locations in Largo and St. Petersburg. Since we first opened our doors in 2003, our mission has always been to teach our students skills for a future career that makes them happy, successful, and excited!
Whether you’re fresh out of high school, changing careers, or looking for a brand-new start, AIB wants to help you pursue a future you can be proud of. The AIB difference is transcending because we teach fresh, current techniques that can set our graduates up for success in an ever-changing industry!
Here at AIB, we know that learning the same old things, the same old way, is boring! Prepare for a FUN and EXCITING hands-on environment, where you’ll learn trend setting and cutting-edge skills with a BIG emphasis on creativity!
Our cosmetology program is available at both of our campuses and is designed to help you achieve your dream career. Are you ready to ditch the boring 9-5? Cosmetology might be for you.Learn More
Change your life. Change the lives of others. Barbering is a career for someone with ambition, talent, and the drive to make a difference. Check out our program at our St. Petersburg campus.Learn More
Are you passionate about skin care? Take your interest to the next level in our program! You can learn advance medical esthetics at our Largo campus.Learn More
Help others embrace their natural beauty by learning esthetics! Facials, waxing, makeup, and more!Learn More
Appreciate and create the finer things in life, like nail art! Show off your personal sense of style and help others capture their inner creativity.Learn More
Want to learn more than just one skill? Our Full Specialist program can teach you nails+skin. This program is offered at both of our beautiful campuses. Learn more today!Learn More
Become the one-stop shop for health, wellness, and skincare! In our Spa Therapy program, you can learn both Massage Therapy+Esthetics. Double the skills can benefit you in the competitive beauty industry! Get started on your new career at our Largo campus.Learn More
Have you always been interested in helping people reach their health and wellness goals? Our Massage Therapy program can prepare you to become a licensed Massage Therapist; giving you the potential to provide your clients with customizable therapeutic relaxation and stress reduction!Learn More
Beauty school is a big step in starting your journey to becoming a licensed professional. Picking the right school can help you set your future career up for success and ignite your passion even more!
See how we can help you pursue what you love, learn the skills necessary, and live your future career as a licensed beauty professional. Reaching your full potential is right around the corner- we want you to Love it, Learn it, and Live it!
We’re all about diversity, inclusivity, and accessibility. AIB is more than just a beauty school; we offer a real and authentic educational experience.
2022 & 2023 WINNER: BEST COSMETOLOGY SCHOOL
2022 & 2023 FINALIST: BEST TRADE/TECH SCHOOL
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Financial aid is available to those who qualify. At American Institute of Beauty, we know paying for school can seem difficult. That’s why our Financial Aid Team is here to help educate you on the types of financial aid that are available.
Solve the mystery! See what types of financial aid YOU may be eligible for.