Boca Beauty Academy

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Basic Information

Address: 7820 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL 33434 7329 North State Road 7, Parkland FL 33073
Phone Number: 5614871191
Fax Number: 561-218-5618
President: Jack Bragin

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Additional Information

School Type: Beauty School
Organization Affiliation: Boca Beauty Academy, established in 1991, is a highly-respected, accredited beauty and wellness school offering nine (9) Diploma programs in the beauty and wellness industry. In addition, we offer seminars, workshops, and continuing education offerings that are Certificate granting and are typically one or two days in duration. All of our course offerings are designed to meet the rapidly evolving demands from consumers and employers in the Spa & Beauty sector. The institution is operated in accordance with all standards and laws of the U.S. Department of Education, Council on Occupational Education, and the Commission for Independent Education. Boca Beauty Academy is licensed and regulated by the Commission for Independent Education. The institution follows all standards prescribed by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulations, the Florida Electrology Council, and Florida Board of Health.
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School Setting:

We provide our students with safe, convenient, upscale campuses where they receive professional training for rewarding careers. In 2003, Boca Beauty Academy was acquired by Mr. Jack Bragin, CPA, MBA. The Academy is a privately-owned institution with 100% owned by Boca Beauty Academy LLC. Mr. Jack Bragin serves as the Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Board and Chief Administrative Officer of Boca Beauty Academy, LLC. For almost 3 decades, we have operated successfully as a leading spa and cosmetology school in South Florida. From our first graduating class in 1991, to our graduates today, our reputation as an industry leader among beauty and wellness schools in Florida is unsurpassed.

In order to achieve our mission, Boca Beauty Academy, LLC (BBA) has two campus locations. Our main campus is located at 7820 Glades Road, Boca Raton, Florida (561) 487-1191; and a second campus located at 7329 North State Road 7, Parkland, Florida (954) 866-1011. Both locations share a common catalog and have a local administrator who reports to the Chief Administrative Officer at the main campus. (

The Boca Raton campus is located in Palm Beach County and occupies approximately 10,500 square feet of space. BBA Corporate Offices are located on the Boca Raton campus which is a serene, waterfront tree lined setting. These offices include the campus locations of the Chairman/CEO/CAO, Vice President Operations, Business Office, Human Resources, and Executive Director of Compliance.

Our Parkland campus is in Broward County and occupies approximately 7,800 feet of space. This campus is situated in a beautiful new retail space with ample parking and other retail establishments within walking distance.

Both facilities are fully air-conditioned, well-lit, modern and provide our students with a safe and comfortable learning environment. Our campuses have individual learning areas and media center meant to assist the students with a quiet area in which to study or find additional resources to enrich their learning. The Clinic areas include hair and barber stations, nail stations, skin chairs, massage tables, and makeup stations with mirrors. Both facilities also include office space, a faculty rooms, media center/library, reception areas, restrooms, student lounges, clinic spaces, storage rooms, and a dispensary.

School Size: 200 on Boca campus and 100 in Parkland
Student/Teacher Ratio: 20:1
School Holidays: New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve Day and Christmas Day

Palm Beach County and Broward County

Financial Aid:


Admissions Requirements:

Please note that certain programs are offered at different locations and requirements refer to each of the individual program offerings. Training is offered to applicants on an equal basis, regardless of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, national and ethnic origin. The school also complies with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 which prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities and mandates the provision of reasonable accommodations to ensure access to programs and services to qualified handicapped persons.
Students are required to complete a criminal background disclosure for Massage Therapist, Electrolysis, Paramedical Esthetician, Cosmetology, Barbering, Skin Care, Makeup & Skin Care, Nail technician, and Full Specialist programs. Felony convictions and pleas of No Lo Contendere may disqualify certain individuals from obtaining licensure.
The programs offered at Boca Beauty Academy are designed to prepare an individual for employment in their field of  study. These programs are open for regular enrollment to men and women who possess a high school diploma or the equivalent. Prospective students are invited to visit the school and discuss their needs, goals and objectives with an Admissions Representative. Anyone interested in applying to the school may begin the process by completing the Application for Admissions. This may be obtained by calling the school Admissions office at (561) 487-1191 and/or 954-866-1011, or by printing an application from Applicants must meet the following requirements for admissions:

  • Complete the application and submit it to the Admissions Office at the address on the form with a $100 non- refundable application fee.
  • Submit transcript or diploma, or recognized equivalency confirming High School Graduation, or a G.E.D. Students who have graduated from a foreign high school must sign a statement indicating they are a foreign high school graduate. Foreign transcripts and diplomas must be translated into English and evaluated by a recognized third party translation/evaluation provider. A signed affidavit statement may suffice, except for those programs which are Title IV eligible at our institution. Check with your state and accrediting agency.
  • Submit proof that you are a U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident or on a legal status allowing you to study in the United States.
  • Ability to Benefit Students may not be accepted if they have never been in attendance at a post-secondary school previously. A student who attended an eligible program at a Title IV institution prior to July 1, 2012, may be able to establish eligibility at the same Title IV institution or a different Title IV institution under the guidelines provided by the Federal Student Aid office.

Upon acceptance, a student must complete an Enrollment Agreement, provide a copy of their Social Security Card and Driver’s License (or other form of government issued ID) and complete all necessary paperwork. Applicants are strongly encouraged to visit our Admissions Office.

Mission Statement:

Our heartfelt mission is to welcome and embrace our esteemed student body into the creative and inspirational world of beauty and wellness. We endeavor to locate the latent artist resident within each unique student and foster an immensely stimulating learning environment. We are relentless in our commitment to self-assessment and continuous improvement for our employees, students, and our valued salon, spa, and fitness partners. Our passionate mandate is to develop graduates who will represent Boca Beauty Academy with grace, dignity, and the highest level of ethical conduct in our global community.

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

The objective of the Boca Beauty Academy, LLC. is to provide a stimulating educational environment for our students to develop into competent specialists in each of our program offerings in a fun, creative, and supporting learning environment. Our programs are designed to ensure that our students are prepared to meet all necessary requirements to become licensed professionals in their chosen field of study. Our maximum student teacher ratio of 25:1 enables all of our students to receive the required attention to facilitate their learning process and maximize their potential. Our intention is such that our students will graduate as capable, courteous, and motivated professionals and will have obtained all the necessary training and experience in their areas of specialty. Our methods are designed to guide the student from their first day of school to success as a talented, caring, and artistic professional.

Additional Information:

Cosmetology        1200 clock hours / State License required
The primary objective of the Cosmetology curriculum is to prepare students for the State licensing examination to become licensed Cosmetologists. Students completing the Cosmetology program will receive a Diploma and upon passing the State Board Examination be able to work in beauty salons, resort hotels, or have the opportunity to own their own salon.

Barbering*        1200 clock hours / State License required
The Barber program will aid the students obtain the knowledge and expertise necessary to work in a high-end traditional or modern barbershop salon. This comprehensive program will provide the students with the proper training in a variety of areas such as, clipper and sheer cutting, coloring, hair texturing, hair styling, shaving, and modern fades. Students completing the Barbering Program will receive a Diploma and upon passing the State Board Examination be able to work in beauty salons, resort hotels or have the opportunity to own their own salon.

Skin Care        300 clock hours / License by registration
The objective of this program is to provide complete training in the field of skin care. To gain information to give a facial massage treatment using oils, creams, lotions, or other preparations to properly protect the client from significant damage and to describe chemicals, implements and techniques used in hair removal. Upon successful testing and completion of their program, students will receive a Diploma and be registered for licensure. Skin Care professional opportunities include: Skin Care Operator or Manager, Skin Care Consultant or Technician, or owning their own salon, or employment in a Spa, Dermatologist office or Medi-Spa.

Makeup & Skin Care**        600 clock hours / License by registration
This program prepares students for entry-level employment in the Make Up, Skin Care, Cosmetic, Bridal, Salon, Spa, and Fashion Industries. Students acquire the skills required to work in a professional studio or on location with photographers, models, and designers, as well as in a Salon & Spa setting.

Nail Technician        240 clock hours / License by registration
The objective of this program is to provide complete training in the field of Nail Technology and prepare for final testing. Upon successful testing and completion of their program, students will receive a Diploma and be registered for licensure. This program provides training in the field of manicures and pedicures. Advanced methods of artificial nail application are included. A registered Nail Technician will find work in beauty and nail salons, resort hotels or in owning their own salon.

Full Specialist        600 clock hours / License by registration
The primary objective of this program is to provide comprehensive training in the field of Skin Care and Nail Technology. Upon successful testing and completion of their program, students will receive a Diploma and be registered for licensure. Full specialist professionals’ placement opportunities include: Medi-Spa’s, resort hotels, Dermatologist offices and salons.

Electrolysis**        320 clock hours / State License Required
The primary objective of this program is to provide comprehensive training in permanent hair removal using professional equipment, thereby giving the student confidence and knowledge. Upon completion, the student will receive a diploma and be eligible to apply to the Electrolysis Council for licensing examination.

Paramedical Esthetician**    650 clock hours / State License required
The paramedical esthetician program includes comprehensive training in Permanent hair removal, Skin Care and Electrolysis. Upon completion of the program students will gain the confidence and knowledge required to be successful in the paramedical esthetician field. Upon completion, the graduates will receive a Diploma and be qualified to sit for the State Licensure Examination in Electrolysis, be registered for licensure in skin care, and qualified to sit for laser certification exams (CCE, CME).

Massage Therapist*        605 clock hours / State License required 
The primary objective of the Massage Therapist program is to prepare the student for the Massage Therapist National Board Examination. Upon successful testing and completion of their program, students will receive a Diploma and be qualified to sit for the State Licensure Examination. A licensed Massage Therapist will find work in health spas, massage studios, physicians’ offices, resorts, and private practice.