Applicant must have a high school diploma or GED, be a Minnesota registered barber for the past three years, complete instructor training from the Board approved instructor training program at Southwest Minnesota State University or complete the required courses at an accredited college or university, and pass the Board instructor examination. Barber instructors may teach in a registered/licensed Barber School ONLY. Minnesota does not permit student training in barbershops.
Required courses (or their equivalents as determined by the Board)
Introduction to career and technical education training
Philosophy and practice of career and technical education
Course development for career and technical education
Instructional methods for career and technical education