Northwest Ohio Career Training and Higher Education Directory

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Northwest Ohio Career Training and Higher Education Directory

This directory of career training and higher education opportunities in Northwest Ohio brings together information about local institutions, all accredited in Ohio, that provide certifications or degrees in a wide range of occupations and professions. The directory is organized into three sections: Colleges and Universities, Community Colleges, and Vocational and Career Training.  The directory is also available online at:
We want to provide area residents with a range of local educational and vocational choices.  It is our sincere hope that this directory will assist community members who are looking for information about local educational and vocational opportunities.

The Northwest Ohio Career Training and Higher Education Directory was compiled by Way Public Library staff Kate Kinison, Karen Rothman, and Carlye Seybold, with technical assistance from Anna Bristol and Travis McAfee.

Updated Summer 2011
Colleges & Universities
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH  43403
419-372-7873 (Nontraditional Student Services) (Nontraditional Student Services)
Majors/Programs/Academic Programs
BGSU has more than 200 Undergraduate majors and programs, 18 Doctoral programs and nearly 50 Master’s degree programs.  See for a complete listing. 
Accreditations & Certifications
BGSU is regionally accredited by the North Central Association and holds specific program accreditations in 26 additional areas.  Full accreditation information may be found at
Admissions Contact
Nontraditional and Transfer Student Services at 419-372-8136 or at ntss@bgsu.eduThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
Financial Aid Contact
Student Financial Aid Office
Phone: 419-372-2651             
Quick Facts
•    Daytime, evening and online degrees available
•    BGSU is the 14th largest producer of teachers in the country
•    The College of Business Administration ranks in the top 25 in the nation.
•    Nationally recognized by US News and World Reports for its commitment to undergraduate education (tied for 11th in the country)
•    Nationally recognized as “Best for Vets” by the Military Times and selected as a Military Friendly institution by GI
•    Scholarship opportunities available for students with Associate degrees and transferring from an Ohio community/technical college
General or Mission Statement
Bowling Green State University (BGSU) provides educational experiences inside and outside the classroom that enhance the lives of students, faculty and staff. Students are prepared for lifelong career growth, lives of engaged citizenship and leadership in a global society. Within our learning community, we build a welcoming, safe and diverse environment where the creative ideas and achievements of all can benefit others throughout Ohio, the nation and the world.

Defiance College
701 N. Clinton St.
Defiance, OH 43512
419-784-4010, 1-800-520-GO DC (4632)
Majors/Programs/Academic Programs
More than 40 programs of study leading to bachelors, masters and associate degrees
Accreditations & Certifications
Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Ohio Board of Regents, Council on Social Work Education, Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education. The teacher education program is accredited by the National Council on Accreditation of Teacher Education.
Admissions Contact
admissions@defiance.eduThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Financial Aid Contact
financialaid@defiance.eduThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Quick Facts
•    Defiance College is a private, four-year, liberal arts institution awarding bachelor’s, master’s and associate degrees
•    Enrollment - 1,070
•    Size (student/faculty ratio) 13:1
Fact or Information Unique to Your Institution
Defiance College is one of the few colleges or universities in the nation to offer bachelor’s degree programs in digital forensic science and restoration ecology. Defiance is also home to the nationally acclaimed McMaster School for Advancing Humanity, a program that gives students opportunities to conduct research and service in specially-designed projects around the world. Defiance also offers the Hench Autism Studies Program.

Heidelberg University at Arrowhead Park Campus
1757 Indian Wood Circle Dr.
Maumee, OH 43537
Majors/Programs/Academic Programs
Bachelor Degrees
Accounting, Business, Psychology 
Master Degrees
Masters of Business Administration (MBA), Masters of Arts in Education (MAE), Masters of Counseling (MAC), Masters of Music Education (MME)
Accreditations & Certifications
Heidelberg University has continuously been accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools since 1913 and was included on the Association’s first published list of accredited institutions. 
Admissions Contact
Allen D. Underwood, Arrowhead Park Campus Director
Email: aunderwo@heidelberg.eduThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Financial Aid Contact
Beth Kagy, Associate Director of Financial Aid
419- 448-2293
Email: bkagy@heidelberg.eduThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   
Quick Facts
•    Established in 1850
•    Approx. 1,500 students
•    Two campus: Main Campus, Tiffin, Ohio & Arrowhead Campus, Maumee Ohio
•    Arrowhead Park Campus has evening classes designed for working adults
General or Mission Statement
Heidelberg University is a community of learning that promotes and nurtures intellectual, personal and professional development, leading to a life of purpose with distinction.

Lourdes College (Will be Lourdes University effective August 19, 2011)
6832 Convent Blvd
Sylvania, OH 43560
Majors/Programs/Academic Programs
Nursing, Business, Criminal Justice, Education, Psychology, Sociology, History, Art, Biology, Environmental Science, Social Work, and more.
Accreditations & Certifications
Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education, Ohio Board of Regents, Ohio Department of Education, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, Council of Social Work Education, Ohio Board of Nursing.
Admissions Contact
Erin Hafner: 419-824-3682
Financial Aid Contact
Main Office:  419-824-3732
Quick Facts
•    Lourdes is a community of service, learning, and reverence.
•    Approximately 95% of Lourdes undergraduate students who complete the application process are eligible to receive some form of financial aid.             
•    Independent Catholic College
•    2600 students size (student/faculty ratio)- 15:1 ratio. 80% female students, 20% male. 55% students over 25 years old. 25% minority students.
•    Sponsored by the Sisters of Saint Francis of Sylvania, Ohio
•    Liberal Arts and Professional Education
•    Associate, Bachelor and Master degrees
General or Mission Statement
Lourdes College, rooted in Catholic and Franciscan traditions, provides a values-centered education that enriches lives and advances academic excellence through the integration of the liberal arts and professional studies.
In support of this mission, Lourdes College:
•    Provides a holistic, student-centered education, rooted in the liberal arts that prepares individuals for meaningful careers and lifelong learning.
•    Fosters personal integrity, ethical understanding, social responsibility, care for all of creation, and a commitment to community service 
Fact or Information Unique to Your Institution
•    Most classes meet just once per week
•    Many classes meet on alternate weekends
•    Saturday and evening classes available
•    7-week accelerated classes also available
•    Select on-line classes available
•    Athletics include baseball, as well as men’s and women’s volleyball, basketball, and golf.

Siena Heights University
1247 E. Siena Heights Dr.
Adrian, MI 49221
800- 521-0009
Majors/Programs/Academic Programs
Approximately 40 undergraduate programs
Accreditations & Certifications
North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Admissions Contact
Sara Johnson: 517-264-7185
Financial Aid Contact
Chris Howard: 517-264-7133
Quick Facts
•    Private, Catholic Founded, Liberal Arts University.
•    2028 undergraduate and 323 graduate students
•    Student/Faculty ratio: 15:1 
General or Mission Statement
The mission of Siena Heights University, a Catholic University founded and sponsored by the Adrian Dominican Sisters, is to assist people to become more competent, purposeful, and ethical through a teaching and learning environment which respects the dignity of all.
Fact or Information Unique to Your Institution
Siena Heights University is a Catholic, coeducational, liberal arts university offering associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s and specialist’s degrees. The University was founded in 1919 by the Adrian Dominican Congregation. In addition to the main campus in Adrian, Siena Heights operates degree completion programs across southern Michigan in Ann Arbor, Battle Creek, Benton Harbor, Jackson, Lansing, Monroe, Port Huron, and Southfield, as well as offering a Totally Online program.

The University of Findlay
1000 N Main Street
Findlay, OH  45840
Majors/Programs/Academic Programs
The University of Findlay has many undergraduate and Master’s degree programs. See for a complete listing.
The University of Findlay is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (formerly North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools). 
Admissions Contact
admissions@findlay.eduThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it 
Financial Aid Contact
419-434-4791 or 800-548-0932
Quick Facts
•    Findlay College was founded in 1882 by the city of Findlay and the Churches of God, General Conference.
•    90% of UF students receive financial aid, either in scholarships, work-study grants or government loans
Our Mission
The mission of The University of Findlay is to equip our students for meaningful lives and productive careers. 
Our Vision
To be recognized by our students, peer institutions, and the public as a unique institution, vitally concerned with the growth, development, and success of each student, and highly responsive to emerging opportunities for innovation in our educational programs, the learning environment we create, and the organizational processes of our institution necessary to accomplish these ends. 

The University of Toledo
2801 W. Bancroft St.
Toledo, OH 43606
419-530-5720 or 800-5TOLEDO
Majors/Programs/Academic Programs
Various Undergraduate and Graduate programs; please refer to website
Accreditations & Certifications
Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the North Central Association
Admissions Contact
Undergraduate Admission 419.530.UTUT (8888) or
800.5TOLEDO, ext. 8888 or College of Graduate Studies 419.530.GRAD (4723)
Financial Aid Contact
Rocket Solution Central 419.530.8700 or 800.5TOLEDO, ext 8700
Quick Facts
•    Enrollment: 23,000
•    Size (student/faculty ratio) 17:1
General or Mission Statement: The mission of The University of Toledo is to improve the human condition; to advance knowledge through excellence in learning, discovery and engagement; and to serve as a diverse, student-centered public metropolitan research university.
The core values are
•    Compassion, Professionalism and Respect
•    Discovery, Learning and Communication
•    Diversity, Integrity and Teamwork
•    Engagement, Outreach and Service
•    Excellence, Focus and Innovation
•    Wellness, Healing and Safety

Community Colleges

Mercy College of Northwest Ohio
2221 Madison Avenue
Toledo, OH 43604
419-251-1313 or 1-888-80MERCY
Majors/Programs/Academic Programs
Associate of Science degrees in Cardiovascular Technology, General Studies, Health Information Technology, Nursing, Radiologic Technology; Bachelor of Science degrees in Nursing, Health Care Administration, *Medical Imaging, and *Human Biology/Pre-Med; Certificates in Polysomnographic Technology (Sleep Tech) and Ophthalmic Technology (Eye Care Tech).  *Pending approval.
Short Term Education
The College also provides entry level preparation for healthcare careers and professional education through the division of Short Term Education. Whether you are looking to begin a new career or further your skills in your chosen field, Mercy College's Short Term Education Division provides programs that can be completed in less than one year.
Accreditations & Certifications
Mercy College of Northwest Ohio is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association and is approved by the Ohio Board of Regents. In addition, many programs at Mercy College hold program specific accreditations and approvals.
Admissions Contact
Enrollment Services Office: 419-251-1313 or 1-888-80MERCY
Financial Aid Contact
Financial Aid Office: 419-251-1313 or 1-888-80MERCY
Quick Facts, including:
•    Profile: Private, Not-for-Profit, Catholic Institution
•    Enrollment: 1100 students at Toledo campus
•    Size (student/faculty ratio): 12:1
General or Mission Statement
Mercy College is a Catholic institution of higher education dedicated to inspiring its students to a commitment to lifelong learning and social responsibility in the spirit of the Mercy heritage and values.
Fact or Information Unique to Your Institution
At Mercy College of Northwest Ohio, we take great pride in the quality healthcare education we provide each and every student. More than an educational institution, Mercy College is a true family, with each member embracing the spirit, mission, and heritage set forth by the founders of the college. Mercy College’s history is rich in values and tradition. Since its inception as the Mercy School of Nursing in 1918, Mercy College’s vision has remained true: to educate so that competency is tempered with care and leadership is marked with values, knowledge and service. It’s precisely these traits that equip each graduate with the resources – and the edge – they need to truly make a difference in a number of exciting health-based careers.

Northwest State Community College
22600 State Route 34  
Archbold, OH 43502
Majors/Programs/Academic Programs
Northwest State Community College offers over 70 degree and certificate programs in the divisions of Arts & Sciences, Allied Health and Public Services, Business Technologies, Engineering Technologies and Nursing.
Accreditations & Certifications:
Accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools:
Admissions Contact
Cheryl Geer at cgeer@northweststate.eduThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Financial Aid Contact
finaid@northweststate.eduThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
419-267-1389 or 419-267-1333
Quick Facts
•    Northwest State Community College is a public, two-year college serving the people of northwest Ohio. Classes are also offered at various satellite locations throughout the five-county area.
•    Enrollment: NSCC annual enrollment is 6,771 students. The average age of the student body is 28, and most maintain a full or part-time job while pursing their education.
•    Size: NSCC offers small classes sizes with a student/faculty ration of 17 to 1
Mission Statement
To serve by providing access to excellent and affordable education, training and services that will improve the lives of individuals and strengthen communities.
Fact or Information Unique to Your Institution
Custom Training Solutions, a division of NSCC, provides innovative technical training and eLearning solutions that enable businesses to be more competitive in the marketplace. Open enrollment classes are offered online, on the main campus in Archbold or at Scott Park Campus in Toledo. Customized training is also available to companies through live or virtual offerings onsite. For more information, visit:

Owens Community College
Toledo-Area Campus
30335 Oregon Rd
PO Box 10,000
Toledo, OH  43699-1947
567-661-7000 or 1-800-GO OWENS
Majors/Programs/Academic Programs
•    Owens Community College offers more   than 130 program areas in Agriculture, Business, Fine and Performing Arts, Health, Public Service, Skilled Trades, Transportation and Engineering Technology
•    Pre-Nursing, Welding, Criminal Justice, and System Security and Information Assurance are among the fastest-growing programs at Owens Community College
•    Students who attend Owens may complete the first two years of a Baccalaureate degree and transfer these credits to four-year colleges and universities
Accreditations & Certifications
Owens Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
Admissions Contact
Stan Paige: 567-661-7236 
Financial Aid Contact
Quick Facts
•    Serves more than 45,000 students annually on the Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses and The Source and Arrowhead Learning Centers
•    Has more than doubled its student population since converting to a comprehensive community college in 1994
•    Has nearly tripled its minority enrollment over the past decade
•    Serves more than double the number of recent high school graduates than it served 10 years ago
•    Serves over 350 companies in business and industry partnerships annually and serves over 17,000 individuals in Workforce Development including Integrated Systems Technology and Apprenticeship Training
General or Mission Statement
We believe in serving our students and our communities. Your success is our mission.

Terra Community College
2830 Napoleon Road
Fremont, OH  43420-9600
Majors/Programs/Academic Programs
Associate of Applied Science, Associate of Applied Business, Associate of Technical Study, Associate of Individualized Studies, Associate of Arts, Associate of Science and Associate Degree Nursing.
Accreditations & Certifications
OBR approved
Admissions Contact
Admission Office-419-559-2349
Financial Aid Contact
Financial Aid Office-419-559-2344
Quick Facts
•    Terra Community College provides access to higher education with low cost tuition and classes offered at convenient times.  Our rural campus is safe and friendly with free parking.  Terra offers technical degrees and the convenience of the first two years of a bachelor’s degree from well trained exceptional faculty; small class size ensures direct access to faculty with one-on-one attention.
•    Enrollment – Fall, 2009 31500 students
•    Size (student/faculty ratio) – 19:1
General or Mission Statement
Terra State Community College is committed to excellence in Teaching, Training, and Lifelong Learning.
Strategic Ends
•    Access and Opportunity
•    Student Success
•    Lifelong Learning
•    Community Relationships
•    Workforce Development
•    College Vitality

Vocational and Career Training

The Artisan College of Cosmetology
1645 Tiffin Ave
Findlay, OH 45840
Majors/Programs/Academic Programs
Managing Cosmetology and Managing Esthetics
Accreditations & Certifications
Licensure in the State of Ohio
Admissions Contact
Tammy Flores, Director of Education
Sue Langstaff, Owner
Financial Aid
Nate Langstaff
Quick Facts
•    The owner has thirty-nine years in the Cosmetology profession, nineteen hears of the thirty-nine teaching Vocational Cosmetology for Findlay City Schools, two years owning a private Salon and four and half years owning The Artisan College
•    Enrollment: 35-75+
•    Size: 25 to 1
General or Mission Statement
The College is committed to providing our students with the education required by the State of Ohio in Managing Cosmetology and Managing Esthetics to achieve graduation, licensure, and employment. The administration and instructors are dedicated to giving each student the opportunity to learn and strive with the most effective and current training possible. The College provides the most realistic salon experiences as possible to prepare students for any type of employment in the Cosmetology or Esthetic job market.
Fact or Information Unique to Your Institution
We coach and encourage our students to develop a clientele to take with them upon graduation. This practice enables our students to have longevity in the Cosmetology profession and a thriving business. Our students are well versed, not only in the required subject materials to pass their State Exam, but also in the “nice to know” experience and corrections one encounters in their everyday Salon life.

Davis College
4747 Monroe St.
Toledo, Ohio 43623
419- 473-2700
Majors/Programs/Academic Programs
Administrative and Allied Health, Business and Information technology and Design.
Accreditations & Certifications
The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association (NCA),AAMAE 
Admissions Contact
Dana Stern: dstern@daviscollege.eduThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Deb Pfaff-Wilder: dpfaff@daviscollege.eduThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  
Financial Aid Contact
Kelly Parker: kparker@daviscollege.eduThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  
Quick Facts
•    Profile 18-60 year old
•    Enrollment 500
•    Size (student/faculty ratio)14-17 per class
General or Mission Statement
To provide marketable skills that enhance the employability of our graduates.
Fact or Information Unique to Your Institution
•    Day or Evening classes Monday-Thursday (no Friday Classes)   
•    No Parking fee

Healing Arts Institute
340 Three Meadows Dr.
Perrysburg, OH  43551
Majors/Programs/Academic Programs
Massage Therapy Diploma
Accreditations & Certifications
ACCSC, Ohio State Medical Board, Registered with State Board of Career Colleges and Schools (reg. #02-03-162T), approved by the state approving agency for Veteran’s benefit. Approved by the Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation. Approved training provider for Ohio Workforce Investment Act programs, member of Ohio Council of Schools, member of AMTA. Registered with the National Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork.
Admissions Contact
Debra Keller, LMT, Director of Education admissions@hai.comThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Financial Aid Contact
Jane Mytyk:  financialaid@haiohio.comThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Quick Facts
•    Profile 1 year full time/2 years part-time Diploma Program
•    Enrollment April & December
•    Size (student/faculty ratio) Maximum Class size 30 students
Mission Statement:  The purpose of Healing Arts Institute is to provide outstanding training and education in the discipline of massage therapy and its allied fields.  In the process, we nourish professional, academic, and personal growth, integrating the concept of balance between mind, body, and soul.  Because learning is an on-going process, the Institute also provides continuing education to the student and the community.

Herzing University – Toledo Campus
Herzing University
5212 Hill Ave
Toledo, OH 43615
Majors/Programs/Academic Programs
Bachelor/Associate/Diploma in:
•    Technology
•    Business
•    Health Care
•    Graphic Design
•    Criminal Justice
Accreditations & Certifications
North Central Association Regional Accreditation/State of Ohio Board of Career Colleges and Schools
Community Partnerships
Toledo Area & Maumee Chambers of Commerce/Collegiate Employ-Net Consortium/ Michigan Association for College Admissions Counseling/Toledo Area Human Resource Association (TAHRA)
Key Personnel:      
•    Dean:  Dave Ebersbach
•    Financial Services:  Megan Ferrari
•    Director of Admissions: Joe Guziolek
•    Career Services Director: Traci Gelia
Quick Facts
•    There are 240 students and 38 employees
•    Admissions & Financial Aid Recognition Award Toledo Campus 2009/Campus Achievement Award Toledo Campus 2009
•    It has six lecture rooms, two computer labs, one surgical technology lab, one medical assisting lab, and one science lab.
Facts or Information Unique to Your Institution
Serving the local community since 2009, Herzing University – Toledo boasts state-of-the-industry classrooms and labs to provide a real-world, hands-on learning environment. Its 17,000-square-foot facility is specifically designed to prepare students for dynamic careers in the fields of health care, business, technology, design, and public safety.  Students have the convenient option to take courses either on-campus or online toward their bachelor’s or associate degree or diploma, and can also earn graduate degrees through Herzing University Online.

Penta Career Center, Adult & Continuing Education
9301 Buck Road
Perrysburg, OH 43551
Majors/Programs/Academic Programs
Medical and health occupations, trade and industrial courses, transportation, business and computer, and apprenticeships; special interests include American Red Cross training, digital photo workshop, GED preparation, and Ohio peace office/private security training.            
Accreditations & Certifications
North Central Association, Commission of Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA, CASI) for Post Secondary Schools. Certificates are awarded upon successful completion of the program along with a Penta Adult Education CAREER PASSPORT/portfolio. 
Admissions Contact
Cindy Covington: 419-661-6181
Financial Aid Contact
Cindy Covington: 419-661-6181
Quick Facts
•    Penta Career Center Adult Education is a Full-Service Center located in a new school facility. We offer affordable education services ranging from Job Training programs, part-time Special Interest courses, and Business Consulting services.
•    Full and part time programs have 115 students enrolled.
•    Student/Faculty ratio is 12:1
Mission Statement
Penta Career Center is a high-performing school that provides:
•    Options and opportunities
•    Real-world learning
•    Partnerships with business and industry
•    Productive students                                   
Information Unique to Your Institution
•    On-line training is offered through our ed2go
•    Our up-to-date facilities, small class sizes, and hands-on training make Penta Career Center Adult Education an excellent choice for students who are looking for quality affordable career training, with program certification in less than one year.

Professional Skills Institute
5115 Glendale Ave
Toledo, OH 43614
419) 720-6670
Majors/Programs/Academic Programs
Medical Assistant, Medical Insurance Specialist, Practical Nursing, Physical Therapist Assistant
Accreditations & Certifications
Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools, State Board of Career Colleges and Schools, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education, Ohio Board of Nursing
Admissions Contact
Tony Dickens Admissions Coordinator
Financial Aid Contact
Ruth Ann Neff Financial Aid Administrator
Quick Facts
•    Enrollment 400
•    Size (student/faculty ratio)13 to 1
General or Mission Statement
Career education for a lifetime of success.
Fact or Information Unique to Your Institution
Professional Skills Institute was founded in 1984 by a registered nurse named Patricia Finch.  The school began as an alternative to larger universities and colleges where students could gain knowledge leading to rewarding careers in health care.  PSI currently offers 24-18 month associate degree programs and diploma programs that can be completed in a year.

Ross Medical Education Center
5834 Monroe Street
Suite F-J, Sylvania, Ohio 43560-2265
Majors/Programs/Academic Programs
Medical Assistant, Medical Insurance Billing & Office Administration, and Dental Assistant.
Accreditations & Certifications
Accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).
Admissions Contact
800-833-ROSS (7677)
Financial Aid Contact
800-833-ROSS (7677)
General or Mission Statement
The staff of Ross Medical Education Center believes our purpose is to make available to students quality training and student services necessary to undertake careers in the allied health fields. The objectives to fulfill the mission of Ross Medical Education Center are:
To prepare the graduate for entry-level positions in a dental office, physician’s office, clinic, or other medical setting.
To provide a program that focuses on the clinical and/or the administrative aspects of the allied health field.
To maintain current industry standards and practices.
To ensure that faculty have the necessary and relevant work experience and educational preparation for effective program delivery.
To maintain a high level of employer and graduate satisfaction by providing active and ongoing career development services.

The Salon Professional Academy
116 W. South Boundary St.
Perrysburg, OH 43551
Majors/Programs/Academic Programs
•    Cosmetology: 1800 hours (full and part time)
•    Esthetics: 750 hours
•    Nails Tech: 300 hours
•    All courses include managers training program.
Admissions Contact
Charlie Soto: 419-873-9999
Financial Aid Contact
Jean Webb: 419-873-9999
National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Art & Sciences
Mission Statement
The Salon Professional Academy’s objective is to produce highly trained, well educated graduates for 21st century salons and spas.  We are committed to excellence in cosmetology art and science education.  Educational systems and programs are updated constantly to keep the student’s interest first and our education quality high.
The Academy is endorsed by Redken 5th Avenue. The Academy uses Redken retail and professional products. Redken provides education for the staff and students. Redken does not have an ownership interest in The Academy.  

Toledo Academy of Beauty
4801 Lewis Ave.
Toledo, OH 43612
419- 478-6660 Fax: 419-478-5259
National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology, Arts and Sciences
Admissions Contact
Patti 419-478-6660
Financial-Aid Contact
Georgia 419-478-6660
General Information:
There are two locations. Toledo Academy of Beauty-East (The Hair & Spa School) located at 3341 Navarre Ave., Oregon, Ohio 43616. This location offers the 1800 hour Cosmetology & Salon Manager Course and the 750 hour Esthetician and Salon Manager Course.
Toledo Academy of Beauty-South (The Hair & Nail School) located at 1554 S. Byrne Rd., Toledo, Ohio 43614.  This location offers the 1800 hour Cosmetology & Salon Manager Course and the 300 hour Manicuring & Salon Manager Course. 
The school has been in existence for over 50 years and has trained over 10,000 students from Northwest Ohio and Southeastern Michigan in the Salon and Spa industry.  Our graduates work at or own many of the salons in Toledo and surrounding areas.  We are still the only nationally accredited beauty school in Toledo.