Academics & Admissions

The American Academy of Hair and Scalp Diseases is dedicated to bringing innovative teaching capabilities to licensed beauty professionals seeking higher learning for career advancement.

If your beauty career has hit a dormant phase; if you’ve recognized the opportunity that lies within the hair loss industry; if you wish to improve your finances; or if you simply wish to develop your skills, our courses are designed to show you the way to success.


We Offer: 

  • An interactive course designed to keep courses fresh and relevant
  • Intensive courses to develop skills and strengthen your professional performance in the salon/clinic
  • Personal and individualized feedback on your assignments
  • Peer based Mastermind sessions for a shared learning experience
  • Up-to-date curriculum taught by top hair loss experts
  • Reputable Certification in Trichology
  • An exclusive membership program for Certified Trichologists

For beauty professionals, learning never stops. We must always keep pace with the industry to be able to offer innovative solutions to our clients. Our courses will help you advance your skills, so that you can become  a highly sought after  hair and scalp specialist and dominate in your sphere of influence. 

Is AAHSD The Right Trichology Academy for You?

If your goal is to advance in the field of trichology using a system designed for easy interpretation and implementation The American Academy of Hair and Scalp Diseases can help you achieve it.

Wherever you are on the globe you can experience the AAHSD classroom.

Engage with our elite team of educators, participate in peer discussions, and receive one -on-one support from administrators- all from your home.

Attend live streaming lectures, interact with classmates in web conferences, while studying in module- based lessons.

We’ve designed a course format to facilitate your educational needs.

Experience the impact of your education in real time.

Apply the techniques you’ve learned in your daily practice. You don’t have to wait to have your certification in hand to see the impact of your education. Your career advancement begins the moment you access your course material. 

Bring challenges that you face BTC into the virtual classroom. Consult with your educators and Mastermind with your peers to discover new innovative solutions. 

You will find yourself more skilled, confident and empowered when you’ve seen the real-world results of your education. 

Registering for the Trichology Certification Course

Course registration is a multi-step process that supports your educational journey at The American Academy of Hair and Scalp Diseases. We encourage you to review the information below as early as possible, as some requirements must be met before you can register for the 18-month certification course.

Registration Dates for 2024:

Enrollment Period: December 1, 2023 – February 29, 2024 (Class begins March 10, 2024)

Enrollment Period: April 1, 2024 – June 30, 2024  (Class begins July 7, 2024)

Enrollment Period: August 12, 2024 – October 31,  2024 (Class begins November 17, 2024)

Trichology Course Prerequisites

The American Academy of Hair and Scalp Diseases reserves its curriculum for state licensed Barbers and Cosmetologists. 

This certification course is very robust, therefore to ensure a positive learning experience while studying with our academy each student is required to complete our 3 -day introductory course to trichology (iD Hair Loss BTC) to confirm that their science proficiency is sufficient. This assessment allows for both the instructor and the student to determine if enrolling in the full certification program would offer any educational value. 

The American Academy of Hair and Scalp Diseases is committed to improving the beauty industry today and for future generations through the education of trichology. 

We lock arms with our students to explore the academic landscape of trichology, venturing into unfamiliar areas of knowledge, to strengthen their passion that will make them the most sought out solution for hair loss management/recovery. 

By nurturing this spirit of inquiry, AAHSD aims to prepare beauty professionals globally to challenge traditional and existing practices, and seek creative approaches to problem-solving as it relates to trichology.

Paying for Hair Loss Training

We know that paying for school can feel like a daunting task, but navigating the complexities of tuition should not stand in the way of your education.

Our goal is to provide you with clear information about what it will cost to reach your education goals at AAHSD.

If you’re planning to complete the 18 – month trichology certification course the total tuition is $11,997

We offer a 15 – month “non-interest bearing” repayment plan with an option to pay weekly or monthly. For more information please contact our admissions office.

Other Costs to Consider

As you begin your educational journey with AAHSD, it’s important to look at other additional expenses that might be necessary. Being aware of these types of expenses you may encounter can help you anticipate and plan for them in advance. 

Technology, books, hotel, air fare. For your studies, consider the costs of computers, internet access, specific apps and software, travel expenses for in person clinical training sessions.

Hair Loss Courses We Offer

Introduction to Trichology:

iD Hair Loss BTC

A 5-day trichological intensive for the licensed beauty professional who is seeking more knowledge in the area of alopecia and scalp maladies to support them with their day-to-day duties behind the chair.

This comprehensive Introduction to Trichology Course provides students an overview of the fundamentals of trichology, including the structure of hair and skin, conditions of the hair and scalp, and other physiological functions correlating with the hair growth cycle. This course has an emphasis on the importance of a hair and scalp analysis and how to interpret what you’re seeing on the scalp through the microscope. This transformative course will shift the mindset and the lenses of how hairstylists and barbers view and react to the symptoms of hair loss and scalp disorders BTC.

Upon completion of this course each student will become a “First Responder” to hair loss and receive a certificate of completion. They will be well equipped to offer knowledgeable and confident advice to their clients, as well as perform certain scalp therapies to enhance hair growth. Students will be able to instantly monetize their newly acquired skillset and offer services to enhance the overall customer experience.

Course Prerequisites:

State Licensed Cosmetologist and/or Barber

Course Schedule 2024:
This course is generally conducted in person but can change to virtual without notice due to COVID-19

February 17, 2024 – February 21, 2024

June 1,  2024 – June 5, 2024

October 19, 2024 – October 23,  2024

Advance Course of Trichology:

90 Day FastTrack To Trichology

An Intensive, power-packed 90-day virtual training for the Certified Trichologist who is stagnant, experiencing challenges and has discovered their basic certification isn’t sufficient to attain radical results within their hair loss practice. Advanced students are taught how to connect the dots using their previous knowledge coupled with tried – and – true methods that are proprietary to the American Academy of Hair and Scalp Diseases that will teach students how to activate their trichological superpowers to get the results their clients deserve. This course also includes hours of live lectures, mastermind group sessions, physiology mapping,  16- hours of hands – on clinical training and more  to enhance the learning experience and to ensure success post course completion.

As a result of taking this 90-day advanced training each student will receive a certificate of completion and become a Holistic Health Practitioner (HHP) of Trichology with the American Academy of Hair and Scalp Diseases (AAHSD) and American Association of Drugless Practitioners (AADP). Students will be in position as the “Authority” to leverage their career using the power of Trichology, building treatment strategies that most Trichologists fail to execute with confidence, serving all who are suffering from hair loss and scalp maladies in excellence.

Course Prerequisites:

Trichology Certification (From a reputable organization)

Admissions Exam (Must have a score of 70% and above)

For tuition costs and more information on course enrollment please contact our admissions office.

Trichology Business Course (Tricho-Nomics):

Creating Financial Opportunity (CFO) 

Building protocols for customers and building a legacy business requires two separate strategies.

This is the ultimate business mastery program for Trichologists and Hair Loss Practitioners that will move you from possibility to profitability. Students will spend 6-intensive months working with a coach building their business infrastructure for economic growth and sustainability. Utilizing a proven strategy that has increased brand awareness for countess professionals and impacted the lives of men, women and children across the globe; this program will show you how to intentionally become a person of influence who appeals to the masses, build your brand and your bank account. 

These strategies and systems will keep you on the cutting edge of business, help you attract your ideal customer, transform you into a marketing beast, save you mistakes, time and money; allowing you to focus more on serving and supporting your clients. This program will activate the CEO, COO and CFO inside of you to build a “Legacy” Beauty Business that buys you freedom to live the life you desire while doing what you love. 

Course Prerequisites:

AAHSD 18 – month Certification Course 

90 Day Fast Track to Trichology 

For tuition costs and more information on enrollment please send us an inquiry.

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