Advantages to Attending Mitsu Sato Hair Academy, Overland Park:

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The Cosmetology School at the Mitsu Sato Hair Academy is owned and operated by Kansas City salon owner and hairstylist Mitsu Sato who has over 35 years experience working in the business. Because we are not not affiliated with any large corporations or “chain schools” we can proudly offer smaller class sizes. This allows for more individualized and valuable one-on-one training.


Different From All The Chain Cosmetology Schools in Kansas

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We teach the world renown Vidal Sassoon ABC cutting and coloring techniques and students receive a certificate from Sassoon Academy upon graduation stating you have mastered these techniques. This gives our graduates an advantage over all other students in the job seeking market as we are the only Sassoon Academy Connection School in the area.


Being the only authorized Sassoon Academy Connection School in the area means we are also the only school approved to teach the Nuts and Bolts program. Through the Nuts and Bolts program you will learn the skills for resume building, interviewing and professional success. Nuts and Bolts training corporation has partnered with salons across the country to give the employment seeking graduate a competitive edge.


About Our Classes


Our classes are taught by working professionals who have attended extensive training in the Sassoon cutting and coloring methods. Our instructors understand the value of continued education in this industry and therefore stay current on today’s trends and methods.


At Mitsu Sato Hair Academy you will learn in-depth cutting and coloring techniques by working on clients in a real salon environment. Our instructors are there to guide you every step of the way and our goal is to teach the most effective ways to provide the very best salon experience to our clients. This is why we spend so much time focusing on the importance of communication and tailoring your approach to best suit an individual;s needs.



Our comprehensive education includes men’s hair cutting, aesthetics, nail care and makeup artistry.


Our teaching and curriculum help you succeed in the hair design profession and digital resources are available to enhance your education. We provide you with the tools to grow in your career utilizing today’s technologies and we value the importance of a strong social media presence.



Why Choose Mitsu Sato Hair Academy?


  • Mitsu Sato Hair Academy networks with top salons throughout the city to help you with future job placement and we post career opportunities for our students.
  • During your education here you will build a strong portfolio with images of your achievements, certificates and awards, including Pravana’s color certification.
  • Additionally, Mitsu Sato Hair Academy hosts benefit Fashion Shows for their students to showcase their talent to the public and raise money for charity.
  • Guest speakers are brought in for lectures and demonstrations to introduce the most current topics and techniques in makeup, hair and business to ensure you receive the most well rounded and diverse education possible.
  • We also offer post-graduate training at the Mitsu Sato Salon so you’re never alone.


We know when you invest in attending a school you are choosing where to invest in your future. Our academy will help you build your career and set you on the path to success. Our professionals approach hair as an art form and we have always believed that our small school takes a more personal approach to your learning.

Our passion is doing hair and it shows!

Please call us at 913.341.7286 for more detailed information.


Q. Is the school accredited?

Answer: Yes, Mitsu Sato Hair Academy is accredited from the National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences. We are also approved and regulated by the Kansas Board of Cosmetology.

Q. How long is your cosmetology course?

Answer: The Mitsu Sato Hair Academy offers a 42 week cosmetology program.

Q. What programs do you offer?

Answer: Our academy strictly deals with cosmetology program. Program topics include hair cutting & coloring hair in depth, facials, manicures, and all aspects of cosmetology.

Q. Where is the school located?

Answer: Mitsu Sato Hair Academy is located at 9062 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, Kansas 66212

Q. Need driving directions?

AnswerClick here to get driving instructions, or visit our Contact Us page.

Q. Is Financial Aid available?

Answer: Yes, please see our Tuition/Financial Aid page

Q. How can I contact your school?

Answer: Call 913-341-7286, or visit our Contact Us page to submit a question via e-mail

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