About

One of the most prestigious and fashionable private career schools, THE TEMPLE: A Paul Mitchell Partner School is a highly respected leader in the cosmetology industry. It’s a name you’ll be proud to display on your resume. We opened our doors in 2005 and, since then, have helped more than 1,700 students become successful working professionals.
The Coolest School
THE TEMPLE: A Paul Mitchell Partner School is truly an inspirational place, where your creativity will shine. Housed in a 15,000-square-foot, 100-year-old Masonic Temple in the heart of thriving downtown Frederick, our beauty school is an urban icon and active venue for the arts and community events. The exposed brick walls of our clinic classroom and classrooms are the backdrop for original murals and hand-blown fixtures from local artists.
Teaching Excellence
THE TEMPLE: A Paul Mitchell Partner School is home to dedicated instructors and learning leaders who are passionate about your success. They are licensed cosmetologists and experienced professionals, many of whom are well-known presenters who teach the latest techniques at continuing education seminars across the country. And our high teacher-to-student ratio ensures superior individual attention. In addition, our state-of-the-art facility allows us to attract exciting guest artists and premier names in the industry.
Changing Lives
Our culture is about bringing out the best in people and situations, changing lives and making a difference in the world. Our dress code, attendance requirement and exceptional educational standards all contribute to ultimate success in our industry. We teach not only the technical proficiency needed in the beauty industry, but also the business and personal skills we believe are vital to creating happy, productive professionals.
Comp­rehensive Guest Services

Beauty clients enjoy a full range of hair, makeup, nail and other spa services in our chic clinic classroom with fully equipped stations and a complete line of retail products. All services are performed by students under the direct supervision of an instructor and all of our products are fully guaranteed.

THE TEMPLE academies are accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences (NACCAS). Accreditation means the schools have met national standards of educational performance established by an impartial non-governmental agency. Minimum standards for our programs are established by the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC), the Maryland Board of Cosmetology and NACCAS.