Start a new career in beauty and wellness today!

In less than a year, you can learn everything you need to know to start a great career. Avenue Five offers knowledgeable, dedicated instructors, a cutting-edge facility, hands-on learning opportunities in and out of the classroom, and a supportive learning environment.

Award Winning Beauty & Wellness Career Training

750-hour Advanced Massage Therapy Program

Our unique 750-hour Program provides comprehensive training, hands-on experience, and industry support it takes to pursue a successful career helping others in less than 1 year. This is the ONLY 750-hour Massage Therapy program in Austin that is nationally accredited by NACCAS.

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Cosmetology Program

As our student, you’ll learn the Vidal Sassoon’s prestigious system. We work with over a dozen different international product lines

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Esthetics Program

Our program offers many advanced techniques including hands-on experience. The Avenue Five curriculum is a clinical, results-oriented approach to skincare

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Competitions and Photo Shoots

It’s our philosophy that a well-balanced education should include portfolio and studio work. Competitions and photo shoot opportunities involve event planning, working with models and photographers, and providing creative direction. Many of our graduates have submitted photo work to national competitions and earned opportunities to attend exclusive events and award ceremonies at some of the worlds largest industry conventions.

Experienced Educators

There is no substitute for experience. Members of our cosmetology department travel to the Sassoon Academy in Santa Monica, CA, each year to train among some of the world’s top stylists. Our esthetics instructors receive instruction via Milady’s Master Educator Program and frequently the International Salon and Spa expo in Long Beach, CA. These are just a few examples of how Avenue Five is dedicated to providing salon-professional education built on years of industry experience.

Award Winning

Avenue Five Institute has received numerous industry accolades and awards, including Nuts & Bolts Business School of the Year and President’s Award. Student achievements include consecutive Professional Beauty Association Beacon Winners, finalists in the International Sassoon Academy Cut and Color Competition, Wella TrendVision and Business Student of the Year honors.

Business Training

Avenue Five Institute was the first school in Texas to have partnered with Nuts and Bolts, one of the most respected business training programs in the industry. This professional development program is designed to integrate personal, technical, and traditional business skill sets so that students can more effectively make money, build clientele, and succeed as professionals.

Employment Assistance

Avenue Five Institute provides students with the tools to prepare them for their first job in the industry and many opportunities to interact with salon and spa professionals. While no program can guarantee employment, we do everything we can to help you put your best foot forward.

Student Salon & Spa

Our highly active student salon and spa regularly tops Yelp’s list of the most-reviewed salons and spas in Austin! There is no substitute for live models, and our busy student salon and spa is the ideal environment to refine your skills.

Advance Your Makeup Skills!

Makeup Artist School Program from Avenue Five Institute in Austin, Texas provides the hands-on training, practical experience and industry guidance it takes to greatly advance your makeup skills. As a student in this program, you’ll provide makeup looks to real clients and models under the careful guidance of expert instructors with years of experience in the makeup industry. Get the personal support you need to achieve your individual goals.

The 15-week curriculum consists of the following 5 separate programs:

Beauty Essentials – 6 week program Airbrush – 2.5 week program Bridal Makeup – 1.5 week program Studio Makeup – 2.5 week program High Fashion Makeup Trends – 2.5 week program

About Make-up Designory

The products and techniques we teach were developed by Make-Up Designory (MUD). MUD was founded in 1997 in North Hollywood, California, bringing quality education and products to the makeup artist community. Today, MUD has 2 corporate campuses in Los Angeles and New York. At Avenue Five Institute, we teach these same advanced techniques to men and women across Austin, so you can be certain that the application skills you acquire are consistent with the today’s highest standards.

A New Workshop Every Month

Join our MUD Make-up Workshops! We are so excited to offer you this unique opportunity! RSVP at to save your spot TODAY! Have questions? Please call us at 512-643-6223 or send us a note to We can’t wait to meet you + invite a friend!

Avenue Five isn’t just about an application, it’s about a relationship. We value every student as an individual. We promise to treat you with ultimate respect. We want to make your time here a life-changing experience that prepares you to realize your greatest potential.


Ready to get started? 1. Go to and fill out the Request Info Form 2. After submitting the form, you will be invited to schedule a tour of our facility If you’re interested in going further, then we can sit down to discuss your goals, timelines and finances—to create an education plan that makes sense for you. Our students are artistic, creative, and passionate about a career in the beauty industry. We’re looking for a spark. For inspired determination. And the willingness to work hard and have fun doing it.


Check out our students’ work!

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Ready to See it For Yourself? Schedule a personal tour of our modern salon/spa facilities and meet with a friendly and knowledgeable Admissions Advisor. Ready to Apply? Start your online application at

8620 Burnet Rd #300, Austin, TX 78757


(512) 968-2835