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Genesis Career College

Step Towards a New Career

Expert instruction and hands-on training to give you the skills you need to succeed.

The difference between a job and a career? It’s education – and training. That’s the difference Genesis Career College makes for students. Our family-owned, fully accredited career college has campuses in Tennessee, Georgia, and Alabama.

Genesis students complete the academic coursework and get the training they need – in a year or less – to qualify for in-demand careers in healthcare, wellness and beauty, and secure the licensing and professional certifications that make you attractive to potential employers. Learn More about how Genesis Career College helps prepare you for your new career, in and out of the classroom.

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Health & Medicine

Accredited academic programs in the Genesis Career College School of Health & Medicine include Dental Assistant, Pharmacy Technician, and Medical Assistant.

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Beauty & Wellness

Accredited academic programs in the Genesis Career College School of Beauty & Wellness include Cosmetology, Esthetician, Massage Therapy, Nail Technician, Master Barber and Instructor Trainee.

Why Choose a Career College

Career college focuses on the essential training needed to prepare students for a specific career path. Unlike general education, career college provides fast-tracked, career-specific curriculum to provide students with all of the tools they need for success.
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“Helping people has always been a passion of mine, now I have the knowledge and tools to turn that passion into a career.”

Find Your New Path at Genesis Career College

Six Campuses, Nine Programs

One Mission

Genesis has nine accredited academic programs that prepare students for careers in Health & Medicine and Beauty & Wellness. At Genesis Career College, our mission is to attract qualified students, instruct them with quality education and training and prepare them for career occupations in their respective fields. Our goal is to prepare you in a year or less – to be qualified in your field and enhance your learning experience through hands-on training, real-world experience and externships.

At Genesis, you no longer have to choose between pursuing your passion and finding a job. Our programs offer students the classroom academics and hands-on training they need to pursue the following careers:

School of Health and Medicine

Dental offices are always in need of dental assistants with extensive training and real-world experience to assist with management and operation. The Genesis dental assistant program’s curriculum prepares its students for this vital role through career-specific skills training. During your dental assistant training at Genesis you will learn the important skills needed for your career such as: providing supportive oral health care, educating patients on proper oral hygiene, performing laboratory procedures and assisting in the management of a dental office. Completion of our program also will prepare you for the State of Tennessee’s or the State of Georgia’s certifying examination.

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The medical assistant program at Genesis is accelerated and comprehensive. Through a combination of personal, thorough classroom instruction and hands-on lab training, Genesis students will be fully prepared to pursue a career in the healthcare field after graduation. The program’s curriculum includes phlebotomy, clinical laboratory work, medical law, anatomy, physiology, diagnostic procedures, and medicine administration. Genesis’ medical assistant program gives students the opportunity, through externships with local hospitals and healthcare facilities, to assist physicians and nurses as they complete their education. Genesis’ medical assistant school has locations in Cookeville and Lebanon, Tennessee, as well as Dalton and South Atlanta, Georgia.

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School of Beauty and Wellness

Genesis’ state-of-the art cosmetology school offers programs in Nashville, Lebanon, and Cookeville, Tennessee as well as Dalton, Georgia and Mobile, Alabama. Our cosmetology program prepares students to pursue careers in salons, spas and other businesses in the beauty and wellness industry. The program offers 50 weeks of hands-on classroom instruction, in which students will learn techniques such as: Haircutting and styling, color and texture, permanent waving, manicures and pedicures, style trends and makeup application. Our graduates develop all the tools they need to join accredited salons, start their own business or pursue any other career opportunities that the cosmetology field has to offer.

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Genesis’ esthetician school has in-depth programs in both Nashville and Cookeville, Tennessee. The curriculum includes coursework in anatomy, physiology, skin conditions and disorders, professional ethics, skin structure and aging and bacteriology. Our program goes above and beyond by not just teaching our students the practical application of the esthetician practice, but also the scientific theory behind it. Estheticians are in high-demand and the comprehensive training our program provides makes our students ideal candidates for jobs in skincare, dermatologists’ offices, spas, and luxury hotels. The program begins every month to fit your busy schedule, and it includes training in facials and full body treatments, mask applications, microdermabrasion, and other facial cleansing techniques.

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The Genesis Career College nail technician program gives our students top of the line, up-to-date training in manicures, pedicures, artificial nail application, and the science of professional nail care. After graduation our students are well equipped for careers at nail salons, spas, and luxury hotels. Our hands-on learning program also includes demonstrations and lessons from guest nail artists, to ensure our students have the best knowledge in new nail techniques and products. By the end of our program, you will be fully prepared to take the state licensing examination and begin your new successful career as a nail technician.

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Located at our main campus in Nashville, Tennessee, Genesis’ master barber program offers 1,500 hours of training that will fully prepare you to pursue a successful career as a master barber. The curriculum combines training in advanced barber techniques with comprehensive education on barber law and business management. Our graduates go on to work in the barbershop of their choosing, start their own business, or pursue careers as product representatives and sales specialists. After our program, students will have knowledge and training in: Traditional and modern barbering, haircutting and hairstyling, shaving, skincare, the history of barbering, as well as business management and employee preparation.

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Genesis Career College’s massage therapy program is located at our Cookeville, Tennessee campus. Our program features small class sizes and in depth training in all the skills you need to start your career as a licensed massage therapist. The curriculum includes light and deep-tissue massage, stone massage, pressure-point therapy, prenatal massage, neuromuscular therapy, aromatherapy, and myofascial massage. As part of our continued career placement, the massage therapy program also prepares you for interviews and finding a job. At Genesis, we make sure you have all the tools you need to receive your certification, and go on to pursue a fulfilling career, helping and healing others as a massage therapist.

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Genesis’ cosmetology instructor training program is available at our campuses in Alabama, Tennessee and Georgia. If you are interested in the field of Health and Wellness, and also in the field of Education, our cosmetology instructor program is the perfect fit for you. Our program offers a well-rounded curriculum in cosmetology, barbering, nail technology, and esthetics. The curriculum focuses on honing our students’ skills in their chosen field, then providing them with the expert training they need to share their knowledge of cosmetology as an educator. The program provides students with educational and classroom management techniques that prepare them to take the board requirements for their state. By graduation, our cosmetology instructor students will be well-versed in the principles of teaching, student motivation, class structuring and lesson planning.

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Genesis Career College, Lebanon Tennessee, Dalton Georgia, Morrow Georgia Campuses are applying for reaffirmation of accreditation with the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education. Persons wishing to make comments should write to: Executive Director, Commission of the Council on Occupational Education on, 7840 Roswell Road, Bldg. 300, Suite 325, Atlanta, GA 30350, or submit their comments via the Council web site (www.council.org). Persons making comments must provide their names and mailing addresses.

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