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Dorsey Schools

3 Campuses
2 Programs

Dorsey Schools are postsecondary institutions that provide short term comprehensive training to prepare students for promising career opportunities in fields such as cosmetology, culinary arts, healthcare and skilled trades.

Today Dorsey Schools is proudly represented by thousands of successful graduates working in their chosen careers throughout Michigan, because employers know they can feel confident hiring a Dorsey Schools graduate.

Dorsey Schools has one main mission: to better educate their students, thus improving career opportunities available to them. This is why the entire staff of Dorsey Schools strives to prepare men and women for the best possible career training in a variety of fields. Each program at Dorsey Schools is committed to providing quality career education and positive reinforcement – enabling the development of self-esteem, self-reliance, discipline and confidence in each graduate, coupled with an obligation to the communities where they live and work.

Available Programs

  • Cosmetology
    Cosmetology and Wellness

    The Cosmetology program provides training during which the student is taught basic knowledge of all phases of cosmetology, and attains a working knowledge of shop management, good ethics and the importance of good grooming. Upon graduation students will have had the opportunity to gain a thorough knowledge of art principles, hair styling, hair cutting and shaping, hair coloring, thermal waving and curling, permanent waving, chemical relaxing, shampooing, manicuring, scalp and facial treatments and once licensed may work as an entry level Cosmetologist under numerous job descriptions. Cosmetology career opportunities in private chain or department store salons include positions such as hair stylist, wig dresser, manicurist, platform stylist, permanent wave specialist, make-up artist, hair colorist, salon owner, salon manager, style director, and theatrical hairstylist. Cosmetology career opportunities in business and industry include positions such as manufacturer representative, beauty products supervisor, beauty magazine columnist, school director, and beauty supply salesperson.

    Available at these locations

    Madison Heights, MI

    31739 John R Road
    Madison Heights, MI 48071

    Taylor, MI

    23125 Ecorse Rd
    Taylor, MI 48180

  • Culinary Arts
    Culinary Arts, Food Service, and Nutrition

    The Culinary Arts program is designed to prepare students to work in professional food serving facilities in both the public and private sectors. Students “learn by doing” the practical side of professional food preparation. Areas of study include: professionalism, knife skills, mise en place, butchering, cooking techniques, food preparation, food purchasing/specifications, healthy cooking/nutrition, baking, menu planning/costing, kitchen management, inventory control, catering, and production of regional and international cuisines. Education occurs in both kitchen and classroom settings. An externship component will allow students to assimilate the knowledge acquired in the program into practical application.

    Available at these locations

    Roseville, MI

    31450 Gratiot Ave
    Roseville, MI 48066


The goal of accreditation is to ensure that education provided by institutions of higher education, like Dorsey Schools, meets or exceeds an acceptable level of quality. Dorsey Schools is proud to have achieved accreditation through the following:

Dorsey Schools is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education. This applies to the Madison Heights campus (which serves as the main campus) and the Dearborn, Roseville, Saginaw, Southgate, Wayne, and Waterford-Pontiac campuses (which are branch campus locations of Madison Heights).

Dorsey School of Beauty Taylor is institutionally accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences (NACCAS) and serves as a main campus.

The Culinary Arts program, available at the Roseville campus, is accredited by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation’s (ACFEF) Accrediting Commission.

Select Dorsey Schools programs are approved for training under the Post 9/11 GI Bill®, the Montgomery GI Bill® (MGIB), and the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) VetSuccess Program at the following campuses:Madison Heights, Roseville, Dearborn, Saginaw, Southgate, Taylor, Waterford-Pontiac and Wayne. “The GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at”

Programs vary by campus.

Taylortown School of Beauty operates as Dorsey Schools and/or Dorsey School of Beauty (Taylor campus location).


For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at

Financial Aid is available for those who qualify.

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