About the Academy

Start in East Lansing or Mt. Pleasant, then travel the world!

We are a TIGI Creative School of Cosmetology with locations in East Lansing and Mt. Pleasant. Our cosmetology program offers an exciting learning experience in a state of the art facility and a unique study abroad opportunity. Financial aid is available for those who qualify. 

Our cosmetology students gain advanced education in make-up, cutting, and coloring. At Protégé Academy, you will:

  • learn from internationally trained, trend-setting stylists
  • excel under the coaching and mentorship of our experienced instructors from well-recognized academies
  • use the most innovative products, including TIGI Colour Line, BED HEAD Products, TIGI Cosmetics line, and OPI Nail Products
  • study abroad with top TIGI educators and industry greats in New York, London, and Milan, Italy

Our Mission

Protégé Academy's mission is to provide our students with a specialized education from qualified instructors and professionals in each program. In accordance with the Michigan State Board of Cosmetology, our goal is to bring the highest standards in business, ethics, and techniques in our Cosmetology, Manicuring, and Student-instructor programs.

TIGI Creative School

What does it mean to be apart of something proven inspirational? TIGI was originated in London perfected worldwide.

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