New Port Richey (727) 848-8415 Brooksville (352) 364-8502

Where Passion Inspires a Career

Bene’s Career Academy is a specialty cosmetology and beauty school in Florida. Our programs are leading the way in building careers in the health, beauty, and wellness industry. Our dynamic and unique method of teaching combines creativity with passion and purpose.

Students explore their talents in a driven learning environment bolstered by a foundation of industry excellence. From theory to practical application, we guide you through your course to career journey.

Bene’s Career Academy proudly supports two campuses in Florida, one in New Port Richey and one in Brooksville. Founded in 1976, we are a private school specializing in vocational training in cosmetology and wellness. Our cosmetology academy is accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences (NACCAS) and the Florida Department of Health Division of Medical Quality Assurance Board of Massage Therapy.

Excellence is not only what we teach to our students, but a hallmark of distinction we uphold as a continuing education institute.

Our Mission Statement

Bene’s Career Academy provides career preparation in the Cosmetology arts and sciences including Barbering, Skin Care, Instructor Training, Massage Therapy and Nail Care in order to prepare the student for employment in the Beauty Industry to serve God, the family and community.

Our Educational Objective

Our objective is to provide students with diversified, integrated theory and practical courses based on eight sources selected from the common body of knowledge of Cosmetology, Barber Styling, Restricted Barber, Manicuring – Nail Care, Massage Therapy, Full Specialty, Facial – Skin Care, and Instructor Training.

Core Values

Bene’s Career Academy strives to make a career, by instilling a passion for beauty and health in our students while also instilling in all students and staff a deep belief in the equality of all persons regardless of race, religion, sexual identity or social standing. Bene’s Career Academy believes that it is our civic and moral responsibility to be involved in our community and help fill its needs wherever possible by participating in events and providing service. Bene’s believes that our graduate students should not only be well educated in their field of study but also to be an asset to their community and to give back at every opportunity.

Profile of a Graduate

Graduate students from Bene’s Career Academy are proficient in their field of study and respectful of their environment and the needs of their community. In addition, Bene’s graduates act in equality of all persons regardless of race, sexual identity or social standing. Graduates who have received financial aid have an understanding of their agreements and the necessity to repay all loans. Finally, graduate students have the confidence and skill sets to gain employment in their field of study.

Come As You Are

Bene’s enforces a strict Non-Discrimination Policy prohibiting any discrimination against current or prospective students and employees on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, ethnic origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected characteristic.

Learn As You Are

Bene’s Career Academy offers a Career Pathways Program for students who have not yet earned their high school diploma or GED. You can come start your Career Program while attending adult education tutoring with the goal of obtaining your professional license and GED at the same time.


Attend As You Are

Bene’s provides versatility to fit into your busy life. We have 2 campuses, day, night, and weekend classes, and full and part time schedules.

Love As You Are

Bene’s is a family oriented institution with a fundamental belief in giving back and uplifting the community around them.

Our Guiding Principles for Course to Career Success

We lead by putting our values at the forefront of everything we do at our beauty school in Florida. A commitment to our growing student body governs our curriculum. Learn more about what makes Bene’s Career Academy so unique and how you can be a part of our thriving campus life.

Give Back To the Florida Community

Bene’s is a family oriented institution with a fundamental belief in giving back and uplifting the community around them. With campuses in Pasco and Hernando counties, our community outreach has given either time, services, or financial contributions to the following institutions:

  • Pasco Kids First
  • United Way of Hernando
  • United Way of Pasco
  • Pace Center for Girls
  • Lighthouse for the Visually Impaired and Blind
  • Wheelchairs for Kids
  • Farrell Cares Inc.
  • Good Samaritan Health Clinic of Pasco
  • Rotary Club of Trinity
  • Rotary Club of Port Richey
  • The R.O.P.E. Center
  • Suncoast SPCA
  • The Volunteer Way
  • Community Service Counsel
  • St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church

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New Port Richey

7027 US Hw 19
New Port Richey, FL 34652


Monday - Friday:
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday - Sunday:
*Appointments Recommended*


698 S Broad Street
Brooksville, FL 34601


Monday - Friday:
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday - Sunday:
*Appointments Recommended*