Students completing this program will develop the technical skills associated with cosmetologists, nail technicians, hair stylists, makeup artists and aestheticians. The program also includes instruction in hygiene, equipment sanitizing, customer relations and salon management.

A total of 1,600 hours of instruction is required to take the Arizona State Board of Cosmetology Examination.

The Cosmetology program covers the composition of hair, skin, and nails, hair cutting, hair coloring, chemical hair restructuring, manicuring, facials, hairstyling, and how to identify diseases and disorders of the hair, skin, and nails.

Length of Program
1,600 hours--13 Months

Monday thru Thursday
8 AM-6 PM

Next Class Starts
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Funding Opportunities
Federal student aid, G.I. Bill, and tribal funding for eligible students, scholarships, and interest-free payment plans available
Average Starting Salary Range
$9.59 to $17.14 per hour
*Pay may vary due to the shift worked, previous work experience and employer salary pay range

Career Pathways

Hairstylist, Barber, Platform Artist, Salon Owner, Sales Consultant, Cosmetology Instructor

Occupational Profile
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