Cosmetology Beauty Programs in Avondale, AZ

Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes is proud to welcome students to our newest campus in Avondale, Arizona. A part of the rapidly growing metropolitan Phoenix area, Avondale is located at the confluence of the Agua Fria, Salt, and Gila rivers, close to the Estrella Mountains. Learn more about the cosmetology and esthetician programs offered at Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes and the beautiful desert city we call home.


Programs Offered at Our Avondale Campus

Students at the Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes Avondale campus can choose from the following programs:

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Cosmetology Program

Students at the Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes Avondale campus can choose from the following programs:

Cosmetology Program

The cosmetology program prepares students to work as stylists in salons and spas. But the curriculum isn’t limited to hair. You’ll also study makeup application, body waxing, facials, and more. Coursework will cover topics including:

  • Hair design, cutting, and styling techniques
  • Color theory and application
  • Perms, hair waving, and thermal styling
  • Manicure and pedicure services
  • Waxing techniques
  • Brow and lash tinting
  • Sanitation and hygiene
  • State rules and regulations

This 1,500-hour program can be completed on a full-time or part-time schedule. Upon completion of the cosmetology program, students will be prepared to sit for the Arizona State Board of Cosmetology practical and theory examinations required for licensure.

Esthiology Program

Esthiology Program

Those who dream of a career in skin care will find a well-rounded curriculum in our esthiology program. This 600-hour program at our Avondale campus is offered both full-time and part-time. With an emphasis on Aveda’s natural and organic vegan products, students learn to provide advanced salon services that include:

  • Facials and facial massage
  • Masks and skin treatments
  • Lymphatic drainage massage
  • Makeup application
  • Waxing and hair removal
  • Health and sanitation practices

Our courses combine classroom instruction with hands-on training so that students can gain practical experience in esthiology. Coursework also includes topics like time management, communication skills, and professional ethics to also help students prepare for the business side of the industry. After completing the esthiology program, graduates will be prepared to take the practical and theory examinations required by the Arizona State Board of Cosmetology for licensure as an esthetician.

Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes strives to make an elevated cosmetology and esthiology education accessible to our students. Many programs offer flexible scheduling options, such as daytime or evening classes, so that you can fit beauty school into your busy life.

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Getting to Know Avondale, AZ

Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes has three locations in Arizona: Phoenix, Tucson, and Avondale. Located in Maricopa County, Avondale is just a short drive from Phoenix. But it’s a city in its own right, too, with nearly 90,000 residents. With abundant shopping, dining, and recreation opportunities, Avondale is a great place to work and play.

As the newest location in the family of Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes, the Avondale campus is welcoming and modern with green building features that reflect our commitment to eco-friendly practices and products. You’ll find state-of-the-art cosmetology school classrooms and workstations, student lockers, as well as an onsite salon and clinic where students can put their skills to the test.


Comprehensive Support for Our Students

The team at Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes is dedicated to helping students succeed. Outside of coursework, we provide several resources to offer support and assistance:

  • Resource library: Our campus library stocks periodicals and books on styling, wellness, and other relevant topics.
  • Study abroad: Students can apply for study abroad opportunities to enhance their education and expose them to new cultures.
  • Career placement support: Our team can help you prepare your resume for your job search. Plus, we host industry days to connect students with key employers.
  • Advising: All students at Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes receive individual academic advising.
  • Academic support: Tutoring is available for all students who need additional assistance mastering course content.
  • Financial aid: Cosmetology and esthiology students who qualify can receive financial aid. Students are encouraged to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to learn about grants, loans, and other options.


Get in Touch with Our Admissions Team Today

Ready to take the next step in your education? Consider enrolling in one of the programs at Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes. The Dream Maker team at our campus in Avondale is available to walk you through our cosmetology and esthetician school programs, as well as answer any questions you have about admissions or financial aid. Contact us today to learn more about our programs and to schedule a campus tour.