Our Programs


As a professional stylist, there are multiple ways to make a personal impact. You’ll be the one people seek out for a new hair color, a sleeker cut, and a fresher look. Start your journey in the beauty industry at the Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes hairstylist school. From the art of the up-do to the magic of the perfect fade, students learn hair cutting and styling techniques for both men and women. Explore the hairstyling program currently offered at our campuses in Denver, Colorado, Provo, Utah, and Tempe, Arizona.

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Our Hairstyling Program Curriculum

Under the careful guidance of our instructors, students grow into skilled, confident professionals who know their way around a salon and the latest trends. Our 1,200-hour (Denver and Provo campuses) and 1,000-hour (Tempe campus) programs blend classroom instruction and hands-on learning in an interactive, engaging atmosphere. Core instruction covers several areas, such as:

  • Shampooing/conditioning
  • Product knowledge
  • Hairstyling
  • Haircutting
  • Color techniques
  • Relaxers and perms

Hairstyling students at Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes also enjoy the benefits of flexible scheduling. While practical learning is integral, portions of our program can be taken online. With the ability to learn virtually, you can work on your education around your busy schedule and finish with the required number of hours on your timeline.

Along with our technical curriculum, students also learn the business side of beauty and client relations. From maintaining a full appointment book to connecting with clients in meaningful ways behind the chair, our hairdressing school provides valuable skills students can take with them for a lifetime. You can work at a salon or own your own business, allowing you to follow your career down many potential paths. Possible careers may include:

  • Salon stylist
  • Salon owner/manager
  • Fashion show stylist
  • Color specialist
  • Beauty influencer or writer

Enjoy Fashion-Forward Experiences

At Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes, unforgettable opportunities are just around the corner. Working backstage alongside the pros on the New York and London Fashion Week runways, pairing up with photographers at the North American Hairstyling Awards, and studying abroad in exotic locations are just a few of the amazing experiences offered to our students. These and other opportunities for professional development not only give our students an edge on the salon floor, but they also look great on a resumé when applying for that first job after graduation.

We want everyone to be able to afford an education in beauty. There are many ways to pay for hairstylist school. Some opportunities for qualified students include financial aid, grants, scholarships, in-house financing, and more. Thanks to our Dream Makers, it’s easier than ever for prospective students to find ways to invest in their future. Let us walk you through the process and help you find financial solutions that suit your individual needs.

Our curriculum covers:

Students can expect to learn a variety of haircutting and styling techniques for both men and women. The curriculum includes:

  • Shampooing/conditioning
  • Product knowledge
  • Hairstyling
  • Haircutting
  • Hair coloring
  • Relaxers and perms
  • Business skills
  • Client relations
  • And more

Enroll in Hairstylist School Today

Your career as a stylist is filled with opportunities to let your creativity take the lead. Our hairstyling program is offered at each of our Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes campuses in Denver, Provo, and Tempe. Connect with us for more information about enrolling in our hairstyling or other programs we offer.

program details

SOC Code – 39.5012.00 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists
CIP Code – 12.0407 Hair Styling/Stylist and Hair Design

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Hours required for Licensure in Denver: 1200

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