Cosmetology Beauty Programs in Tucson, AZ

Do you have a passion for the world of wellness and beauty? At Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes, you’ll find the training you need to start an exciting career in cosmetology or esthiology. At our campus in Tucson, Arizona, students can gain practical experience from one of the top names in the beauty industry. Aveda sets the standard for excellence and environmental responsibility. From cosmetology instructor training to hair design, learn more about the innovative programs at Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes.

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Cosmetology & Esthiology School Programs

The following programs are available at our Tucson campus:

Barber Program

The barbering industry is coming back. Close shaves, razor fades, and clipper cuts are all part of our extensive curriculum at our Denver and Provo locations. Our unique program was developed by an Aveda Purefessional Barber. If you have a passion for creating stunning cuts, rely on our experienced educators in our barbering program.

Hairstyling Program

Looking for a focused program where you can learn how to give clients hairstyles they’ll love? Our hairstyling program can be completed in as little as 45 weeks. You’ll learn how to properly shampoo and condition hair, practice wet and dry styling techniques, and study color theory and chemical texture services. Students will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in hair design at our onsite salon and spa.

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Cosmetology Program

The cosmetology program at Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes is right for students who want to work in a professional salon or spa. In this 1,500-hour program, students can build a strong foundation to prepare for a variety of roles in the beauty industry. You’ll learn the fundamentals of haircutting, styling, and coloring while also gaining experience in salon services like manicures, pedicures, skin care treatments, and facial and body waxing. Plus, this program will cover key health and safety practices to protect yourself and your clients.

Esthiology Program

Help your clients look and feel their best with glowing skin. Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes is proud to use natural, 100% vegan Aveda products in all our skincare services. Our esthiology program trains students in the fundamentals of skin analysis, facial massage, and skin detoxification and treatments. You’ll also learn about lash application, hair removal methods, and makeup application.

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Master Esthiology Program

If you’re looking to dive deeper into the world of esthetics, our master esthiology program is a great option. You’ll move beyond the fundamentals of esthiology by practicing advanced techniques like microdermabrasion, dermaplaning, and microneedling. Graduates of this 1,200-hour program often go on to work in settings such as medispas, dermatology offices, or plastic surgery clinics.

Massage Therapy Program

Massage therapy services help clients feel relaxed and relieve stress. Students at Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes can learn to provide these rejuvenating services in our massage therapy program. This comprehensive 600-hour program covers foundational concepts like anatomy and physiology, as well as techniques like acupressure, Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, and hydrotherapy.

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Cosmetology Educator/Esthiology Educator Program

Ready to pass on your knowledge to the next generation of beauty professionals? Our instructor training programs allow students to focus on cosmetology or esthiology education. These 350-hour programs cover lesson planning, curriculum development, state rules and regulations, and other key topics to prepare students to manage a beauty school classroom as a cosmetology instructor or esthetician instructor.

Get to Know the Campus

Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes is located in the heart of downtown Tucson, Arizona, offering easy access to shops, restaurants, apartment complexes, and more. Tucson is a vibrant city with plenty of young people from area schools like the University of Arizona. Our Tucson campus building features classrooms, a clinic floor, lockers and workstations for students, and a resource library. Plus, our Aveda Institute Experience Center offers vegan hair care, skin care, and makeup products made with pure plant and flower extracts. This onsite retail center allows students to practice customer service skills in a supportive environment.

Get Started with Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes

Want to pursue your passion while developing new skills? The Dream Makers at Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes are standing by to walk you through our enrollment process, review financial aid options, and answer any questions you have. Contact us today to learn more about the programs offered at our Tucson campus and to schedule a tour.

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