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Cosmetology Program

The program is 1600 clock hours designed to be completed within a maximum of time frame of thirteen months from the start date. The minimum time frame allowable is eleven months from start date. Classroom instruction will be offered Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Classroom Theory is offered from Monday through Friday 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. and is a required part of your clock hours.

Each of the units of instruction listed below are taught in both theory and practical formats using both lecture and demonstration techniques. Audio visual and other materials will be used when appropriate.

Units of Instruction

  • Theory of Cosmetology
  • Hair Styling
  • Hair Shaping
  • Permanent Waving and Chemical Relaxing
  • Hair Coloring, lightening and special effects
  • Facials and makeup
  • Nail Technology
  • Chemistry
  • Sanitation and Safety
  • Scalp and Hair Care
  • Miscellaneous Technical Demonstration
  • Oral, written and practical testing
  • Ethics and Management
  • Electricity
  • ArizonaState Board Rules and Regulations
  • Arizona Cosmetology Law
  • Entering the work force

Career Opportunities in the Cosmetology Field

Hair Stylist, Nail Technician, Instructor, Salon Manager/Owner, School Manager/Owner, Product Representative, Guest Artist, Platform Artist, Independent contractor, Research Cosmetologist , Make-Up Consultant, Product Buyer