Central Arizona Valley
Institute of Technology

Our Cosmetology Program

Did you know that the average cosmetology school costs $10,000-$15,000 in tuition? The CAVIT Cosmetology program continues to be one of the best investments a student in Pinal County can make in his or her future.

Program Highlights

  • Experience and manage a professional full-service interactive salon and spa environment.
  • Express individual creativity by providing a wide range of hair, color, nail, and skincare services.
  • Work with professional cosmetologists using advanced techniques in preparation for state licensure.

Career Focus

  • Prepared for state licensing cosmetology exam and further education.

Entrance Requirements

  • Must have obtained ten high school credits.
  • Must have successfully completed two years of English.
  • Display a good attendance record.
  • Must possess a Social Security card.
  • Must be 16 years of age by July 18, 2016.
  • No criminal record.

Program Length

This program requires 1,600 hours of classroom instruction. Students who successfully complete the curriculum and the required hours qualify to take the Licensed Cosmetology exam given by the State of Arizona.

Awards and Recognitions

  • Gold, Silver, Bronze - Cosmetology Secondary Contest, 2017 SkillsUSA Region 3 Conference
  • Gold - Cosmetology Postsecondary Contest, 2017 SkillsUSA Region 3 Conference
  • Gold - Outstanding SkillsUSA Chapter Award, 2016 SkillsUSA State Conference
  • Gold - Chapter of Distinction Chapter Award, 2015 SkillsUSA State Conference
  • Gold - Outstanding SkillsUSA Chapter Award, 2014 SkillsUSA State Conference
  • Gold - Outstanding SkillsUSA Chapter Award, 2013 SkillsUSA State Conference

Related Career Specialties

  • Barber
  • Cosmetology School Director
  • Esthetician
  • Hairstylist and Cosmetologist
  • Instructor
  • Nail Technician
  • Professional Makeup Artist
  • Salon Owner
  • Skin Care Specialist
  • Spa Owner