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Course Details


Full Time
Monday, Wednesday & Friday from 8:30 AM to 7:00 PM
Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday from 8:30 AM to 7:00 PM


Financial aid is available to those who qualify through Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®).

Hours to Complete

1,600 hours of instruction. Our course meets the Nevada Board of Cosmetology regulatory standard.

Months to Completion

Our full-time cosmetology course can be completed in as little as 14 months.

Why Aveda Institute Las Vegas

The Masterpiece Program

Our Masterpiece Program is a copywriter curriculum developed exclusively for the Aveda Institute Las Vegas. We take an artistic approach to learning using five core elements of art, customer service, community connection, technique, and fashion sense.


Online Learning

Learn Aveda is our online portal where you will access everything from daily announcements to your full curriculum! This is your one-stop-shop for everything Aveda education while you are at the Aveda Institute Las Vegas.

Community Ties

We contribute to water-saving efforts every year locally and nationally. We strive to uphold the Aveda brand standard for giving back to the world we live in. The Aveda brand is cruelty free, contributes to breast cancer research, and helps change lives in places outside out home, like Nepal.

Is Aveda Institute Las Vegas Right for Me?

Are you creative, passionate, outgoing, and ready for an exciting career?

Our staff is here to guide you on the path to following your dreams!

Our Course Outline


You begin in the classroom learning the basics of cutting, styling, coloring, and chemical restructuring of the hair. You will also learn about skin and nail care, makeup and related sciences. To ensure that you are ready to step right into our student salon, product knowledge, retailing, client servicing, and personal development skills complete your introductory course at the Aveda Institute Las Vegas.

Advance I & II

During this phase of our curriculum, you will unlock your creativity as you explore the latest hair trends and techniques. You will be introduced to our student salon, which enables you to become increasingly confident in your professional abilities, grow your skills in skin care and makeup, and learn how to interact with clients in a professional salon setting.

Advance III & Salon Life

You’re speed, accuracy, and concentration are now ready for the salon. You can demonstrate competency in all tastes required for the skill certification examination and possess the theoretical knowledge you need to pass the written examination required by the state of Nevada. This is where you begin to discuss job search and placement and work on interview techniques, resume and portfolio development. You will dig further into time management, self-promotion, goal-setting, merchandising and entrepreneurship to ensure you are ready to step directly into a salon.