Education with a Purpose

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 June 15, 2015.
  • 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 Basic Operator’s exam given by the State of Arizona.

Awards and Recognition
  • Gold - Outstanding SkillsUSA Chapter Award, 2015 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 Specialties


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

Cosmo Letter of Intent Night

2015-16 Parent Info

Approved Training Program with AZ Board of Cosmetology
Program Highlights
Clinic Services

student success
  • 27/27 students licensed and counting - 100% pass rate!

Program Instructors

Elizabeth Turner

Elizabeth Turner
(520) 426-4937

Elizabeth Turner has over 22 years in management and teaching experience at Arizona and California cosmetology schools. She is a Redken master color technician and an OPI certified nail technician educator. Elizabeth has worked as a platform educator and trainer at hair shows across the country. Elizabeth joined CAVIT in 2010.

Jessica Brooks

Jessica Brooks
(520) 426-4937

Jessica Brooks has seven years experience in the cosmetology field including three years teaching experience. Jessica joined CAVIT in 2014.

program costs
  • Cosmetology $600.00