Education with a Purpose
Program Highlights
  • Deliver professional skincare services within a dynamic spa environment.
  • Perform electrical facials, exfoliation, hair removal, and face massage to improve the health of skin.
  • Work with professional aestheticians using advanced techniques in preparation for state licensure.

Career Focus
  • Prepared for state licensure exam, immediate employment, and further education.

Entrance Requirements
  • Must have completed 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 the first day of classes.
  • No criminal record.

Program Length

The program requires 600 hours of classroom instruction. After completing the 600-hour program, students are prepared to take the Arizona State Board exam and obtain an Aesthetics license.

Awards and Recognition
  • 2014 11th Place National Aesthetics SkillsUSA Finisher
  • 2014 Gold and Silver SkillsUSA Aesthetics State Medalists
  • 2014 and 2013 Gold Outstanding SkillsUSA State Chapter
  • 2013 Sliver and Bronze SkillsUSA Aesthetics State Medalists

Students Learn
  • Skin Analysis
  • Exfoliation
  • Deep pore cleansing
  • Specialized treatments
  • Facials and facial massage
  • Waxing
  • Equipment use

Related Specialties
  • Salon owner or franchisee
  • Cosmetic sales or product representative
  • Salon management or coordinator
  • Instructor
  • Beauty magazine contributor or editor
  • Salons, spas, resorts
  • Dermatologist or plastic surgeon offices
  • Make-up artist


Aesthetics Program Information - 2015-2016

Approved Training Program with AZ Board of Cosmetology

Program Highlights

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Student Success
  • 10/10 students licensed and counting
  • 100% pass rate

Program Instructor

Debra Kelly
Debra Kelly-Bixler
(520) 426-4937

Debra joined CAVIT in 2012, and she  is a licensed cosmetologist and instructor with over 26 years of experience. She has worked professionally as a stylist in Texas, and she has three years of experience as a cosmetology and aesthetics teacher.