Aveda Institute students are some of the most sought-after in the industry for a reason.

At Aveda Institute, students are at the core of everything we do. We strive to help you grow creatively, personally and professionally. To become industry leaders. To inspire a continuous quest for knowledge and growth. To nurture a strong and determined work ethic. To build a community passionate about giving back.

At Aveda Institute, we’re committed to preparing you for a successful career so that when you graduate, you realize what you’re capable of and discover what you’re made of.

Career Paths

Graduates of the Aveda Institute will leave with the necessary skills to gain license to practice in one of the below career paths.

Cosmetology School

In this program, you’ll learn how to cut, color and style hair using signature Aveda techniques and products. We’ll also cover makeup application, nail care and business development so you can feel prepared for a career in or out of a salon.

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Esthetician School

Inspired by ayurvedic practices, we bring a holistic approach to skin care. As part of our esthiology program, you’ll learn the science of skin and how to perform services that treat the mind, body and spirit.

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Massage Therapy School

Massage therapists have incredible career options. Work in a health spa or gym, or set up your own practice from the comfort of your home. Your hands are your tools, and you can take them anywhere.

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Alumni Testimonial

“Life kind of unfolds on this gradient scale and you don’t always know where you’re going to end up, but one of my best decisions was the Aveda Institute, because it allowed different opportunities and allowed me to kind of figure out my career path.”

Amanda, Allen Ray Salon

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