Associates Degree

What it takes to get a associates degree in cosmetology

These programs often involve completion of 60-70 credits. Courses in this program are worth between two and four credits and require anywhere from 10 to 24 hours of work per week, though lab courses usually require more time. Students in these programs utilize their skills with salon clients and receive training in how to build up a client base
EVIT Cosmetology & Aesthetic programs in Mesa, Arizona

What we do here!

  • Fundamentals of cosmetology
  • Hair styling
  • Skin care
  • Cosmetology business practices
  • Salon labs
  • Work experience seminar

When looking for a job these are the main courses people want.

  • Stylist
  • Salon manager
  • Color specialist
  • Makeup artist
  • Cosmetic salesperson


All states require cosmetologists to be licensed. Though exact requirements may vary slightly by state, most states requires applicants to have completed a state-approved training program and pass a state exam. The exams often include written, oral and practical skills tests.