Now is the Best Time to Start Beauty School

Have you ever considered entering the exciting world of the beauty industry? It may not seem like it, but right now is the perfect time to start! With so many people facing uncertainties with unemployment, there is no better time to start on a path to a new career. The best part, you can complete your training in a fraction of the time a traditional 4-year degree would take; meaning you’ll start earning money quicker! At Douglas J Aveda Institute, we are staring classes virtually. Through distance learning you start training for your new career right from your couch.


Less Time, Less Cost

According to the National Center for Educational Statistics, less than HALF of students enrolled in a 4-year program graduate! On top of that the average cost of a 4-year degree is $127,000, which could take years to pay off. Trade schools are the perfect way to focus on key technical skills and get your schooling done quickly allowing you to enter the job market sooner and start your career. Within the beauty industry there are multiple career path options available to you based on your interest and potential which includes Cosmetology, Barbering, Esthiology and Massage Therapy.

Job Security

With the uncertain economic climate, many businesses are looking to restructure and reduce their labor and resources to save money. In today’s world, choosing a career that will always be needed is a smart move. A career in Cosmetology, Barbering, Esthiology or Massage Therapy is something that just can’t be replaced!


Programs Starting Soon!

Ann Arbor
East Lansing
Grand Rapids
Royal Oak
East Lansing School of Barbering

Cosmetology Program

In our 1,500-hour cosmetology program, you can learn techniques and skills in hair cutting, coloring, and styling, as well as skincare, nail care and makeup artistry. We provide lessons in practical skills and theoretical knowledge. Our cosmetology program also covers the business and marketing skills you’ll need to work in the beauty industry.


Passionate about skincare? Our esthiology program focuses on treating the skin from within on top of treatments like facials, extractions and safe hair removal. With makeup artistry being as popular as it is, this program also covers modern makeup application techniques, color matching and product sanitation. Program length varies by location.

Massage Therapy

If you’re interested in health and wellness, our massage therapy program could be a great choice for you. This program uses the Ayurvedic massage technique, which focuses on treating the whole person, mind, body and spirit. Students can learn physiology, pathology, aromaology, spa treatments, body movement techniques and more in our 625-hour program.

Financial Aid Available

Douglas J Aveda Institute offers financial aid to those who qualify. We know that figuring out financial aid can be overwhelming, especially during distance learning. That’s why we’re continuing to offer online and live support to all students. Whether you want to call someone on the phone or do a video chat, our financial aid and admissions representatives are available to help you out. Contact us today to learn more about financial aid.

Start Learning Online!

To learn more about online enrollment at Douglas J Aveda Institute, contact us today! We’d love to set up a remote tour and help you get started from home. Things may seem uncertain, but your career goals don’t have to be! Let us help you kickstart your future in beauty.