Beauty and Wellness

Imagine a career where you positively enhance people’s lives and stay informed with the latest trends in hair, skin care, and nails — all while being the boss of your career and future. If this excites you, consider enrolling in our Beauty and Wellness program. Upon program completion, you can pursue a job in hair, aesthetics, nail technology, and more.

Our expert instructors will teach you all the essentials in cosmetology and aesthetics to become successful in the beauty and wellness industry. You will also learn about sanitation requirements and cosmetology state laws as it pertains to your specialty. Our business-savvy cosmetology instructors will teach you how to effectively start and maintain your beauty business and attract new clients with alluring marketing strategies.

Make it happen! Enroll in the Beauty and Wellness program today.

Students at any Maricopa Community College may need to complete courses at more than one of our colleges.

Associate Degrees and University Transfer
Beauty and Wellness
Fast Track Certificate, which can be completed in two semesters or less.

At GateWay Community College, we offer the opportunity to obtain license and certification as a cosmetologist, hair stylist, nail technician, aesthetician, or a beauty and wellness instructor. 

We also offer an Associate Degree in Beauty and Wellness! A licensed beauty professional can receive college credits at no cost towards earning an AAS-Beauty and Wellness. 

  •  Cosmetology (31 credits)
  •  Aesthetician (12 credits)
  •  Hair Stylist (19 credits)

After earning an AAS at GateWay, graduates may follow a transfer pathway to earn a Bachelor’s degree. To learn more about the AAS program at GateWay, click here.