The Nails Specialty Program trains students for employment as a registered nail specialist. This program has been a MTC offering for more than 10 years. The program is a combination of theory and clinical practice that prepares the students with a knowledge base and skills necessary to qualify for a nails specialty registration from the State Board of Cosmetology and obtain employment in the nail specialty industry. During the course, students receive hands-on, clinical experience in MTC’s on campus nails salon.
The course includes instruction in safety and proper sanitation, manicuring, pedicuring, application of nail enhancements, art techniques, and more.
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Job opportunities should be very good overall. The growing number of nail salons and the need to replace workers who transfer to other occupations will result in many job openings. The desire among young women and a growing number of men to lead a more healthful lifestyle through better grooming and wellness should also result in higher employment.*
In the state of Florida, manicurists/pedicurists may earn between $17,000 and $46,360 per year.*
- Standard career and technical program admission procedures apply. (See MTC catalog.)
- Applicants are also required to complete a supplemental application packet which includes recommendations.
- High school diploma—standard or GED is recommended.
- Interviews will be scheduled as needed for selected applicants meeting criteria and deadline.
CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION:
Upon completion of all program requirements, the student earns a Certificate of Completion in Nails Specialty.
Program completers may apply to the state to register as certified nail specialists. Ready to Work Certificate and HIV/AIDS certificate.
To view the Nails Specialty Program itemized costs sheet, please click here.