The Nails Specialty Program trains students for employment as registered nail specialists. 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.

HOURS

240, approximately four months (17 weeks)

COST

Tuition is approximately $1,422, plus books and fees (PDF)

TESTING REQUIREMENTS

N/A

LOCATION

MTC Main Campus

STARTING SALARIES

Vary, ranging from $17,000 to $46,360*

*Based on local industry information.

 

PROUD SUPPORTERS OF OUR PROGRAM

  • Hair Cuttery
  • Mild to Wild Hair Design
  • Smart Styles
  • Hair Plus
  • Salon Ennovy
  • Johnson’s Total Image

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

Nails Specialty Master Plan of Instruction
(PDFopens in a new window)

  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Acrylic & gel applications
  • Nail Art
  • Professional ethics
  • Professional development & entrepreneurship
  • Florida cosmetology laws, rules, and ethics

INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS 

State of Florida Nails Specialty Certification

 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

  • Salons
  • Spas
  • Sales / Product Representative
  • Trainers/Instructors
  • Traveling Platform Artists
  • Cruise Ships
  • Resorts
  • Spas
  • Entrepreneur

OUR NUMBERS

Discover how Marion Technical College prepares students for the grooming and salon services industry.

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PLACEMENT RATE*
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LICENSURE RATE*

STEPS TO ENROLLMENT

  • ATTEND AN INFORMATION SESSION
  • AND/OR INTERVIEW WITH INSTRUCTOR
  • APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID, IF APPLICABLE
  • COMPLETE THE ONLINE APPLICATION
  • MEET WITH AN ADMISSIONS ADVISOR
  • FILL OUT YOUR PROGRAM’S SUPPLEMENTAL PACKET, IF APPLICABLE
  • PAY YOUR APPLICATION FEE

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTORS

YOLANDA WASHINGTON

Instructor

Licensed Cosmetologist, 4 Years Teaching Experience, Instructor at MTC Since 2015.

ADDITIONAL FORMS

Supplemental Packet (PDF)

BOOK LIST

Tuition is approximately $1,362, plus books and fees (PDF)

ONLINE COMPONENT

N/A