The purpose of the Nails Specialty program is to prepare a student for employment as licensed Manicurist and Pedicurist. Instruction is designed to qualify students for employment upon successfully obtaining a Nails Specialty Certification.

HOURS

240, approximately four months (16 weeks)

COST

Tuition is approximately $1,362, 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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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