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Nail Technology

Nail Technology

Nail Technology is about so much more than painting nails. If you are looking for a career in the beauty industry where you can really express your artistic side, then Nail Technology is for you! Taught through a mix of in-class learning and hands-on work, our program helps to build all the skills you’ll need to begin a career in the nail industry.

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Skills Taught

  • Manicuring
  • Pedicuring
  • Application of nail enhancements
  • Advanced nail services
  • Operating a successful salon
  • Effective customer communication

Career Options for Graduates

  • Nail Technician
  • Salon Manager
  • Business Owner
One Semester

One Semester

Award of Certification and Licensure

Certification can be used as a pathway to Associate of Applied Science in Salon Business



$850 $85/credit

Student Fees


* Tuition and fees are subject to change.


Tools and Books

$800 (approximate)

Fall Semester


Spring Semester


Program may be completed fall (application due May 1st) or spring semester (application due October 1).


Richfield Campus

Richfield Campus

Award of Certification and Licensure

Course # Title Credit Hours
TENT 1100 Nail Technician I 4
TENT 1200 Nail Technician II Clinical  2
TENT 1600 Advanced Techniques Class/Lab 2
TENT 1610 Nail Technician Business Basics 1
  Total Credits 10