Nail Technician (Certificate)
The Nail Technician program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in the field of nail technician. Learning opportunities develop academic and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes specialized training in safety, sanitation, state laws, rules, and regulations, nail diseases and disorders, skin and nail care, and work ethics. The curriculum meets state licensing requirements of the State Board of Cosmetology. Program graduates receive a Nail Technician certificate and are employable as a nail technician.
- Major Code: NT11
- Award Level: Technical Certificate of Credit
- Location: Flint River Campus
- Program Entrance Term: Fall, Spring, Summer
- Minimum Length of Program: 2 Terms
- Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation: 20
General Admission Requirements
- Submit completed application and application fee
- Be at least 16 years of age
- Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript with test scores and ALL post-secondary transcripts in an official sealed envelope.
- Meet assessment requirements
Approximate additional costs other than tuition, fees, and textbooks.
|State Licensure Exam|
|State Board License||$35.00|
The following is a suggested path to complete this program in a timely manner. An individual’s path to completion may be different based on institutional and personal factors affecting his/her academic progress.
Note: While all courses are offered, they may vary by term and campus. See the program advisor for any questions.
|COSM 1000||Introduction to Cosmetology Theory||4|
|COSM 1070||Nail Care and Advanced Techniques||3|
|COSM 1120||Salon Management||3|
|COSM 1180||Nail Care I||5|
|COSM 1190||Nail Care II||5|
The curriculum meets state licensing requirements of the State Board of Cosmetology. Program graduates receive a Nail Technician certificate and are employable as a nail technician, salon owner, salon manager, industry professional, and/or platform nail artist.
Kimberly Rawlins/Griffin Campus
Department Chair for Professional Services
Cosmetology Program Coordinator
Deanne Allen/Flint River Campus
Susan Allen/Flint River Campus
Kelly Evans/Griffin Campus
Jeannie Kimbell/Griffin Campus
Career and Academic Planning