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Nail Technology

About Nail Technology

Nails are the accessory that everyone can wear and a detail that everyone admires. In the nail technology program you will learn the three major applications of artificial nails: acrylic, wraps and gels, as well as how to deliver an amazing manicure and pedicure that will keep clients coming back. This program also provides a solid foundation in the science of nail care, with a focus on safety to protect you as a professional and your clients. If you’re looking for a way to become a beauty industry professional quickly while using your creative and artistic side, Nail Technology is your niche!

Nail Technology can bring your career to the next level

Completion of the 300-hour course results in the awarding of a certificate and qualifies graduates to apply for a New York State Nail Technology License.



Course topics:

  • Anatomy & Physiology of the Nail, Hand, Arm, Foot, & Leg
  • Bacteriology & Infectious Diseases: Nail, Foot, Skin Disorders & Diseases
  • Business Practices
  • Client Consultation
  • Gel Nails
  • Job Skills
  • Liquid & Powder Nail Extensions
  • Manicuring & Hand/Arm Massage
  • Menu Expansion: Making More of Manicuring, Pedicuring & Spa Treatments
  • Methods of Infection Control
  • Nail Art
  • Nail Wraps
  • Oils, Scrubs, Masques & Nail Treatments
  • Pedicuring
  • Retailing
  • Safety, Health & Sanitation
  • Signature Treatments for Spa Pedicures
  • Skin Basics for Manicurists
  • Specialty Massages for the Manicurist
  • The New Basic Manicure & Beyond
  • Tip Application & Design
  • Understanding the World of Spa

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Financial Assistance & Scholarships

Financial assistance and scholarship opportunities are available for those who qualify.

*based on the practical exam scores from the New York State Education Department’s OED’s report for January – June 2014

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