Career Description: The purpose of this Nails Specialty program is to prepare students for employment as a licensed manicurists and pedicurists. This course encompasses hand, arm, foot, and leg care. It strives to achieve both theory and hands-on excellence through live clinical situations. Related beautification is added through a total knowledge of artificial nail applications, the chemistry of products, and other techniques.
Admissions (How to Apply):
1. Apply to MTC at https://manateetech.edu/apply-now/. Submit your application to access your “To-Do List.” You are not accepted into the program after applying, you must complete your do list.
2. View the Main Campus Virtual Information Session handout: Click Here
3. View the Main Campus Virtual Information Session video: Click Here
4. Complete your “To-Do List” at https://www.MTCdashboard.net.
Note: The Basic Skills Assessment must be taken within 6 weeks of your admit date unless exemption criteria have been documented per State Statute. For exemption information, see the Student Handbook located here: https://www.manateetech.edu/quick-docs/
Length of Program: 180 Hours – approximately 2 months part-time to complete
Dual Enrollment Available: no
Certification/Licensure: Program graduates are eligible to apply for a Florida Nail Specialist Registration.
Articulation: May be available towards credits at Florida public colleges/universities. Speak with a Career Counselor for more information.
Job Placement Rate: 100%
On-time Completion Rate: 85%
Possible Career and Outlook:
39-5092.00 Manicurists and Pedicurists
Estimated Total: $1,500*
*An additional fee for a uniform, books, supplies, and various materials is required. Fees for certifications and/or licensure may or may not be required. The price is for in-state tuition. For out-of-state tuition, speak with a Career Counselor for more information. MTC is not an I-20 institution. State Sales Tax calculated at point of sale.
Location: MTC Main Campus, 6305 State Road 70 East, Bradenton, FL 34203 | 941.751.7900
Start Date: August, January
Start Time: Evening 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. and Saturday: 7:45 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
For More Information: Contact Roderick Mitchell: 941.751.7900 x 1032, Email