Nails Specialty

Facials Specialty - Manatee Technical College

Program Content: The purpose of this Nails Specialty program is to prepare students for employment as a licensed manicurist and pedicurist. 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 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. Attend a Program Information Session. Call 941.751.7900 and follow the prompts for Information Sessions. Find the next available session on our Events Calendar here:
3. Complete your “To-Do List” at
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:

Length of Program: 240 Hours – approximately 3 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%

Download State of Florida Frameworks Sheet: Nails Specialty
Required Books and Materials: TBA
Latest Employment Trends: Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Regional Labor Supply Dashboard

Possible Career and Outlook:
39-5092.00       Manicurists and Pedicurists

Estimated Total: $1,610*
*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. 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

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