Nails Specialty

Program Details

Program Description:

Licensure:  Program graduates are eligible to apply for a Florida Nail Specialist Registration.

Train to be: Manicurist, Pedicurist, Nail Technician.

This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Human Services career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem- solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Human Services career cluster.
The content includes, but is not limited to: communication, leadership, human relations and employability skills; safe and efficient work practices; Florida cosmetology law and rules; acquisition of knowledge of the nails specialist and the related chemistry; bacteriology, anatomy and physiology; and development of skills in performing the techniques required in the practice of nails specialist occupations.

Articulation: May be available toward credits at Florida public colleges/universities.
Speak with a career counselor for more information.

Course:  Program graduates are eligible to apply for a Florida Nail Specialist Registration. 

Start Date:

August 8, 2023 – October 25, 2023 (Day)
August 8, 2023 – November 6, 2023 – February 26, 2023 (Evening)


Monday-Thursday, 1:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Monday-Thursday, 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.


MTC Main Campus, 6305 State Road 70 East, Bradenton, FL 34203
Tel: 941.751.7900

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. View the Main Campus Virtual Information Session video: Click Here (YouTube video)
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:

Program #I120415 CIP# 0612041005

*Estimated Tuition, Lab, and Fees (includes administrative fee)


Additional Fees Due Prior to Pre-Admittance

Application Fee





Additional Required Items (Outside Vendor)

Black Scrubs (shirt and pants) – estimate


*Estimated Total Cost of Program


*Prices are subject to change

Financial aid available depending on student’s eligibility.

All pre-admission fees are non-refundable and not covered by Financial Aid.

Prices are subject to change.
Annual fees (charged each academic year from July 1—June 30).
Estimated textbook list and pricing:
Textbook estimate. Current book list and prices.
Tuition is $2.92 per hour for Florida residents. Tuition is $11.71 per hour for Non-Florida residents.

Visit MTC Financial Aid page for more information.

Florida Department of Education: Frameworks

Possible Career and Outlook:
39-5092.00       Manicurists and Pedicurists

Program Video

Testimonial Video

Program Facts

Job Placement Rate



180 hrs (3 mos)


Main Campus


Full-Time, Day or Eve.



Have Questions? Ready to Start Your Career?

Roderick Mitchell

Career Counselor

6305 State Road 70 East, Bradenton, FL 34203
Call   941.751.7900 x 46032


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