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.
If you have a degree from another country and and currently reside in the US, you are invited to apply.
Have a high school or bachelor’s degree translated from another country, a GED may not be required.
You only need a Social Security number for select East Campus programs.
We are NOT a Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) certified institution and do NOT participate in the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS), or the F, J or M visas programs. We are not an I-20 institution.
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.
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
1. Apply to MTC at https://www.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 (PDF, 1.5MB)
3. View the Main Campus Virtual Information Session video: Click Here (YouTube video)
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/students/quick-docs/
Program #I120415 CIP# 0612041005
*Estimated Tuition, Lab, and Fees (includes administrative fee)
Additional Fees Due Prior to Pre-Admittance
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.
180 hrs (3 mos)
Full-Time, Day or Eve.