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*This program is not offered at this time.

Successful nail artists are creative people with an outstanding sense of design and masterful technical abilities. They’re also savvy business people who keep up with industry trends, treat their clients to the best possible service, and know how to market and manage their business. From creativity to product knowledge to new advances in nail enhancement, our program gives you every element of the skillset you’ll need for professional success as a nail technician.

Technical Areas Covered Include:

  • Art, design, and trends for manicures and pedicures

  • Safety, sterilization, and sanitation

  • Massage techniques for hands, arms, and feet

  • And much more

How Much Will It Cost?

School Supplies, Kit, And Tuition Costs

Tuition: $2,800.00

Registration Fee: $100.00

Application Fee (nonrefundable): $100.00

Kit, Equipment, Textbook, Supplies (nonrefundable): $900.00

Kit and Equipment Sales Tax (nonrefundable): $54.00

Drop Fee: $100.00

How long will it take?

School Required Hours

Commitment to Complete Program: 400 hours

When can I get Started?

Class Start Dates

  • *This program is not being offered at this time. - Manicuring (Daytime)

Student Educational Materials

  • 1 Connecting to My Future Book, ISBN 0-9743205-0-1, $19.95
  • 1 Be Nice (Or Else!) Book, ISBN-13: 978-0-974-993-99-7, $10.00
  • 1 Multiple Intelligence (MI) Letter, ISBN N/A
  • 1 Plugged In Apron and membership (while enrolled)
  • 1 Master Audio Club Subscription (while enrolled)
  • 1 Black Messenger Bag
  • 1 OPI Product and Procedures Workbook
  • 1 OPI Acryslic System Tabletop Instructions

1 NAS 99, 2 oz
1 Nail Adhesive, 3 gm
1 Brush Cleaner, 1 oz
1 Avoplex Nail and Cuticle Replenishing Oil,
1/4 oz
1 White Tea Massage Lotion
2 Assorted OPI Lacquers including OPI Red
1 Swiss Guard Hand Sanitizer, 4 oz
1 Bondex, 1/4 oz
1 Avoplex Moisture Replenishing Lotion, 4 oz
1 OPI Polish Remover, 4 oz
50 Nail Wipes
1 Bond-Aid, 1/2 oz
1 Avoplex Enzyme Therapy Cleaner, 1 oz
1 Light Cured Gel Kit
1 Dry Spray Nail Polish Dryer, 2 oz
1 Green Tea Scrub
1 Wrap Kit
1 Start to Finish, Base Coat, Top Coat and
Nail Strengthener in One
1 Avoplex Exfoliating Treatment
20 Dimensional Nail Tips, Assorted
1 Choose from OPI’s Absolute Competition
Formula 300 or Clarita Odor-Free Acrylic

1 Glass Eyedropper
1 Cuticle Stick
1 Diamond Coated File
1 OPI Nail Smoother
5 Toe Separators
1 Deluxe Accessories
1 Tote Bag
3 Reusable Nail Forms
2 Dappen Dishes
1 Fingernail Clipper
1 White Cloth File
1 1-2-3 Luster Buff Board
1 Foot File
1 Deluxe Manicure Kit
Cut-Away Disposable Nail Forms (5 each size)
20 Linear Nail Tips, Assorted
1 The Fluffy
1 Toenail Clipper
1 White Board File
1 Manicure Bowl
1 Deluxe Pedicure Kit
5 Expert on the Go Carrying Case
1 OPI Apron
1 Nail Manicure Brush
1 Silver Cushion File
1 OPI Mini Cuticle Nipper
5 Wooden Dowels
1 American Round Sable Brush

Required Textbooks

  • 1 Milady’s Standard Nail Technology, 7th Edition Textbook; ISBN-13: 9781285080475, $94.46
  • 1 Milady’s Standard Nail Technology, 7th Edition Student Workbook; ISBN-13: 9781285080512, $50.21
  • 1 Milady’s Standard Nail Technology, 7th Edition Exam Review; ISBN-13: 9781285080543, $34.46
  • 1 Foundations in Personal Finance College Edition ISBN-N/A

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