Nail Technician Certificate – NT11

(Add-on Certificate)

Program Description:

The Nail Technician program is a sequence of courses that prepare students for careers in the field of Nail Technician. Learning opportunities develop academics and professional knowledge and skills required for the job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes specialized training in safety, sanitation, state laws, rules, and regulations, nail diseases, and disorders, skin, and nail care and work ethics. the curriculum meets state licensing requirement of the State Board of Cosmetology. Program graduates receive Nail Technician certificate and are employable as a nail technician.

Entrance date: Each semester

Program admission requirements:

Minimum Test Scores

ACCUPLACER – Sentence Skills 30
COMPASS – Writing 32
Reading Comp. 36
Reading 70
Arithmetic 29
Math 29

High School diploma or equivalent required for admission.

Applicant must 16 years old.

Credits required for graduation: 20

Nail Technician Certificate Curriculum Essential Courses

Courses 20 credits

COSM 1000Introduction to Cosmetology Theory


COSM 1070Nail Care and Advanced Techniques


COSM 1120Salon Management


COSM 1180Natural Nail Practicum


COSM 1090Hair Services Practicum I