Manicuring Nail Technology

Program Type
Certificate, Degree, Short-Term Training

This comprehensive course provides instruction and clinical practice in manicuring, nail building (application and maintenance of artificial nails) and pedicuring.

The course content includes nail anatomy, disorders of nails, and irregularities of nails; theory and salesmanship as it relates to manicuring; actual practice in manicuring; and arm, hand, and foot massage.

Students enrolled only in manicuring shall only perform services directly relating to the prescribed course in manicuring.

Please note, this is a comprehensive course to provide training for those persons interested in becoming registered manicurists only and not desiring to become licensed cosmetologists.

Manicurist students must complete 300 hours in an approved beauty school or college before applying to the State Board of Cosmetic Arts for examination.

Two pathways to success


  • Courses through the Curriculum department
  • Eligible for Financial Aid & Scholarships


  • Courses through Continuing Education Department
  • Eligible for WDCE Scholarships

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