Manicuring and Nail Technology (C55400)

Certificate

The Manicuring/Nail Technology curriculum provides competency-based knowledge, scientific/artistic principles, and hands-on fundamentals associated with the nail technology industry. The curriculum provides a simulated salon environment which enables students to develop manipulative skills. Course work includes instruction in all phases of professional nail technology, business/computer principles, product knowledge, and other related topics. Graduates should be prepared to take the North Carolina Cosmetology State Board Licensing Exam and upon passing be licensed and qualify for employment in beauty and nail salons, as a platform artist, and in related businesses.

Students may be required to take developmental courses in Math and/or English as a result of high school GPA or pre-enrollment placement tests.  Therefore, the student may need more than the minimum number of semester hours listed for graduation. Consult a program advisor for more information. 

This program of study does not qualify for federal and/or state financial aid.

Fall Semester  (6 Credits)

course

class

lab

Clinic

work Exp.

credit

COS 121 Manicure/Nail Technology I

4

6

0

0

6

Spring Semester (6 Credits)

course

class

lab

Clinic

work Exp.

credit

COS 222 Manicure/Nail Technology II

4

6

0

0

6

 Total Semester Credit Hours in Program: 12