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Nail Technology - Certificate

Program Code - CIP Code: NAIL.TCERTA/47.0106
Credits Required: 16
Academic Division: Career and Technical Education

This program is designed to prepare individuals to become licensed nail technologists providing manicures, pedicures, acrylic nail enhancements, nail wraps, gel nails, and nail art. The curriculum includes both theory and practical application by training through a student-operated salon. Upon completion of the program, students are eligible to take the state licensing examination.

Requirements for admission to the program:                                    

  • Reading score of 60 or higher on the Accuplacer.
  • Contact program for program-specific advising.

Nail Technology Requirements*

Course Credit Hours
NAIL 0101 Scientific Concepts 3
NAIL 0105 Manicuring Skills 3
NAIL 0110 Artificial Nails 5
NAIL 0115 Business Practices 3
NAIL 0120 Kansas State Law Nail Technology 1
NAIL 0250 Obtaining Employment 1
*See course syllabi for Nail Technology course prerequisites.

Total Hours

Total Hours for a Nail Technology Certificate 16
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