Nail Technician Degree - Online and Campus Programs

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The Jolie Academies can give you the skills, professional instruction, and hands-on training and you'll need to launch your career the rewarding cosmetology field.

Locations:  Hazleton, PA Wilkes Barre, PA Blackwood, NJ More...

Programs:
  • Nail Esthetics
  • Manicuring
  • Cosmetology

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The Milan Institute of Cosmetology offers the hands-on training you need to launch an exciting career in the beauty industry. Study Cosmetology, Esthetics, Massage Therapy and more.

Locations:  Amarillo, TX San Antonio, TX El Paso, TX More...

Programs:
  • Manicurist
  • Nail Technology
  • Cosmetology

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Southern Careers Institute has maintained a tradition of career training for over 50 years in Texas with campuses in Austin, Brownsville, Corpus Christi, Harlingen, Pharr, San Antonio & Online courses available to anyone, anywhere.

 

At SCI, we have made it our mission to provide our students with the training they need to be successful in a new career. We offer career training in Medical, Business, Skilled Trades, Cosmetology, & Technology programs. These certification-based programs are designed to make our graduates some of the most marketable job candidates.

 

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Locations:  Brownsville, TX Corpus Christi, TX San Antonio, TX

Programs:
  • Manicure Technician
  • Cosmetology Operator

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Nail design is a creative field that is perfect for people who like interacting with others and making them look and feel great. Manicurists, or nail technicians, provide manicures, pedicures, polishing, and nail extensions.

How to Prepare for a Nail Technician Career

Training for manicurists may require significantly less time than training for cosmetologists, though requirements vary by state. The number of required hours for a nail technician license varies widely, but 350 to 750 hours is the general range. All states require nail techs to be licensed, and generally a person must have a high school diploma or equivalent, be at least 16 years of age, and have graduated from a board-approved cosmetology school or nail tech program. After graduating, students take a state licensing exam. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for nail technicians is $22,040, with the top 90 percent earning $32,570 per year. Continued growth of full-service spas and nail salons will create many job openings for manicurists, and the nail tech industry is expected to grow by 19 percent, faster than average. Manicurists work in salons, spas, and other beauty centers. Some manicurists choose to be self-employed, allowing for a flexible schedule or even part-time work, if desired. Some manicurists, such as Deborah Lippmann and Jenna Hipp, become celebrities in their own right, launching polish lines and working backstage at fashion shows. The possibilities of where your nail tech career can go are endless!