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Manicuring Instructor: Certificate Program

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 one or more developmental courses as a result of pre-enrollment placement tests; therefore, the student may need more than the minimum number of semester hours listed for graduation. Developmental courses for this program may include Readiness Level Reading, English, and/or Math and other courses in developmental Reading, English, Math, Biology and Chemistry.

Total Semester Credit Hours in Program: 18

Curriculum: 

Fall Semester

Introduction to Computers

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Manicure/Nail Technology I

Credit Hours: 

6.00

Spring Semester

Introduction to Business

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Manicure/Nail Technology II

Credit Hours: 

6.00