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.

Graduation requires the listed courses, Haywood Community College Cosmetic Arts Competencies, North Carolina State Board of Cosmetic Arts requirements, and 300 clinical hours and have a 2.0 GPA or higher before making application to take the licensing exam.

This program is typically offered in alternating years.

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Degrees

Suggested Schedule for 2017-2018 (Updated Jun 28, 2017)

Certificate in Manicuring/Nail Technology C55400

Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
COS-121 Manicuring/Nail Technology I 4 6 0 6
COS-222 Manicuring/Nail Technology II 4 6 0 6
Total: 12

Total Credit Hours: 12