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Cosmetology - Nail Technology (COS)

(Wallace and Sparks Campuses)

Program Description:

The Nail Technology program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills for employment as nail technicians in a salon setting. Graduates of the Nail Technology program are eligible to take the Alabama State Board of Examination for licensure as a nail technician.

Career Opportunities:

Graduates of the Nail Technology program may become employed as a Nail Technician working in department stores, beauty salons, nursing homes, and health spas. They may opt to own their own business.

Skills Needed:

In order to be successful in the field of Nail Technology, a graduate should have finger dexterity, sense of form and artistry, enjoy dealing with the public, be able to follow a client’s instructions, have above average business skills and be an effective sales person who can attract new clients.

Expected Earnings/Salary:

Manicurists and Pedicurists

CATALOG INFORMATION (Course Requirements)(pdf)

Gainful Employment Information