The Nail Technician Certificate is designed to train the student for an entry-level job in a high demand area of Cosmetology. It will also prepare the student for national testing in the area of nail technology.

Students must complete all program requirements with a grade of ā€œCā€ or better.

Nail Technician painting nails

Nail final appearance


Gainful Employment Information


Freshman Year – Fall Semester

Class Credit Hours
CSMO 1000 – Intro to Nail Technology 3
CSMO 1005 – Nail Technology Lab 5
CSMO 1550 – General Cosmetology Science 3
CSMO 1515 – Clinical Applications IV 6
CSMO 1175 – Nail Technician Assessment 1
Total Credit Hours: 18

Federal Financial Aid is not available for this certificate program.