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Nail Specialty

Nail salons are one of the most prevalent beauty destinations in the city, and well-trained nail technicians and nail artists are in high demand. Our Nail Specialty course covers the art and science of nails, cultivating your creativity while building your knowledge of anatomy and physiology. You’ll learn to execute the full scope of nail services, as well as the business side of the nail industry, giving you a competitive edge in the field.

Course Description

This 250 hours course (125 live online hours and 125 in-person hours) covers everything you’ll need to maximize your success.

  • Safety and health
  • Bacteria
  • Infection control
  • Massage
  • Wraps
  • Extensions
  • Gel nails
  • Nail art
  • NY state licensing
  • Relevant areas of managing a business

Course Curriculum

Nail Specialty Course Curriculum Total Hours
Orientation/Domestic Violence 4
Safety & Healthy 8
Anatomy & Physiology of the Nail Hand, Arm, Foot & Leg 10
Bacteria & Infectious Diseases, Nail, Foot, Skin Disorder & Diseases 10
Methods of Infection Control 10
Client Consultation 4
Manicure & Hand/Arm Massage 20
Pedicure 12
Tip Application & Design 12
Nail Wraps 25
Liquid and Powder Nails Extensions 50
Gel Nails 20
Nail Art 4
Retailing Techniques 6
Business Practices 8
Job Skills 6
Unassigned Hour 38

Course Schedules

We offer a variety of schedules to fit your needs, so you can achieve an education while managing your other responsibilities.

Schedule Type Days Time Duration
Part-Time Monday and Tuesday 9 AM – 5 PM 18 Weeks
Part-Time Wednesday through Friday 9 AM – 5 PM 12 Weeks
Weekend Saturday and Sunday 9 AM – 5 PM 18 Weeks
Evening Monday through Thursday 6 PM – 9:30 PM 18 Weeks