NT11 Nail Technician, Technical Certificate of Credit

Offered at the Flint River Campus

Program Entrance Term: Fall, Spring, Summer
Minimum Length of Program: 2 terms
Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation: 19

Program Description

The Nail Technician program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in the field of nail technician. Learning opportunities develop academic and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes specialized training in safety, sanitation, state laws, rules, and regulations, nail diseases and disorders, skin and nail care, and work ethics. The curriculum meets state licensing requirements of the State Board of Cosmetology. Program graduates receive a Nail Technician certificate and are employable as a nail technician.

Admission Requirements

  • Submit completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • High school diploma or GED are NOT required
  • Meet assessment requirements

Approximate additional costs other than tuition, fees, and textbooks

   Kit #1 $74.00
   Kit #2 $154.50
Uniforms $90.00
State licensure exam
   Testing $109.00
   License $35.00

A minimum grade of C for each course is required to receive a Nail Technician TCC from SCTC.

The following is a suggested path to complete this program in a timely manner. An individual’s path to completion may be different based on institutional and personal factors affecting his/her academic progress.

Note: While all courses are offered, they may vary by term and campus. See the program advisor for any questions.

Contact Us

Kimberly Rawlins, A.A.S., Program Coordinator

Email: Kimberly.Rawlins@sctech.edu   

Phone: (770) 233-6111 


Program Courses

First Term

COSM 1000Introduction to Cosmetology Theory


COSM 1070Nail Care and Advanced Techniques


COSM 1120Salon Management


Second Term

COSM 1180Natural Nail Practicum


COSM 1190Advanced Nail Practicum I


COSM 1200Advanced Nail Practicum II