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2016-2017 Archived Catalog 
2016-2017 Archived Catalog

Nail Technician/Salon Management Certificate

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Business Division

Program Code: NAIL1

Gainful Employment Disclosure Data

Office: Curtice-Mott Complex CM2133

Phone: (810) 762-0429

This state licensed program provides for the required 400 hours of specialized instruction and application of skills necessary to pass the State Board Nail Technology (Manicuring) exams. The Nail Technician is one of the fastest growing and most creative professions in the Cosmetology fields. Career options include nail technician in salons and day spas, cruise lines, resorts, nursing homes, salon owner/manager, manufacturer’s demonstrator, distributor sales consultant, state board examiner, and nail technology instructor. Some of the subjects taught are manicuring, pedicuring, artificial nail enhancements including acrylic nails and gel nails, nail repair, and nail wraps. Students will complete a Strengths-based portfolio.

Group Total: Credits 24 / 28 Contact Hours

Group Total: Credits 12 / 12 Contact Hours

Program Total: Credits 36 / 40 Contact Hours


  1. All course and degree requirements must be met
  2. 15 credits minimum must be earned at MCC
  3. Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0

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