Manicurists provide a variety of services in the nail industry including spa manicures/pedicures, and artificial nail applications. They are artists who create custom nail designs, acrylic nail applications, tips with overlay, and sculptured nail techniques. Using pink and white acrylic powders with odor, odorless, and UV light cured acrylic to create competition nail applications. They perform a variety of manicure and pedicure procedures including massage techniques with reflexology, along with nail art, hot oil, and french manicures.
 
Course Outline
 
Required Courses
(6 Courses)
Course
Number
Course Title Credits
COS 1407 Preclinic Nail Care
COS 1420 Clinical I 1-3*
COS 1422 Clinical II
COS 1435 Minnesota Laws and Rules
COS 1460 Salon Fundamentals for Nail Technology
GSWS 1401 Employment Preparation
Total Credits: 12  
Note there is a data error. The credits listed in this section total 13 while the section is listed as having 12 credits.
 
Total Certificate Credits: 12  

*Credits for this course are variable. See your Advisor about this course.