Manicuring/Nail Technology

The Manicuring/Nail Technology curriculum provides competency-based knowledge, scientific/artistic principles, and hands-on fundamentals associated with the nail technology industry. The curriculum provides a simulated salon environment which enables students to develop manipulative skills.

Coursework includes instruction in all phases of professional nail technology, business/computer principles, product knowledge, and other related topics.

Graduates should be prepared to take the North Carolina Cosmetology State Board Licensing Exam, and upon passing, be licensed and qualify for employment in beauty and nail salons, as a platform artist, and in related businesses.

Coastal Carolina Community College offers a Certificate. This has been identified as a limited enrollment program and may involve certain deadlines. See an academic counselor for additional information. The appropriate coursework is listed below.

View the Annual Admissions Bulletin for more information about the program.

Award Available – See Course Requirements below.

  • Manicuring/Nail Technology Certificate (C55400)
Course Requirements for Manicuring/Nail Technology Certificate

For course descriptions, please refer to the current catalog.

Certificate (C55400) — Daytime Offering

Hours Per Week
Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
COS 121 Manicure/Nail Tech I (1st 8 wks) 4 6 6
COS 222 Manicure/Tech II (2nd 8 wks) 4 6 6
8 12 12
Total Semester Hours: 12

Certificate (C55400) — Evening Offering

Hours Per Week
Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
COS 121 Manicure/Nail Technology I 4 6 6
4 6 6
COS 222 Manicure/Nail Technology II 4 6 6
4 6 6
Total Semester Hours: 12

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