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Students in the Nail Technician program study and perform manicures, pedicures, and nail enhancements. This program trains students in the principles of proper infection control and sanitation, basic nail technology, and understanding chemicals used in artificial enhancements and gel nails. Upon completion of the program, students will be prepared to take the Utah State Nail Technician licensure exam. You will not be able to work in this profession in Utah unless you have a Social Security Number.

Cost Summary

$45 Adult college admission fee
$1,258 High School Cost (estimated) | View details
$847 Student tuition and fees **
$1,137 Estimated books and materials *
$18 Certificate Processing Fee
Paid upon program completion

Financial Aid

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Nail Technician

Upcoming Class Schedule:

Course Class Start Class End
NAIL 1506: Nail Technician II 01/04/21 02/18/21

Admission Requirements

This program is open to qualified high school and adult students who meet the following program requirements:

  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent (adult students only)
  • Pass Davis Tech program Complete the Davis Tech Placement Assessments

Many programs have guidelines, checklists, and post-admissions requirements: Critical Program Information.


Placement Assessment Requirements (Download/Print Assessment Requirements)
READING REQUIREMENTS
Accuplacer Next Generation Reading Score: 237 - 300
Alternate Documentation
MATH REQUIREMENTS
— No Math Assessments for this program —
  • High school students do not need to complete placement assessments unless specifically required by the program
  • Placement testing is waived for students with a Davis Tech Certificate of Completion at an equivalent level or higher, or an associate’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited college.

Certifications & Credentials

Davis Technical College Credentials
  • Davis Technical College Certificate of Program Completion

Available Licensing/Certifications
  • Nail Technician License (State of Utah)

Transfer Options

The following academic agreements are available to students in the Nail Technician program. In order to receive credit for course work included in these agreements, you must provide a transcript to the receiving institution.

Please be aware that some agreements require you to complete the entire program before they will transfer credit. Please contact your instructor at Davis Tech if you have questions.

This program is eligible to transfer credits towards an AAS degree to the following institutions:

Outcomes

96%Placement Rate

100% Licensure Rate

Program Faculty

Andrea Blonquist
High School Diploma, Certification from Salt Lake Community College

Janet Lee
Associate's Degree from The Art Institute of Pittsburgh

*NOTE: Textbook and material costs are based on Davis Tech’s bookstore prices at the time of publication and are subject to change. There are no charges associated with personal data collection and processes or verification of student identity.

**High School Students: High school students are exempt from student tuition and fees. While high school students are not required to purchase textbooks, they are required to purchase personal and consumable learning resources and materials.

Davis Technical College

Enrollment Steps

1

Complete college application and pay fee

2

Complete Placement Assessments
— if applicable —

3

Meet with Student Services for program instructions

4

Complete Orientation or Program Packet

5

Meet with Financial Aid Department (if appropriate)

6

Pay tuition and fees

7

Purchase textbooks and materials

8

Start classes