There shall be a minimum total accumulation of 350 (clock) hours, including 85 hours of theory classes and 256 hours of skilled work.  Our  program covers everything you need to be a professional.  The manicuring course consists of classroom and clinic area experience.  Instruction covers manicures, pedicures, artificial nails as well as the state laws governing health, safety, and sanitation.  One of the largest areas in the beauty industry is nail care.  Properly trained and licensed manicurists are in demand.  Our manicurist program offers the student both theory and practical segments necessary to pass the state licensing requirements.  There are many exciting career opportunities available for Manicurist such as; Nail Care Specialist, Nail Technician, Nail Salon Manager, Salon Owner, Platform Artist, Product Representative, Retail Specialist, Pedicurist, Educator, Lecturer and many more.  This course is not available at Tupelo Academy of Cosmetology, Inc. at this time.

The following topics are taught in a classroom setting, practical setting, or a combination of both. For class start dates see our Calendar.

•Products, Tools, and Equipment, Use and Safety
•Nail Physiology
•Skin Physiology
•Nails Mend
•Artificial Nail Removal
•Nail Extensions
•Electric Nail File
•Effective Communication and Human Relations
•Business Planning
•Licensing or certification requirements and regulation
•Business Management


U.S. Department of Labor’s Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code:39-5092.00
Clock Hours Required:350 hrs
Tuition Costs: Full-time / Part-time$1,800
Books and Kit Costs: Non-Refundable Once Issued$1,200
Registration Fee: Non-Refundable$175
Total Program Cost: Full-time / Part-time$3,175
3 Year Average Completion Rate:80%
3 Year Average Licensure Rate:94%
3 Year Average Placement Rate:84%

Manicurist Kit