Certificate in Nail Technician/Specialist & Manicurist – Phoenix & Chandler, AZ

Becoming a nail technician is one of the most rewarding and in-demand careers you can choose. The profession has grown to employ more than 300,000 people with an average salary of $25,000 annually. If you are looking for a career that will allow you to work independently or as part of a team in this fast-paced industry, then you are in the right place!

Course Description:

Graduate Certificate in Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist
Program Length: 20 Weeks

A student shall spend 600 hours in the study of nail technology which is concerned with the science of beautifying hands, feet and nails. Seven (7) months are the usual contracted time for completion of the required 600 hours. All students are trained to salon entry level, with the capability to successfully pass the state board exam and receive a license.

  • Nail Technology Curriculum

    600 hours

    • Orientation
    • Theory, Principles, Nail Tech All Types, AZ Law and Rules
    • Manicuring, Pedicuring and Product Information
    • Acrylic Nail Enhancements Procedure and Products
    • Nail Wraps: Fiberglass Product and Procedure
    • Gel Nail Applications, UV and LED Types, Product and Procedure
    • Creative Touch Nail Art
    • Disinfection Procedures and Materials
  • Nail Technology Financial Statistics

    • $6,300 for in-state tuition and fees
    • $6,300 for out-of-state tuition and fees
    • $855 for books and supplies


    The amounts shown above include costs for the entire program, assuming normal time to completion.

    Please note that this information is subject to change.

  • Nail Technology Graduation & Employment Statistics

    • Graduates are employed in the following fields: Manicurists and Pedicurists
    • This program meets all licensure requirements in the state of Arizona


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Possible Career Opportunities for Program Graduates:

Licensed Cosmetologist:

  • Hair Stylist
  • Facial Expert
  • Make-Up Artist
  • Permanent Wave Technician
  • Nail Technician
  • Shop Manager/Supervisor
  • Hair Colorist

Related Jobs in Education Field:

  • Cosmetology Schools
  • Instructor in Cosmetology
  • Supervisor or Director
  • School Owner
  • Sales in Beauty Manufacturers
  • Sales in Store Cosmetic Department

Outside of Schools or Salons:

  • State Board Inspector
  • State Board Member
  • Education Director or Manufacturer
  • Teacher – Trainer
  • Guest Artists (Hair styling, Colorist, Make-up, Etc.)



Phoenix Campus

5127 W. Indian School Road
Suite 125
Phoenix, AZ 85031
Phone: (623) 846-1476

Chandler Campus

2081 N. Arizona Ave
Suite 121
Chandler, AZ 85225
Phone: (480) 573-8410

Learn more about enrollment

All programs start every 4 weeks. Classes start the first Tuesday of each month, with continuously rotating curriculum.


About Turning Point

At Turning Point Beauty College, located in Phoenix and Chandler, Arizona, we prepare our students for successful careers in the beauty industry as licensed cosmetologists, including cosmetology instructor training, and nail technology. As a future cosmetology professional, you’ll be trained hands-on in professional techniques and business skills. When you graduate from Turning Point, you take our name with you—which includes a reputation for innovation and excellence, and a longstanding commitment to quality. We proudly serve the Phoenix, Glendale, Mesa, Chandler, and Tucson surrounding areas.


Phoenix Campus:
(623) 846-1476

Chandler Campus:
(480) 573-8410

Phoenix Campus:
5127 W. Indian School Road
Suite 125
Phoenix, AZ 85031
Chandler Campus:
2081 N. Arizona Avenue
Suite 121
Chandler, AZ 85225

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