Nail Tech


A one-year Senior Only program.

• Earn Nail Technician License
• Work in a state-of-the-art salon—Total Reflections
• Learn to do manicures, pedicures, artificial nails and hand/foot massage treatments
• Create artistic nail designs, advanced polish applications & nail extension techniques
• Connect with clients through excellent customer service

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Amazing Alumni

Is this you? 

  • I am attentive to detail
  • I am a good listener
  • I am creative
  • I am comfortable working close with clients

Career Opportunities upon Graduation:

  • Manicurist
  • Pedicurist
  • Nail Technician
  • Nail Artist 
  • Hand/Foot Massage Therapist
  • Retail Specialist
  • Licensed Nail Technician

With additional Training/Education:

  • Advanced Nail Technician
  • Salon Owner
  • Nail Care Instructor
  • Spa Manager
  • State Cosmetology Inspector
  • Professional Service Manager

CERTIFICATIONS: *Earn ODE Credential Points Toward Graduation
(*Earn up to 13 Ohio Department of Education (ODE) Credential Points toward Graduation during your junior and senior years)

• Ohio State Board of Cosmetology (*12 points)
• American Heart Association CPR & First Aid (*1 point)

Non-ODE Certifications

  • Gelish Certification
  • ProHesion Nails Certification


To be successful in this field, students must be able to:

  • Use hands to control or feel objects or tools
  • Sit for long periods of time
  • See details of objects that are less than a few feet away
  • See differences between colors, shades and brightness
  • Follow confidentiality guidelines used in the profession
  • Work independently and in teams

Typical Wages:

  • Nail Technicians made a median salary of $24,330 in 2018. The best-paid 25 percent made $28,260 that year, while the lowest-paid 25 percent made $21,940 without tips included.
  • Salon Managers can make $29,000 to $42,000

Some Area Employers Include: 
Inspirations Nail Studio, Shapers Salon, Charles Penzone, Rejuvenations, Angles Nails/Styling Team, Visible Changes, Tangles, Simply Gorgeous, Salon Lofts, & Life Spa in Dublin, 

Partnering with:

  • Marion Technical College  BUS – Cosmetology Pathway TRCC
  • The University of Akron: Summit College—22 credits awarded with Cosmetology License; Associate of Arts Degree
  • North Central State College
    Offers 20 credit hours for licensed Cosmetologists toward a Professional Services Management associate degree program—used to open your own business, pursue a bachelor’s degree or both.

    Career Focus:
    Prepared for Ohio Board Licensing Exam for Nail Technician, leading to immediate employment