For the student to acquire a broad knowledge of both the science and art of nail technician, and be able to use the knowledge as a foundation to be successful in the profession of nail technician. For the student to develop his/her physical dexterity and manipulative skills and develop loyalty and enthusiasm for the profession. For the student to acquire ethical standards and work to achieve ability through diligent practice, continuous study, hard work and perseverance, and be able to use his or her initiative to produce professional results. To prepare students for the Maryland State Board of Examination and entry level employment.
Nail technician is the cosmetic treatment of the hands, feet, legs, arms and nails. The purpose of the cosmetic treatment is to improve the appearance of the hands, legs, arms, feet and nails. The actual performance of the many techniques employed by the nail technician is referred to as the art of manicuring/pedicuring. Practical performance demonstration and practice are employed in conjunction with the study of theory.
Once the student has completed the program and passed the Maryland State Board of Cosmetologists examination for licensure, he or she will be qualified to obtain employment as a nail technician in a salon, a demonstrator for a cosmetic firm, or a manicurist/pedicurist in a department store salon as well as other opportunities.