Nail Technician

Consider a career as a nail technician.

ManicureThe Nail Technician Program begins each fall with Nail Tech I. Nail Tech II and III are offered in the spring semester, with the program finishing in June. The estimated cost of the program is $2,100.

Employment in the field is estimated to grow by 10% over this decade. Median hourly wages for manicurists and pedicurists, including tips, in Maryland are $12.04.

Contact for additional information or to be added to the waiting list. For certification requirements, call the Maryland State Board of Cosmetology at 410-230-6320 or

Occupational data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Manicurists and Pedicurists.