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Nail Technician Program


600 Hours

Next Start Date: 

January 4, 2024

About the Program

At Journey Academy of Cosmetology our Nail Technician Program is a gateway to the exciting and creative world of nail artistry. In this program, students not only learn the latest nail techniques and trends but also gain hands-on experience in perfecting the art of nail design. Our comprehensive curriculum equips students with the skills and knowledge required to offer top-notch nail services and build a successful career in the beauty industry. With a focus on creativity and precision, our Nail Tech Program is the perfect platform for aspiring nail artists to flourish and make their mark in the beauty world.

Tennessee State Requirement: To meet Tennessee's Nail Technician program standards and become eligible for the licensing examination, students are mandated to accumulate 600 hours. Students are also required to hold a high school diploma or GED.


Full-Time: Our full-time classes run from Monday to Thursday, with sessions starting at 9:00 AM and concluding at 5:00 PM. With perfect attendance, students attain 8 hours daily, totaling 32 hours per week. This structured regimen generally leads to program completion in around 19 weeks.

Part-Time: For the convenience of our part-time students, classes are held in the evening from Monday to Wednesday, beginning at 5:00 PM and ending at 9:00 PM. With perfect attendance, students accumulate 4 hours daily, which sums up to 12 hours per week. In this case, students can typically expect program completion in approximately 50 weeks.

Flexiblility: Students enrolled in evening classes have the flexibility to seamlessly transition to daytime courses at any time. Additionally, we offer convenient online alternatives for those seeking a more adaptable learning experience. This flexibility ensures that our students can align their education with their evolving needs and preferences.


Our Nail Technician Kits are curated to provide students with a comprehensive and practical toolkit for their journey into the world of nail artistry. These kits feature top-quality, name-brand nail products, tools, and equipment that mirror industry standards. With our Nail Tech Kits, students are well-prepared to develop their skills and create stunning nail designs. These kits are an essential part of our commitment to offering a hands-on education that equips students with the resources they need to excel in the art of nail care and design.


Pivot Point is a renowned curriculum in the field of cosmetology education. This innovative program is structured to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the art and science of hair, skin, and nail care. Emphasizing a hands-on approach, Pivot Point's curriculum combines theoretical knowledge with practical application, ensuring that students not only grasp the essential concepts but also gain the skills necessary to excel in the beauty industry. With its proven track record of producing proficient and creative professionals, Pivot Point is a trusted choice for those aspiring to embark on a successful career in cosmetology.

Tuition: $ + registration fee

*Tuition price includes credit hours, Nail Technician Kit, and Books

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