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About the MANICURE program at American National College School of Beauty

American National College is considered by many to be the best beauty school in Atlanta, GA.

The objective of the Manicurist program is to develop a basic knowledge of the nail and its disorders. Students will learn techniques in manicure, pedicure, and artificial nail application services.

The purpose of the Manicurist program is to develop the knowledge and skills in the practice of manicuring and pedicuring necessary for success on the state board exam and to gain entry and continual employment in the beauty industry.

The approximate time for completion of the accelerated Manicurist program is twenty (20) weeks and 34 weeks for the full time students respectively.

Course completion dates are subject to attending 32 hours per week for the accelerated program or 18 hours per week for full time students. This rigorous class schedule and hands-on training makes us one of the premiere beauty, nail, and esthetics schools in the south.

Academic weeks are defined as actual weeks in attendance excluding holidays, school breaks, and inclement weather days.

American National College is the only Dermalogica and CHi partner beauty school in the south.

Nail Tech Industry
If you're looking to join an industry which has more than 355,000 specialists and counting according to 2011-2012 data from Nails Magazine, and enjoy being creative and helping people, attending nail school might be for you. Most cosmetology and beauty schools offer courses dedicated to nail technician courses and training, but Iverson Institute also offers courses specific to learning nail technology dedicated exclusively to learning the art of nails and esthetics. Iverson Institute offers students specifically focused nail tech classes and students train to become nail technicians, also known as manicurists and pedicurists, who specialize in nail art and design, manicures, pedicures, acrylics, gels, nail art, wraps, nail extensions and more.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job opening for Nail Techs are projected to grow by 19% between 2008 and 2018. The steady growth of Nail Tech careers allows for students to put the skills learned at Iverson Institute to work. Iverson Institute also provides job placement assistance to ensure a career in this exciting field.

The annual salary for Nail Technicians can be up to $30,000. Nail Techs can work in day spas, salons, resorts or even owing their own salon with the option of traveling the world with the skills and training received at American National College. All nail classes are taught with a professional instructor where every student will have the opportunity to experience hands on training. Since Iverson is fully accredited and recognized, students will earn a remarkable reputation starting their career.

Orientation, Rules, Laws, and Preparation15
Equipment, Implements, and Supplies15 hours
Professional Practices80 hours
Bacteriology, Sanitation, and Safety100 hours
Arms and Hands70 hours
Procedures320 hours
Total Hours600 hours