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Nail Technician Schools Nashville & Cookeville TN

Take your first step towards a new career! Many people enjoy regular manicures and pedicures, increasing the demand for qualified nail technicians everywhere. While some nail techs are employed by hair salons, services such as manicures and pedicures are also offered in specialized nail salons and day spas around the world.

The Genesis Career College nail technician program includes instruction in manicures, pedicures and artificial nail application as well as the science of professional nail care. Along with the required practical and clinical activities, you will enjoy visits from guest nail artists who demonstrate new techniques and products, ensuring you have the most up-to-date information available to offer your future nail clients. At the end of the nail tech program, you will be fully prepared to take the state licensing examination and begin your exciting new career as a nail technician!

Nail technician classes begin every month—get in touch with one of program advisors today to learn more about how to enroll, options for paying for school, and getting your nail tech license.

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Career Options for Nail Techs

A Nail Technician license creates career opportunities in a variety of settings:

  • Beauty and Nail Salons
  • Hotels
  • Spas
  • Film and Television
  • Cruise Ships

As you look into your new career as a Nail Technician (also called a Nail Tech), be sure to research some of the real-life details of your new trade such as job outlook, self-employment opportunities, earning potential and details of your new work environment.

We recommend to you the resources of the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Department of Labor’s O-Net, where all this information can be found and more.

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Genesis Campuses Offering the Nail Technician Program

Financial Aid

At Genesis Career College, we offer financial aid to those that qualify. These programs can help you afford college through any combination of grants and student loans. We are a participant in the Title IV Federal Student Financial Aid program. The Financial Planner at each individual campus will assist you in completing your free application for Federal Student Aid.

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Other Programs in Beauty and Wellness

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Nail technicians and cosmetologists often work side by side. But while nail technicians focus on the hands and feet, beauty school students learn all about hairstyling, makeup and fashion. Genesis has a cosmetology school in Dalton, GA and in two other Southern states.

Genesis esthetician in training rubbing mask into face of client


Our esthetics program (in Nashville and nearby Cookeville) will teach you the science of skin care, so you can do facials and full-body treatments at health spas, beauty salons, hotels and doctors’ offices. Find out if our esthetics program is a good fit for you.

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Master Barber

Interested in helping men achieve the look of their dreams? Master Barber work in barber shops and salons with the skills to properly groom and finesse men's hair, facial hair, and skin.

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Massage Therapy

In our Massage Therapy program, you’ll study the anatomy of the human body as well as how to relieve tense, sore, or damaged muscles and ligaments with your own two hands.

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