Nail Technician Schools in Minnesota

Nail technicians in the state of Minnesota have many choices in schools and colleges to gain training, experience, and knowledge in nail technology. The different programs enable students to gain the overall skills needed to work as a nail technician, instruct classes in nail technology, work in entertainment, or to get started as an entrepreneur with a nail salon.

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Overview of Nail Technician Schools in Minnesota

The benefits of so many schools to choose from in Minnesota when seeking an education and training in nail technology are the options for curriculum. Programs range in focus from improving sales and business skills to managing teams on entertainment sets to practical application of products and techniques on real clients. Some of the choices for beauty or cosmetology schools to attend in Minnesota include:

– Cosmetology Careers Unlimited
– Avalon School of Cosmetology
– Hastings Beauty School
– Regency Beauty Institute
– Empire Beauty Schools
– Minnesota School of Cosmetology

Nail Technician Licensing Requirements in Minnesota

After completing a program at a licensed school in Minnesota, prospective nail technicians will be required to pass a licensing examination given by the Minnesota State Board of Cosmetology and will need to complete 350 hours of training. While continuing education credits are not required, licenses are required to be renewed every three years. In addition to licensing requirements for nail technicians, other licenses may be required depending on career choice. In the state of Minnesota, school managers, instructors, and salon owners must obtain a separate license.

Employment Outlook for Nail Technicians in Minnesota

In the Occupational Employment Statistics report, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the average salary for nail technicians in the state of Minnesota was $22,240. The majority of nail technicians in the state of Minnesota work within the personal care services industry. Department stores, recreation industries, and traveler accommodations also employ nail professionals. More than three-quarters of the total 1,590 positions in the state are located in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area.

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Nail Technician Schools in Minnesota

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Northern Cosmetology Institute, Inc. – Bemidji, MN
Park Avenue School of Cosmetology – Brainerd, MN
Central Beauty School – Cambridge Campus – Cambridge, MN
Minnesota West Community and Technical College – Jackson – Jackson, MN
Cosmetology Training Center – Mankato, MN
Central Beauty School – Minneapolis, MN
Rita’s Moorhead Beauty College  Moorhead, MN
PCI Academy – New Hope, MN
Nail Tech & Beauty School – Oakdale, MN
Park Avenue School of Cosmetology – Park Rapids, MN
Minnesota West Community and Technical College – Pipestone – Pipestone, MN
Allure School of Cosmetology – Red Wing, MN
Rochester School of Hair Design – Rochester, MN
Pro-Image Beauty School – St. Paul, MN
Century College – White Bear Lake, MN
Ridgewater College – Cosmetology Dept – Willmar, MN