Nail Technology

Career & Technical Certificate


Modes of Instruction

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Learn the Latest Nail Trends

  • Learn the latest techniques for natural nails – gel polish, powder dip, manicuring, pedicuring and more.
  • We only use professional products throughout training and allow our students to enjoy a variety of the most in-demand products – Cuccio, Morgan Taylor, CND, Artistic, etc…
  • Understand different types of artificials – sculptured nails, tip application, overlays in powder/liquid and gel acrylic and wraps.
  • Proper instruction of an electric file and how to safely use it on your client.
  • For those with a creative side, nail art is where it’s at – marbling, drag art, gel art, 3D and more.

Learn the Business Skills You Need to Succeed!

Kaskaskia College Nail Technology students are challenged to hone their business skills by focusing on communications, problem solving, conflict resolution, salon business plan, branding/marketing, salon financials and website creation. We can teach you how to become the total salon professional you have always dreamed of.

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Study Nail Technology in a College Atmosphere!

  • Course Requirements: High School diploma or Equivalency.
  • Class Start Dates: TBD depending on enrollment
  • Completion Time:1 semester
  • Certification Requirements:You must pass a state licensing exam that includes a written and practical test

Program Details

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Cosmetology Faculty

Chris Browne

Chris Browne

Assistant Professor of Cosmetology
Kelli Malone

Kelli Malone

Professor of Cosmetology
Cari Butts

Cari Butts

Adjunct Faculty of Cosmetology
Pamela DeBernardi

Pamela DeBernardi

Adjunct Faculty of Cosmetology

Contact Us

Chris Browne

Assistant Professor of Cosmetology

Phone  |  618-545-3386

Kelli Malone

Professor of Cosmetology

Phone  |  618-545-3306

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