This program averages 600 hours over a period of about 17 weeks for full-time and about 27 weeks for part-time. Our manicure program knows that beautiful nails are big business today, so students can plan on being part of this growing industry by joining the Manicure program. Students will be prepared for work in the nail field by learning how to maintain professionalism and gain knowledge that will assist them in competing with anyone in the industry. This program provides knowledge on the latest equipment, teaches students how to work with innovative materials and styles, and how to create beautiful and professionally finished nails.

A manicurist is a person who is an expert in manicure, pedicure, nail sculpting, and other forms of nail maintenance. Through this comprehensive program, students will specifically learn how to use nail care equipment, how to apply nail polish, and how to give nails an attractive look using creative tools such as nail art.

The objective of this program is to prepare students for their state licensing examination.

Manicure (600 Clock Hours)


All tuition and fees must be paid in advance, or other arrangements should be made prior to the commencement of class.  Payment methods include cash, credit card, money order, cashier’s check or scholarships from local school districts or non-profit organizations.  For information on tuition assistance, please contact the Director. East Texas Cosmetology College reserves the right to change tuition and fees, make subject changes when necessary, and make substitutions in kits as required without prior notice. Any changes in fees will not affect attending students. The student may purchase the book and kit on their own as an option.