Start a New Career with Miller-Motte College Nail Technology** Program in Raleigh

If you love keeping up with the latest fashion and beauty trends, then a career as a Nail Technician may be right for you. Help people boost their confidence with a beautiful set of nails by designing and creating unique fashion statements! If you’re interested in an exciting career helping people look and feel their very best, Miller-Motte College’s Nail Technology program** can teach you the best methods to keep nails healthy, beautiful and fashionable.

In as little as three months, you can start a new career in a growing field as a licensed Nail Technician. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts this field will grow by 16% by 2022. This means you can earn your Certificate of Completion in Nail Technology knowing there will be job opportunities in the Raleigh, Clayton, Garner, Durham and Knightdale areas.


Projected job growth 2012 - 2022*


We provide our graduates with Career Assistance.


We’ll help you every step of the way making enrolling simple and stress-free.

What Will You Learn During Your Nail Technician Training?

Our Miller-Motte College instructors strive to give you the best experience and Nail Technology training available. You’ll gain the skills and techniques necessary to give your clients the highest quality service and care. You’ll even have the opportunity to interact with real clients in our school spa! By graduation, you'll have the knowledge you need to be eligible to take your State Board Licensing Exam.

Listed below are just a few of the courses you’ll take in our Miller-Motte College Raleigh Nail Technology program:

  • Nail Technology I: This course gives you an overview of basic Nail Technology methods. You’ll learn about safety measures such as hygiene, sterilization and infection control. You will also learn how to interact with clients and conduct a nail consultation.
  • Nail Technology Laboratory: In this course, you’ll gain hands-on experience in creating beautiful nail art, applying nail tips and giving manicures and pedicures.
  • State Board Preparation: These classes will cover the documentation, state requirements and other information you’ll need to know to prepare you to obtain your license.

To see a complete list of our courses, download our Course Catalog.

Career Paths in Nail Technology

The Nail Technology program at Miller-Motte College Raleigh will give you the experience and knowledge to choose from a variety of professions. Just a few of these careers are listed below:

Manicurist and Pedicurist

Manicurists and Pedicurists shape, clean, decorate and polish their clients’ fingernails and toenails. In this profession, you’ll help keep your clients’ nails beautiful and healthy.

Nail Product Salesperson

As a Nail Product Salesperson, you’ll combine your nail care and business skills into a successful career. You’ll recommend products and provide education about proper nail care and design techniques while establishing relationships with your clients.

Platform Artist

If you’re artistic with an eye for design, a career as a Platform Artist is perfect for you! Platform Artists travel around the country educating fellow Nail Technicians on the latest trends in nail art and nail care while selling the latest nail products. If you want a chance to show off your artistic abilities at events and conferences, this career path is for you!

Start Your Career Today — We Make It Simple!

At Miller-Motte College Raleigh, we believe everyone should have access to quality career training. That’s why our application process is easy. Call us at 800.705.9182 to get started! Our Admissions Representatives are waiting to walk you through the process from start to finish, while helping you find the best financial aid available. Click here to request more information about our many career training programs online.

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Manicurists and Pedicurists,
on the Internet at (visited August 12, 2015).

**This program is not eligible for Title IV funding.