You’ll be ready to manicure nails like a professional when you take part in this 300-hour program at our beauty school in Pittsburgh. This comprehensive education course includes a mixture of lectures, visual aids, demonstrations, and hands-on practice so that you can obtain an entry-level manicurist position upon graduation.

What You Will Learn

  • Manicures and Pedicures (Basic, Spa, and Paraffin)
  • Sculptured Nails
  • Artificial Nail Application
  • Tips
  • Nail Wraps (Silk and Fiberglass)
  • Gel Nails
  • UV Light-Cured Nails
  • Acrylic & Odorless Acrylic Nails
  • Nail Art
  • Air Brushing
  • Gel Polish
  • …and so much more!


Milady’s Standard Nail technology Textbook, with digital interactive Cengage MindTap and exam review book.


Students will receive (2) uniform sets, a kit with professional products, a set of manicuring tools, and any other materials necessary to perform the required curriculum.  You will have the resources and assets any future beauty expert needs, not only get you through school, but also to get you started in a salon when you graduate.


After a student completes 300 hours, performs required services, passes exams, and fulfills all financial obligations to the school, they may graduate. You will receive a diploma upon graduation.

Tuition | $6,200.00

Tuition Balances can be satisfied as follows: Paid in full | Monthly installments | Financial Aid Awards: Direct Student Loans  |PA Forward Loans| Scholarships


The tuition includes all books, Kit, (2) uniforms and supplies necessary to complete the course of study.

Nail Technicians are in demand! Get started on your new career in as little as 2.5 months! Browse our MANICURING COURSES OUTLINE today to decide if a career in professional nail design is right for you.

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Transfer from another school

You can receive up to $1,000 while being currently enrolled at South Hills Beauty Academy and North Hills Beauty Academy. Contact a member of our friendly team today to learn more about this exciting scholarship opportunity, or read about the details online.

Assistance for military spouses

Want to learn more about the skincare industry and take your career to the next level? With our advanced classes, you have the ability to enhance your learning experience and immerse yourself in a deeper level of skincare than you ever thought possible. Read more about our advanced classes today.

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