Find a Nail Tech School in Atlanta

From pop-up salons to Instagram influencers, Atlanta’s nail artists are taking mani-pedis to a whole new level (, 2017). What’s driving this boom? Maybe it’s the 5.7 million metro area residents who’ve catapulted Atlanta into an official spot among America’s top-10 cities (Wikipedia, 2017). A large percentage of residents are transplants from other big cities looking for standout personal service providers. If you’re ready to turn your natural nail talent into a career, an Atlanta nail tech school can put you on the path to success.


Finding the right Nail Tech School

If you’re not sure how to become a nail tech, read on. We’ve compiled a list of Atlanta nail tech schools below, and it’s easy to request information from as many as you’d like. The materials you receive will answers questions like “Is there a nail tech school near me?” and “How long will it take me to earn my license?”

Once you’ve made your initial review, it’s a great idea to schedule a nail tech school campus tour. Even if your visits extend your decision timeline, the knowledge you gain will be invaluable in choosing your school.

Arrive at your tour ready to listen and ask questions that weren’t answered by the school’s brochures. Are faculty and instructors friendly? Do you observe students working with modern equipment? Is the environment stimulating? Can you see yourself learning there? Everyone learns differently, so consider the education factors most important to you and select the school that best matches them. A good fit can significantly improve your education outcomes and ultimately your career success.

Becoming a Nail Technician in Atlanta

Once you’ve settled on a nail tech school and earned your license, there’s more good news. It’s not just social media stars and new residents driving demand for mani-pedis in Atlanta; if national projections are accurate, 10 percent growth in demand for nail techs will continue through 2024. Currently, Atlanta area nail techs earn $22,280 per year (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2017).

Here’s a short list of local nail salons where you can put your hard-earned license to work:

Lush Nail Bar Atlantic
Phone: (678) 515-8919
232 19th St NW, 7120
Atlanta, GA 30363

Midtown Nails
Phone: (404) 872-8080
650 Ponce De Leon Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30308

Buckhead Nail & Toe Spa
Phone: (404) 869-8999
3210 Roswell Rd NW b
Atlanta, GA 30305

Modern Atlanta is an eclectic city full where different ages, cultures, and creative juices combine to create a city unlike any other. That’s great news for nail techs who are eager to share new techniques and trends with clients. When you’re enjoying free time, be sure to check out events and galleries associated with the robust local arts community. Established art museums dot the city too, just waiting to inspire you with shape, color and form. As with any endeavor in life, the more effort and creativity you put into your work, the better the client satisfaction -- and personal success -- you’ll achieve.


Nail Tech Schools in Atlanta

manicure at a nail tech school in atlanta
Georgia Career Institute

Georgia Career Institute 900 Flat Shoals Rd SE
Conyers, GA 30094

Program: Nail Technology

Below are other beauty schools that offer similar programs

Empire Beauty Schools

2190 Henderson Mill Road, 2190 Henderson Mill Road, 2190 Henderson Mill Road
Atlanta, GA 30345

Program: Cosmetology

Empire Beauty Schools

2615 George Busbee Pkwy
Atlanta-Kennesaw, GA 30144

Program: Cosmetology

Empire Beauty Schools

Suite 105, Suite 105
Lawrenceville, GA 30044

Program: Cosmetology

Empire Beauty Schools

Suite 205, Suite 205, Suite 205
Morrow, GA 30260

Program: Cosmetology

Health and Style Institute, LLC

2450 Piedmont Road, Atlanta GA 30324

Program: Cosmetology

Health and Style Institute, LLC

615 Ernest W Barrett Parkway
Kennesaw, GA 30144

Program: Cosmetology

Other Schools in this area:

Athens Technical College

Atlanta Beauty & Barber Academy

Atlanta School of Massage

Atlanta Technical College

Beauty College of America

Chattahoochee Technical College

Cobb Beauty College Inc

Elaine Sterling Institute

Fayette Beauty Academy

Fayette Beauty Academy-Ritz Beauty Academy

Georgia Institute of Cosmetology

Georgia Northwestern Technical College

Georgia Piedmont Technical College

Gwinnett Technical College

Iverson Business School

Lanier Technical College

North Georgia Technical College

Paul Mitchell the School-Atlanta

Pro Way Hair School

Profile Institute of Barber-Styling

Southern Crescent Technical College

Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Atlanta

University of North Georgia

Vogue Beauty and Barber School

West Georgia Technical College