Nail Technology Schools in Massachusetts

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Chelmsford Beauty Academy

60 Chelmsford Street Second Floor
Chelmsford, MA 1824

Cosmix School of Beauty Sciences

181 Cedar Hill Street
Marlborough, MA 01752

Flavia Leal Academy - Everett

20 Chelsea Street
Everett, MA 2149

Flavia Leal Academy - Woburn

36 Cummings Park
Woburn, MA 1801

Hair In Motion Cosmetology Academy

128 Union Street
New Bedford, MA 2740

Jupiter Beauty Academy – Accredited

95 Freeport Street
Boston, MA 02122

Lowell Academy Hairstyling Institute – Accredited

136 Central Street
Lowell, MA 01852

Mafy's Nails Academy

2071 Main Street
Brockton, MA 2301

Monarch School of Cosmotology

2701 Boston Road
Wilbraham, MA 1095

New England Hair Academy – Accredited

110 Florence Street Suite 203
Malden, MA 2148
Accredited School

You must attend a school that meets any licensure requirements as defined by your state. Most states require that you graduate from an accredited or state-approved school.

How to Become a Manicurist in Massachusetts

Massachusetts Nail Technology Careers At a Glance
  • 100 education hours are required to become licensed.
  • You must renew your license every 2 years.
  • 0 continuing education hours are required to renew your license.
  • The average salary for manicurists in Massachusetts is $26,270 ($12.63/hour). This is higher than the national average of $25,770 ($12.39/hour).
  • There is a predicted 9% job increase between 2016–2026 for manicurists. This is lower than the expected national growth of 10%.

Do you feel at home in a beauty salon? Do you love the racks and racks of nail polish colors they have? If you love having beautiful nails and creating new styles, this is the time to become a nail technician in Massachusetts.

Don't let this opportunity pass you up.

State License Requirements

100 Education Hours

Required to earn a nail technology license

The rest of the licensing process goes through the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Cosmetology and Barbering. They verify that you have completed at least 100 hours of training and that your training was completed at an approved school. Once they verify this information, they allow you to schedule your licensing exams. These exams include a practical test and a written test. You must pay a fee of $188 before being allowed to test. Massachusetts clients deserve access to your unique nail technician skills.

Education Details

Becoming a stellar nail tech in Massachusetts means choosing a program that will give you a broad skillset. When you receive information from all the schools in your area about their offerings, be sure to look at the learning outcomes for each course. You should also check to see if your program will include professional business and marketing skills that can help you achieve your goals.

Massachusetts nail tech classes:

  • Extensions, wraps, and tips
  • Sculpting
  • Equipment and tools
  • Safety and sanitation

License Renewal

2 Years

License renewal period

0 Hours

Continuing education required

Massachusetts Nail Technology Careers


Average yearly salary for nail technology in Massachusetts

The Job Outlook for a Nail Technologist in Massachusetts appears to be flourishing, as it is among the top 5 best states in the US for Nail Techs. With a location quotient of 2.31 Massachusetts is considered to have an above average employment level for this occupation.

Contact the Massachusetts State Board of Nail Technology

Massachusetts Board of Registration of Cosmetologists
Nail Technology

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