Hair / Nails Program Information

Summit Salon Academy Portland Beauty school Course Overview

The Hair Design and Nail Technology course is 2050 clock hours. You will also learn about Safety & Sanitation and Career Development to ensure that you will be able to make the most of your new career. In this course, you will get to explore the latest trends in hair-cutting, styling, hair coloring, chemical reformation, manicuring, pedicure and artificial nails. The program will include both theoretical and practical applications of nail design and technique. The different topics will be presented in a variety of ways to assure a well-rounded and comprehensive curriculum. Guest speakers will be brought in periodically to supplement classroom learning time. Before graduating all students will spend hands-on training time on our large Salon Services floor.

Traits For Success

These qualities have been found in successful practitioners. Creativity, Customer-Service Skills, Listening Skills, Stamina, Time-Management Skills, Interpersonal skills, Dexterity. Coordination.



*Overall employment of barbers, hairdressers, cosmetologists, and shampooers is expected to grow 14 percent from 2010 to 2020, as fast as the average for all occupations. Employment of manicurists and pedicurists is expected to grow 1% from 2010 to 2020, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Growth rates will vary by specialty.


*Graduates with this state license go on to become a Hair Stylist, Hair Color Specialist, Nail Technician, Esthetician, Makeup Artist, Cosmetology Instructor, Salon Owner/Operator, Cosmetics & Hair Product Sales, Show Platform Artist.

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition

Student Consumer Information

Federal Student Disclosure Requirements
SOC Code – 39-5012.00
CIP Code – 12.0401
Program Costs (Tuition, Books, and Fees)
Total Cost: $16,505.00

On-time Completion Rates
Number of students completed in 2010-2011 – 0
Number of students completed in 2010-2011 on-time – 0

Job Placement Rate for students Completing the Program
2009 Placement Rates (NACCAS) – N/A
2009-2010 Placement Rates (State of Oregon) – N/A

2010-2011 Median Loan Debt Incurred by Student That Completed the Program
Total Cost: N/A

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