A career in manicuring is about more than just nails. If you have a love for creating, artistic masterpieces and helping clients look and feel their best, then we are ready to help you turn that passion into an amazing career!
Fueled by the philosophies that the Aveda brand represents, the manicuring program at Aveda Institute Madison has been created to help you develop your passion into success.


The 300-hour manicuring course at Aveda Institute Madison is more than just learning how to perform a manicure or do nail art. We have created a curriculum that focuses on the care and maintenance of nails along with training time and customer service that is meant to help you build your own success.

With hard work and dedication you can unleash your passion and complete this course in approximately 15 weeks. Are you ready to take your next step into a vibrant career?

Aveda Institute Madison is here for you even past your graduation. Our continuing education opportunities and additional certifications to all of students, helping them build the well-rounded future in the beauty industry that they have always wanted.

At Aveda Institute Madison we strive to support you through every step of your journey.


At Aveda Institute Madison, our manicuring program’s curriculum can help you to build the skills you need for the future you dream about. With the added foundation of Aveda rituals, you can do more than master the fundamentals and prepare yourself for a position in the top salon and spas.

Many of the fundamentals you can learn as an Aveda Institute Madison student include:

  • Caring for the Skin and Nails
  • Healthy Nail Maintenance
  • Acrylic and Gel Nail Enhancement
  • Manicures
  • Pedicures
  • Nail Art and Design
  • Safety and Sanitation
  • Customer Skills
  • Theory of Business Marketing and Management
  • Living Aveda philosophies and techniques

Our students’ success is at the very core of what makes us who were are. By keeping our and curriculum and training inline with the demands of today’s manicuring industry.

We provide our students with a student spa area where they can practice their skills in an environment similar to what they will be working in after graduation. With access to Aveda brand products and professional quality tools and knowledgeable, dedicated instructors, our students are provided with an education that focuses on mind, body, and spirit.

Make Your Dream a Reality

Program costs include student kit, iPad, and state board fees.  The Institute offers interest free payment plans,  scholarships, and provides students with resources on additional financial assistance options. Federal Financial Aid is not available for the Manicuring Program.

Financial Assistance options you may consider for the Manicuring Program:

  1. Interest Free Payment Plans provided by the Institute
  2. Scholarships
  3. Personal Bank Loan
  4. Workforce Investment and DVR


The benefits of a nail salon visit – such as confidence, relaxation, and style – are only part of what licensed manicurists have to offer. Find out how our Aveda-based program can help drive your education! With hard work, dedication and our program behind you, you can reach your goals!


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