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Artistic Nails & Beauty Academy

Artistic Nails & Beauty Academy

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4951-A Adamo Drive, Tampa, FL 33605

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Programs Offered


  • 1,200 hours
  • 12 months
  • $16,642


  • 1,200 hours
  • 12 months
  • $16,642


  • 300 hours
  • 2 months
  • $5,221

Massage Therapy

  • 600 hours
  • 5 months
  • $9,056

Nail Technology

  • 300 hours
  • 2 months
  • $3,033

Editor's Description

At the Artistic Nails and Beauty Academy in Tampa, cosmetology students learn various skills, ranging from hair styling and coloring to manicures, pedicures, and nail extensions. This is paired with a thorough understanding of Florida laws and proper sanitation techniques to ensure they enter the industry with everything they need to launch a successful career. The school also regularly participates in community events and fashion shows, allowing students to practice and showcase their skills.

"Artistic Nails and Beauty is one of my biggest life-changing moments," says an alum who goes by Kmart. "The staff is so eager to be supportive and very helpful. I so love the productiveness of the receptionist Tamara, she makes my day very well. I love my school and really recommend this to anyone!"

Alongside this program, the ANAB also offers various tailored beauty courses, including barbering, skincare, and massage therapy.

In the School's Words

The right start will prepare you for a future filled with pride, success and monetary rewards. Move ahead by making the right school choice: Small classes, dedicated instructors, equals success!

Artistic Nails and Beauty Academy is the smart choice for you to begin a great career in the beauty industry. Call today for a tour of our facilities and info that will help you make the right decision about your future.

Artistic Nails and Beauty Academy moved and is now centrally located between Brandon and Tampa. The new school building is over 11,600 square feet of space with all new equipment.


A license in cosmetology opens the door to many rich and rewarding career opportunities that can turn your creative, artistic skills into a satisfying lifelong profession. Today more than ever before , licensed cosmetologists trained in the business and communication skills our school builds into the curriculum are poised for financial, personal, and professional success.

Employment opportunities are on the rise. The U.S. Department of Labor reports that employment for cosmetologists will continue to to grow faster than the average growth in other industries .In the new millennium, more and more people will spend their money on personal care services such as hair styling, hair coloring and texturizing, manicures and pedicures, facials and makeup application.While the majority of cosmetologists work as stylists in salons; many choose careers in other areas. These might include:

  • Makeup artist for photo/video shoot
  • Platform artist at trade shows/conventions
  • Educator or school owner
  • Artistic director for manufactures or publishers
  • Nail technician

Nail Care

It has been estimated that the average person spends one-third of her cosmetic budget on nail care. Because today's fashion conscious woman regards professional nail care services increasingly important, you are looking at a career with many good advantages.

Nail Technology is defined as the art and science of beauty care involving all facets of the hands and nails. Artistic Nails and Beauty Academy, Inc offers a 288 hour Nail Technology Course divided into four basic units of instruction. After completing this course you will have a complete understanding of the role of the Nail Technician and be prepared to take the State Examination for Licensing.

The professional nail care business, a billion dollar industry and growing, can offer you promising employment opportunities. In addition to the basic curriculum, speakers are featured and include top product manufactures, salon owners, competition winning nail technicians, business and marketing motivators and more.

Skin Care

Begin a career in the growing field of skin care where the possibilities are endless. There are boundless opportunities awaiting our graduates. One can work in a Salon or Day Spa, as a Cosmetician in a department store or Make-Up Artist on the set of a movie or television commercial. There are positions open in the paramedical field as an assistant in the office of a Dermatologist or Plastic Surgeon. Many of our students have gone to work as Manufacturer's Representatives some have gone into teaching.

Our State-of-the-Art facility includes a makeup/color analysis center, professional facial clinic with facial beds, waxing center and video center. Since classes are small, it is not unusual to have students receiving one on one training. Artistic Nails & Beauty Academy has a very busy customer's clinic where the hands-on approach gives you, the student, a chance to practice as if you were already working in the field. Along with this "practical" experience you will receive excellent theoretical information necessary to become the best at what you do in a business where job opportunities have never been better.

If you feel you would be a perfect fit for this profession and would like to be a part of the beauty field, please make an appointment to take a tour of our school to discuss the possibilities of a career move that will change your life.


One of the reasons is that few schools in this country teach the program because the majority of students opt for Cosmetology. This leaves a void in the field of Barbering which in turn opens the door for a lucrative career as a Barber Stylist.

Here, at Artistic Nails and Beauty Academy, the Barber Styling License requires 1200 hours of training. You will become proficient at cutting, styling, beard and mustache trim, clipper cuts and "trend" design among the many other specialized attributes that separate the barber from the cosmetologist. It is an important distinction and of one you can be proud. Employment opportunities are excellent. Barber Stylist can be found working in exclusive shops, salon and day spas, as manufacturer's representatives, platform artists and as instructors and free-lance artists demonstrating new technology for various companies. Please call for further information and/or a tour of the school.

Massage Therapy

Massage therapy is a career focused on helping others. With training from Artistic Nails & Beauty Academy you can learn how to help your clients who suffer from back pain, tension, stress, depression, arthritis and more.

Massage therapists are in demand as more people are turning to them to help alleviate stress from their everyday lives. Doctors and insurance companies recognizing the preventive and healing benefits of massage are also helping this career field grow.

After training and receiving a license to practice massage therapy, you can have the opportunities to work in spas, chiropractic offices, cruise ships, massage clinics and more. If a massage therapy career interests you, find out more about Artistic Nails & Beauty Academy today.

About This School


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Financial Aid

96% of students received financial aid. Students were awarded $2,252 on average.
First-time undergraduate students in the 2021 school year.

School Size

As of 2021 this school has 233 students enrolled with a student-to-teacher ratio of 18:1.

Information gathered from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), 2023.


This school is accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences (NACCAS).

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