International School Of Skin, Nailcare & Massage Therapy

ISSNMT History

ISSNMT has successfully trained graduates for 37 years. The International School of Skin, Nailcare & Therapy has a history of being a leader in the industry for training qualifies Estheticians and Nail Technicians. The school offered the first Nail Care class in February 1985 in Atlanta, Georgia and was the first state-approved School for Nail Care training in Georgia. In June 1987, the School achieved national accreditation by what is now known as The Council on Occupational Education (COE). In June 1988, the Skincare/Esthetician program was added. The School became the first in the United States to be nationally accredited for Skin & Nail Care training exclusively. In 2008, the school added the Massage Therapy program to compliment the other programs and respond to growing job market in the beauty and wellness industry.

The school’s enrollment is a mix of international students as well as students from other parts of the United States and is a culturally diverse population. Over the years, the school has provided graduates for the beauty and wellness industry to employers in Georgia as well as other States and Countries. The school’s graduates span approximately 25 states and approximately 10 countries, plus a variety of travel and resort locations.

The school is recognized internationally for its quality training, knowledge and credentialed faculty. The credentials of each educator can be found in the School Catalog. Some of the ISSNMT instructors are C.I.D.E.S.C.O. Diplomats or ITEC certified. The CIDESCO diploma is recognized as the most advanced certification in the field of Esthetics and Beauty Therapy in the world. Those who have achieved this standard are indeed valuable as they can not only analyze the skin but the body as well. The skin reflects the state of the body as well as lifestyle and diet. A CIDESCO diplomat can diagnose skin problems based on training in Anatomy and Physiology. Another important element of the Training is in the chemicals and product content, and how best to treat a skin condition.

At the heart of the school’s history has been the consistent and effective training for marketable skills in the beauty and wellness industry to an ever changing student population and employer needs.

Accreditations and Approvals

The International School of Skin, Nailcare, and Massage Therapy is accredited by the Commissions of the Council on Occupational Education, Atlanta, GA. This represents a national accreditation recognize by the U.S. Department of Education. The address of the Council is:

The Council On Occupational Education | 7840 Roswell Road, Building 300. Suite 325, Atlanta, GA 30350. Telephone (Local): 770.396.93898 | (Toll Free#): 800.917.2081 | (FAX): 770.396.3790

The program of International School of Skin, Nailcare and Massage Therapy is authorized under the Non-Public Postsecondary Educational Institutions Act of 1990 by Georgia Non-Public Postsecondary Education Commission (GNPEC) to offer instruction in Massage Therapy, Skin Care and Nailcare. The GNPEC’s Address is:

Georgia Non-Public Education Commission 2082 East Exchange Place | Suite 220 | Tucker, GA 30084 | 770.414.330

The International School of Skin, Nailcare and Massage Therapy is a National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork approved school (NCBTMB Assigned School #49039-04).

With its rich history, ISSNMT is a leader in training professionals for the Beauty and Wellness Industry. The Instructional staff is superb with real world experience. Many continue to work in the field to enhance student knowledge. We have educators who publish frequently, are invited to speak at conventions, symposiums and industry events. You will find an international flavor with instructors who either come from other countries or have additional certifications which will enhance your learning experience. Come meet them! Better yet, enroll and get inspired by them each time you attend class or clinic session.

Job Placement | Full time and part time job placement assistance is available to all graduates successfully employed. Graduates are encouraged and trained on how to develop his/her own jobs leads and interview successfully. We are very pleased with our placement rates and our State Board Pass rates are excellent.

Advanced Classes | The School often offers several advanced classes throughout the calendar year. Check our website or sign up with Constant Contact to keep informed of upcoming CEU classes or Advanced classes.

ISSNMT SPA | Students at ISSNMT get more hand–on training than any other school because of clients who visit ISSNMT Spa. The environment is dynamic and provides students with “real world” experience. Our graduates will be seasoned professionals by the time they graduate. There is no substitute for this type of preparation.

Financial Aid | Financial Aid is available to those who qualify and ISSNMT offers no interest payment plans. Students interested in financial aid (Title IV programs) should contact the financial aid office at the school.

Graduates | Graduates from ISSNMT often return to enroll in another program. They value the comprehensive training they received. We have graduates who have completed all three programs offered and are what we call triple threat. This means they hold three active licenses and is often sought out by the employers in the industry as they can perform services as a nail technician, and a massage therapist. It creates an avenue for increased revenue as well as job security.

Why ISSNMT? | All the reasons above with just one more thought… WE CARE. You become family. We have the most alumni in the Atlanta and surrounding market. We are simply… STELLAR at what we do with an outstanding educational team and staff who are all about your SUCCESS and we want you to be a STELLAR and SUCCESSFUL graduate and professional in the industry.

Morgan Falls Office Park 7840 Roswell Road | Building 500 | Suite 550 | Sandy Sprigs, GA 30350 (P) 404.843.1005 | (F) 404.393.9665 Email | | Website |