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Our Programs

CMU’s Diploma and Certificate Programs prepare graduates for work in fashion, film, television, theatre, editorial, special effects, prosthetics, and creature design.

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Diploma Programs

CMU's popular diploma programs offer the most comprehensive and leading-edge training available. Gain the skills and knowledge to access a rewarding career in all avenues of the makeup industry. 

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Certificate Programs

CMU’s certificate programs are ideal for students interested in a specific area of makeup artistry like hairstyling, fashion & editorial makeup or creature design.

CMU has helped thousands of students pursue their passion.

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