CMU TORONTO Complete Makeup Artist Program

From hairstyling and makeup application for film, television & fashion, to creating and executing unique SFX and character design. CMU’s Complete Makeup Artist Program provides comprehensive instruction in the skills you’ll need to launch your career in makeup artistry.

What you'll learn

This intensive 8-month program is offered at our campus in the heart of downtown Toronto and is taught by award-winning instructors in an intimate classroom setting. 

At CMU, you’ll find a caring and inclusive community that values creativity and authenticity. Prepare to be inspired and encouraged by industry professionals & insiders, peers, and best of all, yourself!


Career paths

Graduates are equipped with the knowledge and skills to work in:

  • Fashion & editorial makeup
  • Bridal & special event makeup
  • Prosthetics design and application
  • Film & TV Special effects makeup
  • Creature design
  • Theatrical & live event makeup

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Dates and costs


35 weeks 
Monday to Friday
9:30am - 4:30pm
(One hour for lunch)


March 7, 2022
April 18, 2022
June 13, 2022 
August 15, 2022
September 5, 2022 
September 26, 2022

TUITION (CDN) $19,900

+ $6,900* Student kit
+ $100* Text books

+ $3,000 International students

* + HST 


Apply for a $1000 scholarship to our Complete Makeup Artist program 

Success stories

Over 5,000 makeup artists have graduated from CMU in the past 30 years. 


From Roots to Savage x Fenty Vol. 2: Alumna Arielle Park’s incredible success story


Complete Makeup Artist Grad Louisa Liao Has Reve’d Up Her Makeup Career to the Universe and Beyond!


Recent Complete Program grad Lateisha Grant is making her mark in the Fashion world

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