CMU TORONTO Complete Makeup Artist Program & Courses

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!

COURSES INCLUDED:

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

DURATION

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

COURSE START DATES

October 25, 2021 
January 10, 2022 
February 7, 2022
March 7, 2022
May 16, 2022 

TUITION (CDN) $19,300

+ $6,700* Student kit
+ $100* Text books

+ $2,500 International students

* + HST 

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

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

10 of the Wildest MET Gala Makeup Looks of All Time

10 of the Wildest MET Gala Makeup Looks of All Time

From Vogue to Shawn Mendes: CMU Alumna Brittany Sinclair is living the dream through her work

From Vogue to Shawn Mendes: CMU Alumna Brittany Sinclair is living the dream through her work

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

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

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