Makeup Artist Diploma & Certificate Programs

CMU offers 7 specialized diploma and certificate programs designed to provide aspiring makeup artists with the skills and confidence needed to work in different areas of the makeup industry. Our programs have launched graduates into exciting careers throughout the world. Explore our programs below and contact us to book a tour.

Diploma Programs

Complete Makeup Artist

CMU’s most popular diploma program. Get the hands-on experience that has launched graduates into careers in every field of practical makeup artistry.

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Comprehensive Makeup Artist

Do you dream of working on set? The Comprehensive Program is a great choice for makeup artists pursuing careers in fashion, film & television, and theatre.

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Digital Makeup Effects Artist

Dive headfirst into the newest and most rapidly growing field of makeup artistry. The Digital Effects Program equips students for work in film & television and more.

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Total Fashion Makeup Artist

The Total Fashion Program provides intensive training for students pursuing careers in the fashion makeup industry.

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Certificate Programs

Fashion Photographic Makeup Artist

This program teaches students how to design and execute basic to advanced fashion makeup applications for work with personal clients, corporate events, and more.

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Photographic & Studio Hairstyling

This program teaches students the essentials of creating hairstyles for weddings, photo shoots, film & television, and more.

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Creature Design

Do you have a passion for sculpting? The Creature Design Program teaches students how to design and execute character concepts for work in special makeup effects labs.

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Camps & Workshops

CMU offers makeup camps and workshops throughout the year. These camps provide participants with an introductory understanding of professional makeup artistry and give them the opportunity to recreate a variety of looks for fashion & beauty or film & television.