Fashion Makeup Artistry Program

Master the Art of Beauty Make-up

Dive into the world of fashion and rich editorial traditions with our comprehensive Fashion Makeup Artistry Program. This program lays a strong foundation in beauty make-up, perfect for aspiring makeup artists. Spanning 392 hours over 12 weeks, this intensive program covers the core courses that make up MUD’s beauty segment.

Program Highlights:

Fundamentals of Beauty Makeup Artistry (Beauty 101)

Start your journey with essential skills like skin tone matching, facial analysis, contouring, color theory, and cosmetic hygiene. This foundational course ensures you master the basics, setting the stage for advanced techniques.

Studio Hairstyling for the Makeup Artist (Beauty 201)

Move beyond makeup with hairstyling techniques from up-dos to retro styles. Enhance your beauty makeup skills and create cohesive, stylish looks. As you progress, you’ll tackle more advanced hairstyles, integrating your Beauty 101 skills to perfect the complete look.

Beauty Lab (Beauty 301)

Unleash your creativity by working on professional models in realistic project settings. Your work will be professionally photographed, providing the perfect start to your portfolio. This course challenges you with real-world scenarios, ensuring you’re job-ready upon graduation.

Career Opportunities Await

Our program equips you with the skills needed to kickstart your career as an entry-level make-up artist. Graduates typically pursue roles such as:

  • Makeup Artist
  • Sales Consultant
  • Freelance Makeup Artist for Weddings and Events
  • Salon Makeup Artist (state licensing may be required)

Graduating from the Fashion Make-up Artistry Program is the first step toward a vibrant career in fashion and editorial make-up artistry. Our program prepares students for various roles, including:

  • Makeup Artist, Theatrical and Performance (SOC Code 39-5091)
  • Retail Salespersons (SOC Code 41-2031)
  • Skin Care Specialist (SOC Code 39-5094)

For more detailed information on these professions, visit the Department of Labor’s website.

Your Path to a Successful Career

Graduating from the Fashion Makeup Artistry Program is the first step toward a vibrant career in fashion and editorial makeup artistry. Our program prepares students for various roles, including makeup artists, sales consultants, freelance artists for weddings and events, and salon make-up artists. State licensing may be required for certain positions, such as a salon make-up artist.

The comprehensive training ensures you are ready for the occupation of “Makeup Artist, Theatrical and Performance” (SOC Code 39-5091) and other roles where knowledge of make-up artistry is crucial. Explore further career details on the Department of Labor’s website.


Jan 8 – April 2, 2024 

Feb 21 – May 14, 2024 

April 3 – June 27, 2024 

May 15 – Aug 12, 2024 

June 28 – Sept 24, 2024 

Aug 13 – Nov 6, 2024 

Sept 25 – Dec 20, 2024 

Nov 7, 2024 – Feb 18, 2025 

This program meets Monday through Friday and consists of 392 clock hours. Day sessions are 12 weeks long and are between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:00 pm. For maximum class size, see individual courses that make up the program.

In addition to the listed amounts above, the State of California requires we add an additional $2.50 per $1,000 of institution charges for the State’s Student Tuition Recovery Fund.

Unlock Your Future in Beauty with the Fashion Make-up Artistry Program

Enroll Today and Transform Your Passion for Beauty into a Profession!


Explore educational excellence with Make-up Designory (MUD), globally recognized for top-tier makeup artistry training. Our accredited main campuses in Los Angeles and New York, along with MUD Studios across Europe, Asia, and South Africa, provide advanced programs and state-of-the-art facilities. Through our MUD Extension program, we also partner with select cosmetology and esthetician institutes worldwide, enriching their offerings with our expert makeup courses. Discover the perfect location to advance your career in professional makeup artistry.