Frequently Asked Questions

We have part-time and full-time programs that range from 3 months to 2 years.

  • Part-time is 2 evenings a week 6p-9p
  • Full-time is 4 days a week 10a-4:30p

Core Program

  • Part-time 4 Months
  • Full-time 2 Months

Media Program

  • Part-time 8 Months
  • Full-time 4 Months

Special FX

  • Part-time 12 Months
  • Full-time  6 Months

Master Program

  • Part-time 18 Months
  • Full-time  9 Months

Included in Master of Artistry Program or can be added on to Core, Media or Special FX.

Bridal Certification 

  • Part-time 2 Months
  • Full-time  1 Month

Content Production

  • Part-time 2 Months
  • Full-time  1 Month
  • Core Program 136.50 Hours, $6800.00
  • Media Program 266.50 Hours, $15,100
  • Special FX Program 351 Hours, $18,100
  • Master of Artistry Program 559 Hours $26,600
  • Bridal Certification 58.50 Hours, $2,925
  • Content Production Certification 58.50 Hours, $2,925

All program costs include:

  • Program Tuition
  • Comprehensive Makeup Kit
  • Sanitation Kit
  • Airbrush Kit
  • Online Course Access
  • Student Binder
  • Uniform
  • Media Room & Equipment Access
  • Job Postings Access

Dependent on your choice of communication you will be notified within 3 days by means of text, email, or certified mail.

We do not accept traditional government funding called Financial Aid. However, we do have a few options to make funding your education possible. Visit our Financial Assistance page for details.

3 Options:

  1. A loan through T&I Credit Union
  2. Low fixed interest rate
  3. Low monthly payment

Visit our Financial Assistance page for details.

You may repeat any course and class that was included in your programs or certifications anytime. The Career Concierge will schedule a time to meet one on one to discuss your future. Together you will create a blueprint for your career goals. As an alumni you will have continuous access to job opportunities, community events, private Multimedia Makeup Academy group FB page and the Academy store discount. You are always welcome to come back to just say hello and tell us where you are in your journey to success!

We understand that there are times in life that we are not able to control our circumstances. The Academy does have a policy that allows you to take a temporary leave of absence from your classes and return when you are able.

The Academy has a special program for students and alumni called Career Concierge. The Career Concierge will help to align you with job opportunities that are a good fit for your skillset and even begin the interview process with a future employer. In addition, you will have access to a private platform with new opportunities listed weekly.

You will find a community of like-minded individuals waiting to connect with someone just like you! Our class sizes are intimate so that you are able to connect with other students and begin to form professional relationships. You will gain experience in class, during your model days and with a variety of volunteer opportunities so that you are able to apply makeup on all skin colors and textures. Each classroom is equipped with high tech projectors so that you can see demonstrations clearly and accurately. There you will also find all your materials and supplies to assist with various projects. The Creative Space is a wide-open space where you can collaborate with students and colleagues about projects and job opportunities. The Media Space is a studio equipped with the latest backdrops, lighting and technology to help capture, record and edit your work. The Break Room is a place where you can relax during breaks and lunchtime. It has all the amenities you need to dine in. When you are not at the school you may find yourself attending our “Shenanigan” events. These events are intended to bring the community together and help students get comfortable networking. Some of our student and alumni’s favorite events are Friendsgiving, Movie Date Nights and Scary GingerBread House Contest. These are just a few of the fun activities MMA has to offer!

YES! You will be certified by Multimedia Makeup Academy as a certified makeup artist and additionally certified in your program specialty. With your certification, you are able to apply for cosmetic discounts, attend professional tradeshows, and more.

The Multimedia Makeup Academy Advantage

How we equip our students to build the makeup career of their dreams:

Mastery of the essentials

Curriculum designed to combine skill and technique with creativity and inspiration to strengthen your unique brand and style.

Hands on training

From beauty to Special Effects Makeup, you'll get hands-on training and exposure to our talented professional instructors.

Career concierge

The Academy was built on the promise to not only provide you with the technical skills to become a successful makeup artist but to also teach the importance of good business. The Career Concierge will help align you with the right job opportunities by connecting you to employers seeking your specific skills.


"I just finished a feature film."

"This was not only the artistry, but it teaches you how to combine your artistry with your business"