Professional Makeup Artist


Program Description

This 80 clock hour program requires the completion of 10 weeks of study. This course is designed to equip students with the fundamental skills to perform the duties of a professional Makeup Artist or Consultant.

Program Objectives

This program provide students with the skills, techniques and training to confidently create different looks and enhance the features of a wide range of ages and skin types and for a variety of events and occasions, such as fashion and editorial photography, weddings and quinceañeras, theater,

Occupational Objectives

Graduates of the program may qualify for entry-level positions as a makeup artist in a department store, drug store, or beauty store, in a studio, or on-set for a photo shoot. Licensure Goal/Requirements: None

Program Length/Class Hours

4 hours a day, 2 days a week, 10 weeks, 80 hours


Module Title: Total Lecture Clinical/Lab
Hours Hours Hours
Module MAA Makeup Fundamentals 16 8 8
Module MAB Skin Types, Eye Shapes, and Color Theory 16 8 8
Module MAC Day, Night and Seasonal Looks 8 8 4
Module MAD Bridal and Quinceañera Looks 8 8 4
Module MAE Makeup for Editorial and High Fashion 8 8 4
Module MAF Era/Period and Fantasy Makeup Looks 8 8 4
Module MAG  Age, Gender, and Ethic Considerations 8 8 4
Module MAH Portfolio and Career Development 8 4 4
Total 80 40 40

Module Description:

Module MAA Makeup Fundamentals – Students will gain product knowledge and learn what and how to use the tools, materials and techniques needed to create popular professional makeup looks, with an emphasis on safety/sanitation and hygiene.

Module MAB Skin Types, Eye Shapes and Color Theory – Students will learn how to: identify face shapes, skin types, and eye shapes; optimize/enhance natural features; and create symmetry through color correction, brow shaping, false lash application, and contouring and highlighting.

Module MAC Day, Night and Seasonal Looks – Students will learn the basics of creating natural looks for daytime occasions and dramatic looks for nighttime occasions. Students will also apply color theory to design seasonally appropriate looks.

Module MAD Bridal and Quinceañera Looks – Students will build skills and techniques well suited for special event makeup, with an emphasis on Bridal and quinceañera looks.

Module MAE Makeup for Editorial and High Fashion Photography – Students will develop expertise in makeup artistry for editorial and high fashion photography.

Module MAF Era/Period and Fantasy Makeup Looks – Students will learn how to apply makeup to achieve a period/era or fantasy look for stage, theater, or other special event.

Module MAG Age, Gender and Ethnic Considerations – Building on knowledge of skin types and color theory, students will develop expertise in makeup application and removal for age, gender and ethnic-specific populations.

Module MAH Portfolio and Career Development – Students will be trained in makeup chair etiquette and customer service considerations, identify an area of focus, explore the employment marketplace and develop a portfolio showcasing their mastery of a variety of looks to pursue employment or freelance business opportunities. Course Materials/Equipment: Makeup case, brush set, mixing palette, tweezers, eyelash curler, disposable applicators, eyeshadow palettes, foundation palettes, primer, eyeliners, brow pencils, lip liners, primers, lip glosses, body paints, and face cards for practice application.

Requirements for Graduation: Students must pass a final exam with a score of 70%, “D” grade or better, along with a minimum of 70% of the total scheduled program hours attended, to be considered for graduation. Internship/externship not required.


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