About QC Makeup Academy

Get your makeup certification from the world's leading online makeup school!

Benefit from unmatched professional online makeup artistry training

Educating Creative Professionals for 35 Years

We’ve set the benchmark for excellence in distance education since 1984 and have many thousands of successful graduates. You could be one of them.


With QC’s online makeup artistry classes, you’ll receive professional training from industry professionals. Through video tutorials, celebrity makeup artist, Nathan Johnson, will teach you makeup techniques step by step. You’ll also have a personal tutor to guide you through your course(s). QC provides even better training than what you’d receive at a brick and mortar school. You’ll benefit from regular one-on-one instruction and access to help whenever you need it. QC will help you to build a successful career as a professional makeup artist.

QC Makeup Academy’s premium online course content and outstanding student support system give you access to help and learning tools 24/7. Reach student support specialists by email, phone, or Live Chat. Students and graduates can contact the support team for questions or advice at any time!

21-Day Guarantee

At QC Makeup Academy, providing high-quality online makeup courses is our top priority. With QC’s 100% money-back guarantee, you’ll have 21 days from the day you enroll to review your course. If you have a question or concern, contact us. If, in the 21 days, you decide the course isn’t for you, give us a call. As long as you haven’t used any of your materials or submitted work to your tutor, you’ll receive a full tuition refund. Simply return the materials (unused, with a tracking number) and your course fees will be immediately refunded.
All we ask is that you call us to receive shipping instructions for the return. Please note, the Airbrush Makeup Starter Kit and the SFX Starter Makeup Kit cannot be returned for a refund.

For more information about your enrollment in QC’s makeup artistry courses, contact the school via phone, email, or Live Chat.

Celebrating 15 Years of BBB Accreditation

QC Makeup Academy is an online makeup school providing training that is flexible and affordable. A subsidiary of QC Career School, the online Makeup Academy holds an A+ standing in its accreditation by the Better Business Bureau— this is the highest consumer satisfaction rating.

Since 1984, QC has educated thousands of students. Graduates of QC Makeup Academy receive a professional makeup artistry certification to show that they completed QC’s professional makeup artist training.

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QC Makeup Academy’s Values

QC’s mission is to provide you with highly personalized professional makeup training.

You learn makeup artistry career skills in the comfort of your home, with full support from QC’s student support team and your personal tutor.


QC offers the highest quality online makeup classes and student services available. From textbooks to training videos to your makeup starter kit, you’ll see a strong attention to detail in every element of your course.

Online Course Innovation

QC’s industry professionals provide you with up-to-date training in the latest makeup trends. Your instructor will help you improve by providing you with customized makeup lessons that will help you succeed as a professional makeup artist.

Student Support

Student support specialists are available to answer your questions about QC’s makeup artistry classes. The support team provides you with unparalleled service before, during, and after you graduate.

QC’s Partner Schools

QC Makeup Academy is a faculty of QC Career School. A leader in distance education since 1984, QC strives to provide quality career training in a variety of career fields.

Other faculties of QC Career School include:

QC Event School

Become a certified planning professional with interactive online training in the event and wedding planning industry. QC Event School offers a variety of foundational, advanced, and specialty courses in event and wedding planning including:

QC Design School

Start an exciting career in home design with QC Design School. This school offers certification courses in several different fields of the design industry. Get one or more certifications to launch your own design business or join an established home design firm.  Courses from QC Design School include:

QC Pet Studies

Become a professional dog groomer. Start your own business or get a job in a grooming salon. Learn from Certified Master Groomers and get tons of hands-on experience in this highly interactive training program. Courses offered by QC Pet Studies include:

Learn about QC’s Courses

Learn from top industry professionals with years of experience in the field of makeup artistry.

Start your online makeup training today and learn new skills for your professional makeup career!