Become a Certified Makeup Artist

Start a Career You’ll Love with QC’s Interactive Online MUA Training

Enroll with QC and you’ll get:

  • Professional course texts, videos, and practical assignments
  • One-on-one mentoring from makeup experts
  • professional makeup starter kit
  • An internationally recognized certificate of completion
  • Exclusive makeup discounts from makeup brands
  • Lifetime access to your course materials
  • Full business training to prepare you for a new career

All Makeup Courses

Choose from a variety of courses, unmatched by any other makeup school!

Master Makeup Artistry

Skincare Course

Makeup Artistry

Pro Makeup Workshop

Global Beauty Workshop

Portfolio Development Workshop

Airbrush Makeup Workshop

Special FX Makeup

Fashion Styling

Hair Styling Essentials

Virtual Makeup Training

Course Decision Guide

Wondering which course is right for you?

Use this guide to help you choose the courses that best match your career goals and interests.

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The M.A.C Pro Student Program

Learn From a MAC Eligible School!

QC Makeup Academy is a MAC Pro Eligible School!

Students taking QC Makeup Courses are eligible to apply for the MAC Pro Student Membership to receive discounts on MAC products, in-store and online! MAC Pro Student Membership information is available to eligible students in the online student center.

The M.A.C Pro Student Program

Learn From a MAC Eligible School!

QC Makeup Academy is a MAC Pro Eligible School!

Students taking QC Makeup Courses are eligible to apply for the MAC Pro Student Membership to receive discounts on MAC products, in-store and online! MAC Pro Student Membership information is available to eligible students in the online student center.

Makeup Discounts

Product quality is an important part of becoming a successful makeup artist!

QC students and graduates can take advantage of the exclusive product discounts offered by QC’s preferred makeup partners

Meet the Tutors

At QC Makeup Academy, you’ll get one-on-one mentoring and detailed feedback from one of our tutors, all professional makeup artists in the industry

Nathan Johnson, QC Tutor

Nathan Johnson

Executive Makeup Artist

Nathan is a New York City-based celebrity makeup artist with over 20 years of industry experience. Nathan has worked on over 300 famous faces including Alicia Keys, Lea Michele, Paul McCartney, and more. His work has been featured in Glamour, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, and more. He was a makeup artist on seasons 4 and 5 of Project Runway.

As the executive makeup artist for QC, Nathan is responsible for ensuring that all the course materials are in line with best industry practices. He’s also featured in the instructional videos for all of QC’s makeup courses.

Chantal Mariani, QC Tutor

Chantal Mariani

Professional Makeup Artist

Chantal Mariani is a New York-based professional makeup artist with over 40 years of industry experience. She’s had the pleasure of working on films, daytime dramas, news programs, and talk shows. She’s also enjoyed doing print work for models and actors.

She has worked with many celebrity clients, including James Earl Jones, Patrick Stewart, Christopher Reeve, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Dolly Parton.

Chantal also chaired the Education Department for the East Coast Union of Film and Television Makeup Artists, and was the makeup instructor in several of New York City’s leading schools.

Michele Mulkey, QC Tutor

Michele Mulkey

Special Effects Expert

With 14 years of experience working as a special effects makeup artist and prop maker in New York City and Los Angeles, Michele is the perfect tutor to introduce you to the world of special effects!

Throughout her career, Michele’s work has been featured in such feature films as The Last Samurai, The Chronicles of Riddick, Sin City, Seed of Chucky, Constantine, and more. She has also worked on CSI Miami, Firefly, Law and Order: Criminal Intent, and Charmed.

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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 21 Day Guarantee

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 to review your course materials from the day you receive them. If you have a question or concern, contact us. If in the 21 days, you decide the course isn’t for you, we’ll give you a full 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.

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