Are you an aspiring artist looking for a well rounded education in both the fundamentals of makeup artistry, as well as the latest industry trends? Search no more. The Academy of Makeup, Maryland based makeup school, is here to provide the tools and knowledge you need. Check out what sets our program apart in preparing you for your rewarding career as a makeup artist.




We offer airbrush training! What is airbrush?  Airbrush is the newest and most requested technique in the make-up artistry field! As a growing trend in our industry, you don't want to miss out on upgrading your clients and increasing your income. 

The Academy of Makeup is a TEMPTU partnered school! TEMPTU is one of the leading professional brands for airbrush equipment and make-up products.


The Academy of Makeup understands the need for convenience when fitting career training into our already busy lives. This is why we offer both an evening and a daytime class schedule each month. We are a Maryland based makeup school located just north of Baltimore.

award winning instructors

Photo credit: Sachs Photography

Photo credit: Sachs Photography

Our award winning instructors work full time in the makeup artistry field. The work of our instructors has been published in numerous magazines and publications. They have experience with television, fashion, print, and commercial work.

The Academy of Makeup hosts regionally well known, as well as celebrity, makeup artists throughout the year at our Continuing Education classes.

Financial assistance

The Academy of Makeup offers payment plans for our Makeup Artistry Program through FACTS Management. Students have up to 6 months to pay for their tuition and makeup kits!



The 40-hour Makeup Artistry Program provided by The Academy of Makeup is a Maryland State Accredited program through the Higher Education Commission. This accreditation signifies Maryland approval of The Academy of Makeup as a private career school.

In order to obtain accreditation as a career school, all elements of curriculum and course study are extensively reviewed to ensure quality of education.

proven success

Upon completion of our Makeup Artistry Program, The Academy of Makeup graduates are prepared to begin working in the makeup artistry field. We assist with job placement and have successfully helped our graduates find work in the makeup artistry field.