Frequently Asked Questions

A: We offer beginner and advanced makeup classes.  Please view our online courses page for specific descriptions of what we offer.

A: The lessons in the Professional Program are at the level of Bridal, Special Event, Makeover and Retail makeup. If you complete the Professional Program, you can continue on with the Masters Program at a later date. Please review the courses page for more information

The Masters Program is our most popular program. The lessons are at the level of Fashion, Editorial, HD TV, Film, Runway and Avant-Garde makeup.

A: You do not need to have any experience to enroll in a MKC Online Course.  Our online courses will take you from the very basics to the most advance high fashion, film & television techniques.

A: All MKC Online Courses are available 24 hours per day and 365 days per year. Since you work at your own pace, in the comfort of your own home, you can enroll at any time.

A: MKC Online Courses and Programs start at $299 for the Makeup Basics Certificate Course and go up to $1365 for the Masters Certificate Program. Equipment ranges from $50 – $2500. Click here for more information.

A: The MKC  Online Makeup Programs & Courses are already up to 80% off the in-person prices.  At such affordable prices we do not offer financial aid for the online lessons.

A: Yes all programs & courses are purchased up front with a 24 hour cancellation policy.

A: Yes, you can live anywhere in the world that allows access to United States websites.

A: The MKC Online Programs & Courses include many career tools that will help you to start and grow your business. Since you will be a freelance makeup artist, MKC can not guarantee a job after you graduate, however many of our alumni have amazing careers. 

Click here to view some of our alumni portfolios.

A: Since the entire program is taken online, the MKC Online program is available to makeup artists of all ages.  The only requirements are that you have a computer or tablet (or mobile device) with good internet access.

A: All of the MKC Online Curriculum is approved by Margaret Kimura.  Margaret also performs the video demonstrations for both MKC Online Programs and all 4 MKC Online Courses.

A: At this time all payments are processed through Paypal processing.  However you do not have to have a Paypal account to enroll in an MKC Online Program or Course.    When you checkout Paypal will give you the option to continue with your Paypal account or use just a credit card.

A: When you enroll in a MKC Online Program or Course you are enrolled for 1 full year.  If you need more time after your expiration please contact us and we will consider adding more time.

About

MKC Academy was founded in 2001 by world renown Makeup Artist & Author Margaret Kimura. Margaret believes being a teacher is being a mentor and every student receives Margaret’s personal attention.

This institution meets the minimum standards for integrity, financial stability, and educational quality, including the offering of bona fide instruction by qualified faculty, during, and at the end of its programs.