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We accept Paypal, Cash, all major credit cards (Visa, Mastercard, etc.), and cheque with a cheque card for course deposit payments.  Course installment payments can be paid by bank and/or credit union standing order.

The Michael Vincent Academy offers various payment options available to our students.  For more information on our payment process, please contact one of our student representatives  at info@mva.la

MVA has teamed up with numerous financial institutions to provide students with the best rates in student loans.  For further information, please visit our financing page, or contact us at [email protected]

Absolutely!  If you refer a potential student to the Michael Vincent Academy, we offer a $50 discount off purchases from the MVA online cosmetics store.

While the world of hair and makeup is a challenging field to gain employment, you have chosen an academy that provides it’s elite students with a unique opportunity to jump-start their career.

With our advanced program, students are given the opportunity to put their skills to the test on a real photoshoot with Hollywood photographer, Michael Vincent. Their work will be published in magazines such as Maxim, Esquire, Vogue, Cosmo, and many more. In addition, the MVA website serves as a booking agent for our alumni ,and students are given the opportunity to create a professional website through the school as well. MVA students are also encouraged to take our offered business courses for training in promoting their own brand.



Team MVA alumni and what they’re doing now:

Gina-Freelance makeup artist for Britney Spears, Travis Barker, and Nike

Maddison-Employeed by Beauty blender

Ruben-Celebrity Makeup Artist

George-Freelance Professional Barber for NBA Hall of Famers

Julie-Freelance Makeup artist working for various production companies doing commercials, music videos.

Marco-Working as offical barber for T.I.

Fernando-Working with global cuts, and cutting hair for Laker players.

Your career depends on what particular courses and packages you choose to study at the Michael Vincent Academy. Below, please find the different job options one can pursue within the beauty, hair, makeup and digital design industry.

Make-Up Artistry:
Make-Up Artist, Editorial Make-Up Artist, Tanning Artist, Music Video Artist, Theatre Make-Up Artist, TV & Film Make-Up Artist, Body Paint Artist, Prosthetic Artist, Wigs & Facial Hair Artist, Drag Queen Make-Up Artist, Eye Treatment Specialist tinting and threading, Bridal & Fashion Make-Up Artist, Retails Customer Service Representative, Creative Director, Tattoo artist

Hair Styling
Hair Stylist, Music Video Stylist, Commercial stylist, Celebrity Hair Stylist, Bridal & Fashion Hair Stylist, Retails Customer Service Representative, Creative Director

Fashion Wardrobe Design
In-House Design, Free-Lance Consultant, Design Management, Fashion Styling, Photoshoot Wardrobe Design, Fashion Styling, Retail Management and Retail Buying

Our courses run on a full and part-time basis. Daytime courses run between the hours of 9am-5pm and evening classes take place from 6pm-10pm. We also offer weekend classes on Saturdays and Sundays from 9am-5pm.  The duration of courses range from one-day workshops to our 12 week Professional programs.

Michael Vincent Academy
1138 South Broadway Street
Los Angeles CA, 90015

We love visitors! Please come visit the academy and meet with the educators and get a taste of what life is like with the Michael Vincent team!

Yes, students are required to wear all black including their MVA T-shirt.

Yes, we do accept students from all over the world. We also offer housing assistance for our international students during the duration of their courses! For more information please contact us directly at [email protected]

You will find a list of required materials and equipment in each individual course outline. For further details, send a message to [email protected]

Students are assessed daily on their overall progress, abilities to apply themselves, maintaining a positive professional attitude and their ability to maintain high standards of hygiene from their technique to their work station.

The Michael Vincent Academy expects nothing less than 100% from our students. It is a demanding career path, and only the best strive in it. MVA also offers our top students a huge unique opportunity to get their work published with Michael Vincent in major magazines.

The world is experiencing a truly unprecedented series of events that are having a significant impact on the education industry, and we are not immune to its effects. We recognize that you are likely struggling to adjust to this constantly evolving reality; we certainly are experiencing similar challenges.


To alleviate your concerns regarding your current booking with us, we are proactively reaching out to offer you modification options. Whether you are considering changing your class start date for future credit or switching to online classes, we have got you covered. Please email [email protected] , to discuss any of your COVID 19 concerns. From there, you will be able to request eligibility to postpone your class start date, or talk about possible online schooling options. (unfortunately due to COVID19  Michael Vincent Academy is not offering refunds at this point in time).


With the hope that the above will help you be more at ease during this period of uncertainty.

-MVA Management

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