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The Program

Humber's two-year accelerated Cosmetic Management diploma teaches the students the fundamentals of retailing, merchandising, marketing and the sales of cosmetics as well as practical cosmetic application.

The cosmetics industry plays a major role in helping people feel and achieve their best, and the industry is growing as more men develop interests in those goals. Whether you choose to work behind the counter or behind the scenes, this program will give you technical and management tools to help others: from brainstorming new ideas for product launches and advising clients on the right choices to applying professional make-up.

About the Curriculum

Students benefit from over 450 hours of practical experience including cosmetic application. You'll learn the fundamentals of the cosmetics industry.

Specialized Courses

  • Retailing
  • Merchandising
  • Sales and marketing
  • Film and television makeup
  • Creative cosmetic application

You'll Experience

  • Being guided by industry professionals
  • Weekly training in fragrance and colour analysis, special effects for film and television
  • Creating a portfolio using software


Laying the Foundation

Business is booming, and the industry needs talented and well rounded graduates like you to lead the industry into the future. Reward yourself for your hard work in and out of school with a rewarding career in the always evolving world of business.

With a Humber diploma in Cosmetic Management you are well placed to pursue a rewarding career in a wide range of positions in a variety of organizations throughout the cosmetics industry.

Possible Career Titles

  • Allocation Specialist
  • Marketer specializing in cosmetics
  • Cosmetic Retail Coordinator
  • Cosmetic Counter Sales Manager
  • Coordinator Beauty Boutique
  • Skincare Product Trainer
  • Beauty Advisor

Potential Employers

  • HBC
  • Shoppers Drug Mart
  • Revlon
  • Sephora
  • Aveda
  • Cosmetic Business Development Leader