The Master Tattoo Institute is widely considered to be one of the best tattoo schools in America.
Our licensed and certified tattoo school provides a clear path to becoming a professional tattoo artist, offering excellent tattoo training and education through courses, seminars, and workshops. The mission for all our students is to have an exceptional learning experience that translates to real-world success as a tattoo artist.
The Master Tattoo Institute is more than just a place to learn basic information about tattooing. We create fellowship among the next generation of tattooers, helping form relationships that last a lifetime.
We want to breathe fresh life into the art and bring new creative energy to the community. More than just a place to learn how to tattoo, we want to create a fellowship among the next generation of tattoo artists.
The tattoo community has an unspoken brotherhood. The Master Tattoo Institute offers those entering this profession a sense of solidarity, mutual respect, and appreciation. Our goal is to see our industry evolve into a welcoming, professional, and peaceful community where artists are free to express themselves and everyone can thrive.
Considering tattoo school versus tattoo apprenticeship? MTI is a tattoo institute built by tattooers with actual shop experience. Our experience makes us stand out not only as the best tattoo school in Florida but one of the best tattoo schools in the United States. The Master Tattoo Institute provides courses on management, operations, systems, and shop best practices. Our two-year program also covers subjects like tattoo design, needle techniques, safety protocols, and everything you need to know about the tattoo world. Students also have access to state-of-the-art facilities, tattoo studios, tattoo equipment, and an extensive library of tattoo designs.
Master Tattoo Institute is continually recognized & awarded for educational and professional excellence, affirming our commitment to the highest standards of achievement in art, body tattooing, and cosmetic tattooing.
Master Tattoo Institute tops the U.S. in schools that educate in areas of body art tattooing, body piercing, and cosmetic tattooing, based on the following factors: curriculum and tattoo theory outline, quality of school facility, tuition cost & payment plans, employment rate, graduation rate, internship opportunities, student body diversity, and art education.
Master Tattoo Institute enrolled over 500 students in 2022 breaking our own single year record in 2021 of 326 enrollments.
At MTI, community means people: from students, to alumni, the faculty, and staff. The institute makes deliberate efforts to recruit and retain the most talented students, educators, and leaders from around the world. At MTI locations and online, the institute will pursue and engage students’ inspiration and imaginations, ensuring a dynamic trajectory into professional life.
Alex Zarfati is the president and founder of Master Tattoo Institute, a school licensed by the Department of Education, certified by the State of Florida, established in 2005. Zarfati also founded and ran a chain of upscale tattoo parlors Salvation Tattoo Lounge (winner of Best Tattoo Shop in Miami for the last eight years) with several locations in the South Florida region.
A true innovator, Alex Zarfati has dedicated more than two decades to serving and leading in the tattoo & piercing industry. Zarfati has guided the institute to unprecedented growth and achievement, from enrollment to graduation, and on to employment. Zarfati is the primary inspiration for MTI’s vision & success, positioning the institute as the preeminent source of knowledge in the field of body art.
Zarfati devotes himself to uplifting young artists to understand the value of great business practice behind great artistic ability. The combination of the two performed at the highest level Zarfati explains is a recipe for domination in our field.
“Our employment rates will be our most valuable message to all students aspiring to become professional tattoo artists.”
This school gave me all the skills I need to become amazing. Can't wait to get back home and tattoo all my friends and family. Thank you so much MTI for all your help.
My experience here at MTI made me have hope that I can finally achieve my lifelong dream of becoming a tattoo artist. I love this company and I plan on working for Salvation Tattoo Lounge when I graduate. Thank you to the entire staff and a special thanks to the Director Alex, you are a dream maker.
Thanks for the wonderful experience learning how to do paramedical tattooing, eyebrows, microblading, and Scalp Micropigmentation. My long awaited dream is coming true.
I come from other country to the best school in the world, I learn tattoo and go home and be number one in my country, thank you MTI very much you’ve changed my life forever
This course was very helpful, all the instructors were helpful and they had patience, I think that was very good. I’m glad I found the school and I thank you MTI.
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