About Mandalyn Academy


Mandalyn Academy launched in 2001 when Mandalyn Freeland realized the possibility of creating an exceptional Master Esthetics Program for those who want a successful career in the spa and beauty industry. In 2006, Diane Bitaraf joined forces with Mandalyn and they began building on the core values of the company and identifying how they could ensure that their students receive a high-quality education, customer service, and become experts in the industry. Mandalyn and Diane noticed what had been done during their own beauty school experiences and that of other schools around the country, but they also noticed what wasn’t being done. They committed to creating a structured, yet positive and fun atmosphere where students can become confident and successful professionals.

Mandalyn and Diane find joy and satisfaction in helping their students transform their lives for good through education, confidence, and success. With their own education and industry experience, they are personally involved and committed to the success of EACH student who attends their academy. As mothers and women in business, they both understand the importance of finding a balance in family, work, education, and personal time. Helping others who are looking to improve and transform their own lives for good is very important to them. Their student’s success is their priority.

Mandalyn and Diane stay involved in Utah Beauty School Owners Association and participate in legislation, state board meetings, state exam editing, workshops, continuing education, and other associations which keep them updated and trained in what is new in the industry, and then pass it on to their students.

Our Mission

The mission of Mandalyn Academy is to assist in the transformation of lives, by preparing committed individuals to be successful professionals in the Cosmetology and Esthetics industries.

Academy Integrity

Mandalyn Academy is nationally accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences, Inc. (NACCAS), and complies with the laws and rules of the state of Utah and the Department of Education. By carrying out our educational activities and training in an ethical and responsible manner we feel confident that we foster high standards of education and can help our students and graduates succeed.

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