At Mandalyn Academy, you will learn in an environment that is friendly and professional. Our program will prepare you to become an expert and have an edge as a professional in the Cosmetology, Barbering, Esthetics, Nails and Beauty industry. Your education and success are our priority.

We are currently NOT ENROLLING in our Cosmetology program

Until we begin enrolling again, we recommend you call:

  • American Fork/Pleasant Grove area – Evans Hairstyling College
  • Provo/Orem area – Renassaince Academy or Taylor Andrews
  • Draper/Murray area – Cameo College of Beauty or Collectiv Academie

Why Choose Mandalyn Academy?

We provide you the tools for success. Our experienced and passionate instructors work together to teach with patience and with each student’s best interest and success in mind. With an environment that is friendly, positive and professional, you will develop confidence in yourself and in your skills. You will be inspired to think “beyond the chair” and to pursue your own success. We are dedicated to providing the resources for our student’s development and success, and our students provide the desire and passion to succeed.


Tuition & Fees (2019) – Ask about Enrollment Specials

  • Tuition: $14,000.00
  • Application: $50.00
  • Registration: $100.00
  • Student Supplies & Books Kit (tax included): $2,000.00

Books of Reference:

  • Salon Fundamentals Cosmetology
    • ISBN 978-1-937964-81-8
  • Salon Fundamentals Study Guide
    • ISBN 978-1-937964-82-5
  • Salon Fundamentals Exam Prep
    • ISBN 978-1-1937964-83-2

Approximate Retail cost $190.00 (bundle of all required books)

In order to academically succeed there are specific books and supplies that are required for each course of enrollment and are included in the Mandalyn Academy supplies and books kit. A student may choose to opt out and to obtain or purchase the required books and supplies on there own but must meet school requirements and notify the school at the time of enrollment.

Program Hours: 1600


Day Schedule Options: hours available Tuesday – Saturday between 9am – 5pm
34 Hours/week – Course Completion time: approximately 48 weeks / 11.5 months

30 Hours/week – Course Completion time: approximately 54 weeks / 13 months

26 Hours/weekCourse Completion time: approximately 62 weeks / 14.5 months

20 Hours/week – Course Completion time: approximately 81 weeks / 19 months

Night Schedule

20 Hours/week – Course Completion time: approximately 81 weeks / 19 months

Saturdays are to be scheduled weekly or for every other week.

What Will I Learn?

In order to help students learn on a rising scale, the course is broken into levels, beginning with Orientation. Each level has been developed to help build student skills and confidence before moving on to more advanced theory and practical training. Students begin hands-on learning immediately and start building their own clientele right out of orientation.

Cosmetology / Barber Course Outline

  • New Student Program Introduction
  • History of Cosmetology/Barbering
  • Industry & Career Opportunities
  • Diseases of the Hair and Scalp
  • Properties of the hair, skin, scalp
  • Science of Cosmetology/Barbering
  • Physiology of the Human Body
  • Basic Haircare Products
  • Advanced Haircare Products
  • Product Ingredients
  • Personal, Client & Salon/Spa Safety
  • Sanitation & Disinfection
  • Health Risks to the Cosmetologist
  • First Aid & CPR
  • Analysis of the Hair
  • Implements, Tools, & Equipment
  • Electrical & Mechanical Devices
  • General Anatomy
  • Chemistry for Cosmetology
  • Hand Dexterity
  • Basic Hair Styling
  • Hair Coloring
  • Chemical Relaxing
  • Thermal Hair Straightening
  • Permanent Waving
  • Wet and Thermal Styling
  • Basic Hair Cutting
  • Scissor cutting
  • Razor Cutting
  • Clipper Variations
  • Shaving / Mustache & Beard Design
  • Draping
  • Introduction to Hair Extensions
  • Introduction to Braiding
  • Basic Waxing
  • History of Esthetics & Nails
  • Basic Facials
  • Methods of Facial Massage
  • Basic Skin Typing and Analysis
  • Basic Chemical & Natural Exfoliation
  • Pre & Post Exfoliation Consulting
  • Aroma Therapy
  • Ingredients & Chemistry of Cosmetics
  • Eye Lash Extensions (certification)
  • Strip Lash Application
  • Lash & Brow Tinting
  • Brow Waxing & Shaping
  • Natural Manicuring
  • Natural Pedicuring
  • Gelish Nails
  • Introduction to Nail Wraps & Tips
  • Introduction to Nail Acrylic Nails
  • Introduction to Nail Art
  • Makeup Application
  • Introduction to Permanent Cosmetics
  • Business & Salon Management
  • Creating a Business Plan
  • Resumes and Interviewing
  • Professionalism & Leadership
  • Developing Clientele
  • Professional ethics & advertising
  • Social Media advertising
  • Regulatory Agencies / Rules & Laws
  • Student Salon Floor
  • State Board Exam Practice & Review
  • Graduation preparation
  • State Board Test scheduling
  • Elective Topics

State Board Exam Kits

Mandalyn Academy is known for having the very best State board exam kits, which has helped our students maintain very high passing rates. Though renting a Mandalyn Academy exam kit is not required, as part of graduation preparation each student is prepped and practices using the exam kit until they feel completely comfortable and ready to take the state board practical exam. Our kit rentals are available to Mandalyn Academy students only.

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