Established in 1963, the Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service is a private, 2-year institution located in Houston, Texas. Commonwealth offers two programs: an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Funeral Service and a Certificate in Funeral Directing. Both programs are available for online learners. Classes at Commonwealth are only offered Monday through Thursday from 8:00 to 1:00. Commonwealth requires a free entrance exam to be completed for enrollment, though students with eligible academic records may opt to waive the exam.