Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General

A program that generally prepares individuals for careers in the funeral service industry and for licensure as funeral service directors or morticians. Includes instruction in the basic elements of mortuary science and the business, counseling, and operational aspects of funeral service.

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Miami Dade College is a public institution with eight campuses based around Miami featuring the largest undergraduate enrollment of any college in the United States. MDC confers bachelor’s degrees in 14 academic fields of study and is home to 79...

“…Miami Dade College is a great institution. The instructors are understanding and willing to help their students. It gives students an opportunity to learn and allows for many options for students. ” – Juancarlos from Miami, FL

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Founded in 1869, Southern Illinois University in Carbondale is a public flagship university and the oldest university in the SIU system. SIU is home to ten colleges and schools conferring undergraduate degrees as well as an Honors Program. For...

“…The physical functionality of the school has its ups and downs. Though there are some students here with non-academic goals, there are just as many dedicated, aspiring professionals. The teaching and administration, and the opportunities offered are...” – Ashaun from Carbondale, IL

St John's University-New York

St. John’s University is a private Catholic university in New York City, in the neighborhood of Queens. The urban, 102-acre campus offers more than 100 degree programs at the associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels within six schools and...

“…St.Johns University is an outstanding college not only because of academics but because of the valued help students recieve on a daily basis. Faculty and staff are there 100% of the way to ensure that we are confident in our studies and aspirations....” – Janique from Homestead, FL

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

With campuses three miles apart, the University of Minnesota Twin Cities is the flagship campus with locations in Minneapolis and St. Paul. Minnesota confers bachelor’s degrees in more than 150 academic majors and minors. In addition, the U of M is...

“…The U of M has exceptional opportunities for those undergraduates who want to pursue research. The campus has a very diverse population with students coming from all over the world. The classes are difficult, but numerous sources of help are...” – Staci from MN

Gannon University

Founded by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Erie, Gannon University is a 4-year Catholic liberal arts college in northwest Pennsylvania and one of 11 Diocesan universities in the United States. Gannon grants bachelor’s degrees in 64 academic fields of...

“…It is a good student atmosphere. The professors are open and understanding and have a vast knowledge base. This is the best choice I could have made for my major, occupational therapy.” – Sarah from Imperial, PA

Mesa Community College is a public institution with an open admissions policy based in Mesa, Arizona, conferring associate and professional certifications. The school operates two campuses, Red Mountain as well as the Southern and Dobson location....

“…mcc is a great place to go to school either to get ready to go to a 4 year university or to get ready for a new career. the classes are really affordable. the campus is really navigable.” – Alexandra from Tempe, AZ

San Antonio College

San Antonio College is the oldest 2-year community college in Texas and part of the Alamo Colleges District. SAC offers professional certifications and associate degree programs. It is a designated National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber...

“…san antonio college is a perfect starter school for those frugal people. its the most education for your buck. its affordable and the teachers are pretty awesome. ” – Brianna from Selma, TX

University of Central Oklahoma

The University of Central Oklahoma is a 4-year public school in the Oklahoma City metro area and one of the oldest universities in the southwest United States. UCO oversees six colleges granting bachelor’s degrees in 121 areas of study and operates...

“…The University of Central Oklahoma is very beautiful inside and out. Campus is well kept, teachers are nice, and the education is top notch. I would recommend this school to anyone trying to further their education. 10 out of 10! ” – Justin from Edmond, OK

American River College

Founded as a training center for civilian soldiers in World War II, American River College is a 2-year community college in California’s state capital of Sacramento. ARC confers associate degrees and certificates in over 80 academic fields of study....

“…American River College is a diverse place of higher learning and networking. Faculty strive for you to succeed in spite of budget cuts to education that our state is currently facing. Student life also has wonderful opportunities for students to get...” – NaKisha from Antelope, CA

St Petersburg College

St. Petersburg College is a public institution that operates multiple small campuses around Pinellas County, Florida. SPC is part of the Florida College System and is recognized as a state college. Popular majors include medical records technician,...

“…St. Petersburg College cares about assisting their students in many ways to achieve their graduating goals. Teachers are realistic and teach appropriately without prejudice. Advisors lead the students in the direction they need to go to reach their...” – Tammy from Pinellas Park, FL

Salt Lake Community College

Salt Lake Community College is a 2-year public institution offering associate degree programs and professional certifications. It has an open admissions policy and is the largest community college in the state of Utah. SLCC has several transfer...

“…Salt Lake Community College has been a great school. The classes are small and the instructors and faculty are kind and helpful. I also really like the school's technical programs.” – Jacob from Clearfield, UT

Nassau Community College is a two-year public institution situated in East Garden, New York. It is the largest community college campus in the state and has an open admissions policy. Popular fields of study include nursing, fashion and apparel...

“…Nassau Community has knowledgeable and qualified professors. Nassau Community has cheap and affordable tuition. Nassau Community is one of the top five best colleges in New York State.” – Brianna from Merrick, NY

Point Park University

Originally founded as a business training college, Point Park University is a 4-year liberal arts college and the only university in downtown Pittsburgh. Point Park is home to five colleges and schools offering bachelor’s degrees in over 70 academic...

“…It's much different than a typical campus because it is right in downtown Pittsburgh, so it is a much different experience than campus life at a typical campus college. The class sizes are small and it makes it much easier to communicate with your...” – Danielle from New Kensington, PA

Cypress College

Cypress College is a public two-year institution offering professional certifications and associate degrees. It is based in Cypress, California and is part of the California Community College System. Cypress College has an open admissions policy....

“…Professors are friendly, well-read, and always willing to helping out their students. The sprawling campus is very welcoming to biking, skateboarding, and anything else with wheels. Parking is always available and the nursing program is top-notch. ” – Roxanne from La Habra, CA

Amarillo College

Amarillo College is a two-year public institution based in Amarillo, Texas. The school has an open admissions policy and confers both professional certifications and associate degrees. AC is home to a STEM Research Center which houses several...

“…Amarillo College is a wonderful Community College The advisor and Faculty are always willing to help in anyway and theirs doors always open to the students.” – Kathryn from Amarillo, TX

Vincennes University

With campus overlooking the Wabash River, Vincennes University is a 4-year public school in southwest Indiana. The first public college founded in the state, VU operates four campuses around Indiana and confers bachelor’s degrees in 18 academic...

“…They are a great school, with one on one teacher assistance. I love it being local and to have classes that work around my busy life. The smaller classes make it easier to interact with the professor and other students. All questions I have had, were...” – Tina from Holland, IN

Mount Ida College

This college is closed as of May 2018. 

“…I love going to Mount Ida. It is such a small campus that everyone cares about each other. I would definitely recommend Mount Ida to all prospective students!” – Kayla from Billerica, MA

Tidewater Community College is a public, 2-year institution located in the state of Virginia. The college maintains four campuses and a number of centers throughout the region in Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Virginia Beach, and Suffolk. Academics...

“…tidewater community college is not respected by many high school seniors when they are applying for colleges and universities and i admit that one of those students was me. i am currently a student at tcc and i feel ashamed of the thoughts i had...” – Habibata from Virginia Beach, VA

Minot State University

Minot State University is a public institution located in Minot, North Dakota. Minot State is home to three colleges, of Business, of Education & Health Sciences, and of Arts & Sciences. On top of the wide variety of majors and minors provided on...

“…although you wouldn't guess it by school size and location, minot state university is a fantastic place to study. you can find great professors who have gone out into the world to work in their field and, one day, decided they'd rather settle down...” – Megan from Rapid City, SD

Florida State College at Jacksonville

Florida State College at Jacksonville is a public institution and part of the Florida College system. FSCJ is a military-friendly school. FSCJ operates four campuses throughout Jacksonville and several academic centers, including the Cecil Center...

“…they are really on you on what to do and how to do it. the key is to stay consistent and pay attention. review your notes and don't slack off.” – Pete from Jacksonville, FL

Chandler-Gilbert Community College is a public, 2-year institution located in the state of Arizona. Along with its main campus in Chandler, the college also maintains satellite locations in Mesa, Sun Lakes, and Queen Creek. The Student Life at CGCC...

“…Chandler Gilbert Community College is an extremely well-rounded school. They offer dozens of programs to fit every students educational and individual needs. CGCC is committed to providing the best experience for each student with highly-qualified...” – Kayla from Mesa, AZ

East Mississippi Community College

East Mississippi Community College is a 2-year degree program and public institution based in rural Scooba, MS. The college offers associate degree programs and 1-2 year technical certification programs. Admissions are open and nontraditional...

“…Wonderful learning experience, small classes. and very afforadable for our area” – cindy from starkville, MS

Chadron State College

Founded in 1911, Chadron State College is a 4-year public school in the northwestern Nebraska panhandle and part of the Nebraska State College System. Chadron State confers undergraduate degrees in 52 academic programs. For fans of architectural...

“…It's a cute, little four-year college located in a quiet town in the panhandle of Nebraska. It has lots to do and fun experiences available to those who are willing to seek to do so. ” – Mandy

Mt Hood Community College is a public, 2-year institution located primarily in Gresham, Oregon, with a satellite location in Portland. The campus features a wide variety of facilities for students to visit, such as the Visual Arts Center Gallery, the...

“…Mt. Hood is an amazing college. Not just offering college courses but also helping high school students to get their GED if needed. Definitely a high choice in my top community colleges!” – DaShawntae from Portland, OR

Arapahoe Community College is a public, 2-year institution established in Littleton, Colorado, with satellite campuses located in Parker and Castle Rock. ACC offers more than 100 associate degree and certificate programs, as well as a variety of...

“…Arapahoe Community College has an amazing staff who are extremely helpful in every which way. The Teachers here are one of the best I've ever seen. They know their subjects and have a terrific way of installing that knowledge into their students.” – Katherine from Aurora, CO

Ivy Tech Community College

Ivy Tech Community College is a 2-year community college with over 40 locations throughout the state of Indiana. It is the largest public higher education institution in the state and the largest statewide community college system in the United...

“…Class A for accredations of college, Outstanding teaching reference, overall inprovement of the newest foundation added to accomadate the school.” – Breanne from Indianapolis, IN

Jefferson State Community College

Jefferson State Community College is a 2-year community college in Birmingham serving a four-county area. With four campuses, JSCC confers associate degrees in over 120 academic fields of study and is home to 33 vocational programs. In addition to...

“…Jefferson State Community College is a wonderful college. The campus is very nice and serene which makes the atmosphere enjoyable. The faculty and staff seem to enjoy their jobs and they enjoy helping all of the students.” – Skylar from Fairfield, AL

St. Louis Community College is a public, 2-year institution located primarily in Ferguson, Missouri. Along with its main campus, the school also maintains 11 satellite campuses and centers throughout the St. Louis area. STLCC offers a massive catalog...

“…St.Louis Community College Meramec campus by far is very organized and well connected. The professors are always prepared and on topic, the students care about their assignments and grades. I enjoy the assistance they offer to students for more...” – Kali from St.Louis, MO

Hudson Valley Community College

Hudson Valley Community College is associated with the State University of New York (SUNY). The Troy-based campus features two science centers, a telecommunications center, library learning commons, a health technologies center, a technical building,...

“…This is a great college with with a wide array of majors, opportunities and support network. The teachers are amazing and want the students to learn and succeed! There are always activities going on to participate in and have fun.” – Heide from Saugerties, NY

Delgado Community College is a public, 2-year institution established in New Orleans, Louisiana. DCC offers a number of associate and certificate programs with focuses ranging from Radiation Therapy to Pastry Arts. Students attending classes on...

“…I rate Delgado as a 8. There are flaws with the financial aid department. The academics on the flip side is fantastic.” – Jukarlus from Harvey, LA

Holmes Community College is a public, 2-year institution established primarily in Goodman, Mississippi. Along with the main campus, the college maintains satellite facilities in Kosciusko, Webster, Grenada, and Ridgeland. HCC offers a wide variety of...

“…i have been going to night class, this is the best. i am now taking day class and i love the campus and the instructors they really care about the student. the advisor have an open door policy... it's great” – Robbie from Flora, MS

John Tyler Community College is a public, 2-year institution with campuses located in both Chester and Midlothian, Virginia, and a Nursing Education Center in Richmond. John Tyler offers over 60 associate degree and certificate programs, the majority...

“…John Tyler is a great school, the classes are fun and the teachers are great. The atmosphere at John Tyler is very relaxed. There is always something going on so it's never boring.” – Patricia from Moseley, VA

Mercer County Community College is a 2-year institution with two campuses in the Trenton area offering courses in 75 associate degree programs. Degree-holding students are able to transfer to five 4-year New Jersey colleges and universities through...

“…Mercer County Community College is good school to start off, finishing or continuing your education. Good reason to go to Mercer County Community College because its affordable and they challenge students to go farther. I rated Mercer County...” – Foster from Hamilton, NJ

Northeast Community College is a 2-year institution with four campuses in northeastern Nebraska conferring over 110 degrees and certificates. NCC’s Wind Energy program positions students to work in one of Nebraska’s fastest growing renewable energy...

“…NECC offers a ton of programs for people to choose from. It's great if you don't know what you want to do for sure yet. It's not a waste of money if you change your mind because it's very affordable.” – Amanda from Norfolk, NE

Northwest Mississippi Community College is a public, two-year institution established in the city of Senatobia. Northwest serves a population of over 7,000 students, and offers academic pathways to each of the public, four-year institutions within...

“…Affordable to Most. Love the School and Atmosphere. Great Programs and Teachers.” – Justin from Horn Lake, MS

Fayetteville Technical Community College

Fayetteville Technical Community College is a public, 2-year institution located in the state of North Carolina. Along with its main campus, the college also maintains two additional campuses in Spring Lake and Fort Bragg. FTCC is committed to...

“…FTCC is the only school in the state of North Carolina that offers an associates degree in Funeral Director. I have a wonderful advisor that has been a great help to me but I have to say, the financial aide department has not been near so helpful. So...” – Ronda from Cullowhee, NC

Milwaukee Area Technical College is a public, 2-year institution located in the state of Wisconsin. Along with MATC’s main campus, the college also maintains three satellite locations in Mequon, Oak Creek, and West Allis. MATC’s academics feature a...

“…They have a wonderful faculty that are truly passionate about their fields. They also have a great curriculum, and ease of learning. Sadly, some of the students attending give the school a bad name.” – Brian

Bishop State Community College is a public, historically black institution established in Mobile, Alabama, with satellite locations in Semmes and Theodore. The college offers over 40 Academic and Technical/Workforce Development programs, awarding...

“…I absolutely love Bishop State, they helped me along all the way to get enrolled. They have programs where you can use your high school credits as college credits to be a step ahead. The staff will take the time out there day to talk to you on how...” – Pendarius from Mobile, AL

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is a 2-year institution with an open admissions policy. The main campus located in Perkinston, MS, while several satellite campuses and academic centers operate throughout the state. Mississippi Gulf Coast...

“…This is an awesome school with outstanding ad-visors and professors. I would most definitely recommend this school for individuals seeking a college education. I am older so I like the diversity of the different age groups attending the school.” – Bonnie from Theodore, AL

Luzerne County Community College is a 2-year community college in the Pocono region of eastern Pennsylvania. LCCC confers degrees and certificates in 73 occupational programs and 25 liberal arts/transfer programs. They also host the Schulman Gallery...

“…They are still working on setting things up for classes and financial aid for me. I am going to the brach near by to add another class on Wed.” – Kimberly from Freeland, PA

Piedmont Technical College is a 2-year institution serving the largest area in the South Carolina Technical College System. PTC is home to eight schools offering degree and certificate programs in fields such as Diversified Agriculture and...

“…Piedmont is a wonderful school with instructors that teach like they love it. I've learned so much so far and can say that i love getting up and going to school in the mornings. Overall i haven't had any serious problems with the school staff, most...” – Morgan from Donalds, SC

Kansas City Kansas Community College is a 2-year community college. KCKCC offers degrees and certificates in over 110 areas of study. The college also includes a technical education center and the Pioneer Career Center, which provides continuing...

“…This is the best school so far that I have attended. The teachers are understanding and helpful in any type of situation, and they are all about making sure the students understand what is being taught.” – Christina from Kansas City, KS

Barton Community College is a public, 2-year institution established in Great Bend, Kansas, with satellite campuses in Fort Riley, Fort Leavenworth, and Grandview Plaza.  Barton offers over 70 academic and career programs, nearly half of which are...

“…The Barton County Community College program offered at Fort Riley, Kansas was great. I loved the teachers and the selection of classes offered.” – Lynda from Newport News, VA

Northeast Texas Community College is a 2-year community college just outside the town of Mount Pleasant. As befitting its rural setting, NTCC specializes in its Sustainable Agriculture program, affording students the opportunity to learn about...

“…Northeast Texas Community College is helping me as a college senior to realize my dream to become a nurse.” – Jesi from Pittsburg, TX

Columbus Technical College is a 2-year technical institution serving western Georgia with more than 100 programs of study. Classes at CTC are divided into three academic divisions: Business & General Studies, Professional & Technical Services, and...

“…my time at columbus technical college was free of any major complications. my scheduling never experienced complications nor did i run into any errors with credits or other relevant academic problems. i was able to navigate the school very well both...” – meghan from fortson, ga

CUNY LaGuardia Community College

LaGuardia Community College is a 2-year community college in New York City and a component institution of the City University of New York system. LaGuardia confers associate degrees and certificates in over 60 academic fields of study. In addition,...

“…laguardia community college is student-oriented. it has so many student resources for any issue or need imaginable. the professors are very knowledgeable and passionate about what they teach.” – Doris from South Richmond Hill, NY

Ogeechee Technical College is a 2-year technical school in eastern Georgia with academic programs in 36 departments. OTC offers several degrees and certificates in unique fields such as Funeral Service Education and Fish & Wildlife Management. All...

“…love this school the did everything in their abilities to get me in here. my loans would not go through but thankfully they kept trying untill they reached the problems , and then my classes were paid . im so thankful for the faculty in this school...” – Felecia from Statesboro, GA

The Community College of Baltimore County is a 2-year institution with three full-service campuses, three education centers, and with several courses housed in Baltimore County public schools. This accessibility extends to 20 totally online degree...

“…so far at ccbc it has been a great experience for me meeting new people from different countries and cultures. i like this school i'm glad i attend this school because of the class size is small and more easier to learn from the professor's. also,...” – Daitoine from Windsor Mill, MD

Gogebic Community College is a 2-year community college with a main campus and extension center in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. GCC confers degrees and certificates in 55 academic fields of study. The college utilizes its northwoods location for...

“…Teachers are very hands on and approachable. Class sizes are small so lots of one on one time with teachers. Houghton campus is new construction and very up to date.” – Taylor from Ontonagon, MI

Northampton Community College is a 2-year community college in eastern Pennsylvania. NCC features 107 programs of study and offers nearly 100 degrees and certificates as well as an Honors Program. Graduates have the opportunity to earn a bachelor’s...

“…Northampton Community College is great Community college. Its academic quality excels in community colleges. Fun, active, a great learning experience! ” – Miguel from Pocono Summit, PA

Featuring a campus nestled in the Ozark Mountains, Arkansas State University in Mountain Home is a 2-year community college in northern Arkansas. ASUMH is home to Schools of Business, Health Sciences, and Arts & Sciences offering 24 degree- and...

“…ASUMH campus is beautiful and fully equipped with an amazing faculty and staff group. I love the criminology department. Our recruiting and student services office is awesome!” – Lea from Gassville, AR

The Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science is an institution training students in funeral service education. CCMS offers bachelor’s and associate degrees in Mortuary Science as well as certificate programs in Mass Fatality Response, Crematory...

“…CCMS is wonderful school to launch your career in funeral service. Classes are taught by professionals with years of experience in funeral service which contributes greatly to the crucial linkage between theory and practice. CCMS also provides lots...” – Codi from Independence, KY

Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College is a 2-year community college with five campus locations. SKCTC offers degrees and certificates in 27 academic fields of study. For students interested in the fine performing arts, the Godbey...

“…Southeast is a nice facility close to home. It is a small campus, easy to get around, and the faculty is very nice. Everyone treats you like a neighbor, because it is so close-knit.” – Angela from Cumberland, KY

Established in 1996, the University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana is a public, 2-year institution with two campuses located in Hempstead and Miller County. UAHT offers nearly 60 diploma, certificate, and associate’s degree programs, including several...

“…Hope Community College is an above average school. The faculty and staff are understanding, caring, helpful, etc. The students that attend this college are welcoming and always offer a helping hand. ” – Brittany

The Dallas Institute of Funeral Service is a mortuary science training academy in east Dallas. The Dallas Institute offers associate degree in Funeral Service and Funeral Director academic programs on campus as well as online. To supplement their...

“…THE ART INSTITUTE OF DALLAS IS CONSIDERED AS THE TOP MOST COLLEGE IN TX.IN MILLIONS OF COLLEGES' DO NOT PREFER TO PAY 500 OR MORE DOLLARS FOR CLASSES AND COLLGE.I WILL RATE THIS UP TO 10 OF 10 AS 100%.” – Lacrecia from Dallas, TX

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...

John A. Gupton College is a 2-year mortuary science institution in Nashville. The college features three academic programs conferring associate of arts and associate of applied science degrees in Funeral Service and a Funeral Director certificate....

“…very awesome school, that helps you explore all options in the field. teachers are very helpful and try all ways possible to help you reach your goal as a funeral director or embalmer. it's an excellent school.” – Kimberly from Nashville, TN

Formed by the merger of two Louisville and Indianapolis-based institutions, the Mid-America College of Funeral Service is a school of mortuary science in southern Indiana. MAC offers an associate degree in Funeral Service as well as three certificate...

Established in 1964, the American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service is a private, 4-year institution located in New York City. AAMI offers a Campus Program and an Online Program, both of which can be enrolled in part-time or full-time...

The Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science is a funeral service training academy with an emphasis on contemporary funeral arrangements. PIMS offers associate degree programs in Specialized Business and Specialized Technology with an emphasis on...