How to Select a Funeral Directing School
Funeral directors advise family members on the details of funerals and memorial services, often handling logistical issues such as setting dates and times, greeting mourners and organizing funeral processions.
Consider the following also when looking for funeral directing schools:
- Prospective students must first consider whether they wish to pursue a 2- or 4-year degree in a mortuary science program, the typical degree earned by funeral directors.
- They should choose a program that prepares them for the licensing exam offered by the state in which they intend to work.
- Prospective funeral directors enrolled in a mortuary science program should look at school programs that emphasize not only the preparation elements of the field, such as embalming, restorative arts and chemistry, but also the psychological, legal and business aspects of funeral services.
10 Schools with Funeral Directing Programs
|Miami Dade College||4-year, Public|
|University of Minnesota - Twin Cities||4-year, Public|
|American River College||2-year, Public|
|St. Petersburg College||4-year, Public|
|Tidewater Community College||2-year, Public|
|Florida Community College at Jacksonville||2-year, Public|
|Mesa Community College||2-year, Public|
|San Antonio College||2-year, Public|
|Nassau Community College||2-year, Public|
|Southern Illinois University Carbondale||4-year, Public|