By Lauren Gee, LFSP, CCSP, CCO, Funeral Service graduate Growing up, my family and I lived above a funeral home that my father owned and operated, yet my contact with death was surprisingly limited. My mother and father purposefully shielded … Continue reading Lauren’s Story: A Funeral Service Career that Came Calling
Are you considering a degree in mortuary science? If you are looking for a unique, out-of-the-ordinary career that involves helping others, you may be perfect for this field. The role of a funeral director can be intimidating to those unfamiliar … Continue reading Mortuary Science Degree Requirements: What is Needed for this Career?
Honoring our Shared Humanity: Careers in Funeral Service Part One, Faculty Funeral service is a unique career choice that unites the sciences, the arts, and a deep understanding of human nature. It takes a special type of person to succeed … Continue reading Honoring our Shared Humanity: Careers in Funeral Service Part One, Faculty
A Profound Career Providing Peace: How Dakota T. Mullen studied the Funeral Service industry, and mastered the language of loss Dakota T. Mullen is a people person. A seamless blend of social and sympathetic, an extrovert with empathy, and a … Continue reading A Profound Career Providing Peace
A funeral service director, often known as a mortician or undertaker, is responsible for planning and overseeing the details of a person’s memorial services (funerals, burials, wakes, cremations) after death. However, there is a lot more to this career than … Continue reading What to Look for in a Mortuary Science Program