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
For some people, their professional life is just a job and nothing more. For others, they want their career to have meaning. They want to make a real difference in peoples’ lives and help see them through difficult times. If … Continue reading Why Study Mortuary Science?
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?
The death of a loved one is both heartbreaking and tragic. It is also quite complicated for surviving family members, who must now coordinate the funeral services. They must make announcements, schedule services, and ensure their loved one’s wishes are … Continue reading What Does a Mortician or Funeral Director Do?
Mortuary science, commonly referred to as funeral services, is a unique and highly-rewarding career path. Funeral service workers have the opportunity to make an incredible impact in the lives of grieving families, providing counseling, empathy, and planning services when they … Continue reading Funeral Director and Mortician Job Outlooks in Connecticut
There are many questions — and often, some level of skepticism — around the field of mortuary science. Like countless people out there, you may know mortuary science in its most literal terms: the study of the deceased. What you … Continue reading What is Mortuary Science Really Like?
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
Morticians, often referred to as funeral directors or undertakers, assist families of the deceased by coordinating the details of a funeral. While it can be emotionally taxing at times, a mortician does some of the most rewarding work a person … Continue reading 7 Signs a Mortician Degree (and Career) is Right for You
Planning a funeral involves a lot of detail – organizing transportation, filing legal documents, selecting religious officials and rituals, the list goes on. All the while, families arranging these end-of-life services are filled with grief and emotion. They need someone … Continue reading Funeral Service Education Requirements in Connecticut
Morticians, more commonly referred to as funeral directors, play a vital role in people’s lives and in how we honor life as a whole. They support families who are grieving the death of a loved one, arrange funeral services for … Continue reading Connecticut Funeral Director and Mortician Salary Information
There are all kinds of jobs out there, but few can offer the rewarding work that comes to a funeral service director. Funeral service is a field that is certainly out of the ordinary, but much more fulfilling than you … Continue reading 8 Reasons to Pursue a Funeral Service Degree
A funeral director oversees details regarding the memorial services for those who have passed away. In working closely with the deceased’s loved ones, the funeral director ensures that the service meets the needs and wishes of all who are closely … Continue reading How to Become a Funeral Director in Connecticut
Mortuary science is an incredibly rewarding career path that allows you to honor life like no other. Whether you are looking to become a funeral director, mortician, embalmer, or even a consultant, your job will mean making a difference in … Continue reading Mortuary Science Schools Q&A
If the idea of helping others through emotional times has always piqued your interest, a career in funeral service may be your calling. Funeral service professionals work with the bereaved, helping families and loved ones prepare memorial services, express their … Continue reading How to Choose a Funeral Director School
As the nation’s baby boomer population ages, the annual death rate across the United States is expected to rise, reports the U.S. Census Bureau. This means the demand for funeral service professionals – including morticians – is rising at record-rates. … Continue reading How to Become a Mortician in Connecticut