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A Career-Focused Mortuary Science School

mortuary science school in CT

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Flexible evening program

Classes are offered in the evening and can be completed in as few as 24 months full time, with part-time class options available.

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Real-world internship experience

Students will experience the daily activities of a funeral home. Exposure to many aspects of funeral services is included, with emphasis on embalming, restorative art, and business management.

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A faculty of industry experts

The Funeral Service program is taught by industry experts, with years of experience working in the field.

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A career honoring life

Our associate degree in Funeral Service will prepare you for a rewarding, stable career in field of mortuary science. We’re looking for individuals just like you, who will ensure that the deceased are laid to rest with the dignity and respect they deserve.

Financing your Funeral Services education

There are many kinds of financial aid available to students in mortuary science school, including grants and scholarships that don’t have to be paid back, student loans that will have to be repaid, and work-study opportunities that provide a regular paycheck.

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Funeral service classes

Our curriculum addresses funeral service processes from the initial death call through to the final disposition of human remains. Classes are held on-campus in the evenings, in both lecture and laboratory settings.

Coursework includes:

FNS 202 Funeral Service Management and Communications
FNS 218 Embalming I and Thanato-Chemistry
PSY 207 Psychosociological and Ethical Issues of Death
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Michelle Thompson

“Goodwin University itself has been a significant experience; I’ve gained a best friend and good lifelong relationships with professors. I want to be licensed in both Connecticut and Massachusetts, and both of my instructors have been informative and helpful towards that goal.”

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A rewarding career

Our Funeral Service program will prepare you to sit for the American Board of Funeral Service Education’s National Board Exams. Upon successful completion of the Arts and Sciences sections of the boards, graduates will continue their experimental learning in a one-year paid apprenticeship. Upon completion, you will then take your state board exam. Once passed, you will be prepared for careers in the industry as:

  • Embalmers
  • Funeral service directors
  • Funeral service practitioners
  • Mortician
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Start classes May 6!