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Accreditation

The Associate in Science in Funeral Service Education program at Miami Dade College is accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE), 992 Mantua Pike, Suite 108, Woodbury Heights, NJ 08097, (816) 233-3747. Web: www.abfse.org.

National Board Examinations pass rates, graduation rates and employment rates for this and other ABFSE-accredited programs are available at www.abfse.org.

To request a printed copy of this program's scores and rates, go to the Funeral Service Education Building, Room 3142 or e-mail jfinocch@mdc.edu, or by telephone 305-237-1244.

The Funeral Service Education Program requires that students must attempt both sections of the International Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards for successful completion of the degree.

Program Information

Year Total Enrolled # of New Students # of Grads Timely Grad * Graduation Rate Did not Finish ** Overall % Employed Employed in FS
2015 348 69 37 32/37 65% 2 96% 54%
2014 351 77 18 12/18 30% 54 79% 61%

National Board Statistics

3 Year Average # Pass Art % Pass Sciences
2015-2013 76% 82%
2014-2012 83% 86%
Most Recent # Takers # passed
2015 Arts 33 23
2015 Sciences 29 23