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Funeral Director meets with clients

Program Overview

The Florida Funeral Director certificate program is intended for individuals who have obtained a prior degree from an accredited institution in any subject and intend to transition into a new career path.

Funeral Directors arrange the details and handle the logistics of funerals, assist the family in establishing the location, date, and time of wakes, memorial services, and burials, and determine whether the body should be buried, entombed, or cremated depending on the family’s cultural and/or religious practices.

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Program Details

This college credit certificate prepares students for the Florida State Board Exam to seek licensure as a Funeral Director. The program is presented in a traditional face-to-face environment providing a high level of instruction for our students. Classes are conveniently offered in both daytime and evening sessions.

The College Credit Certificate in Funeral Service Education is not accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE).

992 Mantua Pike, Suite 108,
Woodbury Heights, NJ 08097
(816) 233-3747

Areas of study in this program include:

  • Funeral Directing
  • Accounting
  • Funeral Home Management
  • Funeral Home Operation
  • Funeral History
  • Cremation

Career Prospects

This program helps to prepare students who are seeking employment in areas such as:

  • Funeral Director
  • Funeral Home Owner

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