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Mortuary Science

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Phone: 516.572.7277
Location: 357 East Road
Chairperson: Michael Mastellone

This program includes extensive work in the areas of biological science, business and social science, as well as instruction within the major area of funeral service. Candidates for licensure must take the National Board Examination sponsored by the International Conference of Funeral Service Examining Board. After successfully passing the National Test, graduates may intern for a period of one year as a Registered Resident prior to receiving the Funeral Director License.

The Mortuary Science degree program at Nassau Community College is accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE), 992 Mantua Pike, Suite 108 Woodbury Heights, NJ 08097 (816.233.3747) Email: exdir@abfse.org Registration with the N.Y.S. Bureau of Funeral Directing is required before matriculation status is granted. Students must supply their own transportation to off-campus assignments.

National Board Examination scores, graduation rates, and employment rates for this and other ABFSE-accredited programs are available on the ABFSE website.

Programs Of Study

Mortuary Science (A.A.S.)


Course Descriptions

Mortuary Science (MSC)

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