Funeral Service and Mortuary Science Degree at Cypress College

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Funeral Service and Mortuary Science Degree

The Funeral Service and Mortuary Science area of study in business focused on deceased bodies. More specifically, the service associated with the rituals, rites, and ceremonies to memorialize and honor a person who has died which can be held with or without the presence of the deceased. Get more details below including other California colleges that offer funeral service and mortuary science degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Funeral Service and Mortuary Science Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Cypress College offers an associate's degree program in funeral service and mortuary science.

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male7
Female26

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Black2
Hispanic8
White20
Multiple Races2
Unknown1

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Funeral Service and Mortuary Science program at Cypress College, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Funeral Service Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate the services or resources of funeral homes. Includes activities such as determining prices for services or merchandise and managing the facilities of funeral homes.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, funeral service managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 3.3% from 2014 to 2024

Embalmers

Description

Prepare bodies for interment in conformity with legal requirements.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, embalmers employment is expected to shrink at a rate of -6.1% from 2014 to 2024

Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors

Description

Perform various tasks to arrange and direct funeral services, such as coordinating transportation of body to mortuary, interviewing family or other authorized person to arrange details, selecting pallbearers, aiding with the selection of officials for religious rites, and providing transportation for mourners.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Funeral Service and Mortuary Science Programs in California

Funeral Service and Mortuary Science programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

American River College

Sacramento, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 11 students completed this program

Programs

  • Funeral Service and Mortuary Science (A)

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Contact Information

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Admissions Office

  • Phone: (714) 484-7346

Financial Aid Office

  • Phone: (714) 484-7114

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77%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
25:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$2,095