Funeral Services

Associate in Science

Funeral Services

Mortuary science, embalming, restorative art and funeral home operations

The Associate in Science (A.S.) in Funeral Services degree program strives to meet the needs of northern Florida for qualified funeral directors and embalmers by providing a funeral director training program that is supported by the local funeral services community. Students in the funeral services program are trained to be knowledgeable and compliant with federal, state, provincial/territorial and local regulatory guidelines in the state of Florida.

Accreditation

PROGRAM INFORMATION – Florida State College at Jacksonville

Year

Total Enrolled

# of New Students

# of Grads

Timely Grad*

Graduation Rate

Did not finish**

Overall% Employed

Employed in FS

2017

30

12

14

7/16

56%

4

93%

81%

2016

32

26

8

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60%

2

100%

75%

2015

31

10

5

3/5

17%

4

100%

100%

NATIONAL BOARD STATISTICS – Florida State College at Jacksonville

3 Year Average

# Pass Arts

% Pass Sciences

2015 - 2017

77%

83%

2014 – 2016

70%

83%

2013 – 2015

73%

84%

Most Recent

# Takers

# Passed

2017 Arts

3

2

2017 Sciences

3

3

 

The annual passage rate of first-time takers on the National Board Examination (NBE) for the most recent three-year period for this institution and all ABFSE accredited funeral service education programs is posted on the ABFSE website (abfse.org).

National Board Examination pass rates, graduation rates, (beginning in 2015) and employment rates (beginning in 2015) for this and other ABFSE-accredited programs are available at abfse.org. To request a printed copy of this program’s rates: visit the Florida State College at Jacksonville, North Campus, 4501 Capper Rd., Funeral Services Program, Building K, Room 101; email at rdean@fscj.edu, or call (904) 766-6622.

The Funeral Service degree program at Florida State College at Jacksonville 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.


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Program Information

Limited access

Program Code: 2161 

72 Credits

Start TermFall

Deadlines

May 15

Financial Information

Tuition and Fees: Approximately $7,551*
Financial aid is available, if qualified. 

Additional Costs

Uniforms and textbooks

Applications and Forms

Program Fact Sheet  

Academic Degree Plan  

Funeral Services Application Packet  


Contact Information

Phone: (904) 713-4545

*Tuition reflects Florida resident rates and are subject to change. Certain classes that require labs may have additional fees for lab supplies. Additional fees are published in the class schedule