Funeral Services, AAS
This two-year degree prepares students for jobs in funeral services.
Students will learn to develop relationships with families of the deceased and address grief-related needs of bereaved; understand ethical conduct and follow applicable laws; demonstrate technical skills in embalming and restorative arts; understand procedures for burial and cremation; and manage a funeral establishment. This degree is offered at the Chester campus.
Degree Planner (printable PDF)
Degree Requirements and Outcomes
Students interested in studying funeral services must meet all prerequisites and apply to the program.
Funeral Services Application
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Jobs in this field include embalmer, funeral attendant, funeral service manager and funeral director.
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Interim Director, Department of Funeral Services
March 24 – Help Hub and Student Services Hours
Due to a staff meeting and training, on Friday, March 24, several student services offices will be closed, starting at 11:30 a.m. on the Chester Campus and 12:00 p.m. on the Midlothian Campus.
Offices and services that will be closed and unavailable, on both campuses and remotely, include: Help Hub, Financial Aid, Admissions and Records, Business Office, Cashier’s Office, student navigators and advisors, and tech support.