Field of Study: Funeral Service and Mortuary Science
Funeral service and mortuary science programs prepare people to work as funeral directors or morticians.
These programs include topics such as:
- Mortuary science
- Grief counseling
- Funeral home management
- Funeral service law
Many community colleges offer associate degree programs in funeral service and mortuary science. An associate degree program usually takes two years of full-time study.
A few colleges and universities offer a bachelor's degree in funeral service and mortuary science. A bachelor's degree usually takes four years of full-time study to complete.