Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Explain the importance of funeral service professionals in developing relationships with the families and communities they serve.
  2. Identify standards of ethical conduct in funeral service practice.
  3. Interpret how federal, state, and local laws apply to funeral service in order to ensure compliance.
  4. Apply principals of public health and safety in the handling and preparation of human remains.
  5. Demonstrate technical skills in embalming and restorative art that are necessary for the preparation and handling of human remains.
  6. Demonstrate skills required for conducting arrangements, conferences, visitations, services, and ceremonies.
  7. Describe the requirements and procedures for burial, cremation, and other accepted forms of final disposition of human remains.
  8. Describe methods to address the grief-related needs of the bereaved.
  9. Explain management skills associated with operating a funeral establishment.
  10. Demonstrate verbal and written communication skills and research skills needed for funeral service practice.

National Board Examination pass rates, graduation rates, and employment rates for this and other ABFSE - accredited programs are available at www.abfse.org . To request a printed copy of this program’s rates go to the Mortuary Science office, RM 3630 Flint Building, email mortuaryscience@kckcc.edu or call 913-288-7607.

Program Information Data

Year

Total Enroll

# of New Students

# of Grads

Timely Grad

Graduation Rate

Did not finish

Overall % Employed

Employed in FS

2020

36

16

23

23/23

89%

3

73%

70%

2019

38

26

18

18/18

100%

0

89%

89%

2018

40

20

26

21/26

93%

1

96%

88%

National Board Statistics

National Board Examination pass rates, graduation rates, and employment rates for this and other ABFSE - accredited programs are available at www.abfse.org . To request a printed copy of this program’s rates go to the Mortuary Science office, RM 3630 Flint Building, email mortuaryscience@kckcc.edu or call 913-288-7607.

Year

Total Enroll

# of New Students

# of Grads

Timely Grad

Graduation Rate

Did not finish

Overall % Employed

Employed in FS

2020

36

16

23

23/23

89%

3

73%

70%

2019

38

26

18

18/18

100%

0

89%

89%

2018

40

20

26

21/26

93%

1

96%

88%

Most Recent

% Passed

National average

2020 Arts

59%

73%

2020 Sciences

59%

64%

Accreditation

The Mortuary Science Degree program at Kansas City Kansas Community College is accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE) 992 Mantua Pike, Suite 108, Woodbury Heights, New Jersey 08097 |  816-233-3747 |  www.abfse.org.

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