Online Bachelor of Science Degree in Funeral Service Management

The Bachelor of Science degree in Funeral Service Management has course offerings in funeral service-related topics. The bachelor degree would allow ABFSE funeral service associate degree graduates, who have passed both National Board Exams (NBE) or is a licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer, to enroll in the program. Accreditation Statement.

The program is a well-rounded education in topics that directly relate to the profession in which they are employed. The bachelor degree is designed for the working funeral service apprentice or licensee. Students can work full-time in the funeral service profession. This degree is accomplished 100% online. The course work includes nine (9) funeral service courses and nine (9) open electives that may be used to complete the 180 required credit hours. The program can take up to a year pending the transfer credit evaluation. Mid-America College of Funeral Service is accredited by the ABSFE.

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I. Funeral Core Content Courses

The core course content is designed to provide an enhanced understanding of key topics within the funeral service profession. The courses provide content that will be desirable to for a Funeral Director. The core courses consist of 44 credit hours, the 9 upper level courses pertain to the Funeral Service Profession as a Funeral Director. The courses listed below are required to be complete as a requirement towards the Bachelor of Science in Funeral Service Management (BFSM).

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Semester Hours Quarter Hours
spacerBFS 310 spacerThanatology 3.33 5
spacerBFS 320 spacerExperiencing World Religion 3.33  5
spacerBFS 330 spacerIntercultural Appreciation for Funeral Service 3.33  5
spacerBFS 340 spacerWorkplace Communications 3.33  5
spacerBFS 350 spacerHospitality and Event Planning for Funeral Service 2.67  4
spacerBFS 360 spacerEntrepreneurship 3.33  5
spacerBFS 370 spacerMarketing Funeral Service 3.33  5
spacerBFS 380 spacerFundamentals of Preneed Sales 3.33  5
spacerBFS 390 spacerStress Management 3.33  5
spacerTOTAL 29.33 44

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II. Elective Pool Content  Courses

All courses from the elective pool listed below are considered upper division management/leadership courses to enhance the skills required of a Funeral Director. The elective pool will be used to meet the 180 credits required credits to earn the Bachelor of Science in Funeral Service Management (BFSM). The total number of elective courses will be dependent of the transcript evaluation. The evaluation is conducted before acceptance in to the Bachelor of Science in Funeral Service Management Program.

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spacerCourse
Semester Hours Quarter Hours
spacerFIN 310 spacerOpen Elective
spacerEssentials of Corporate Finance
2.67  4
spacerGBC 310 spacerOpen Elective
spacerChanging Landscapes in Green Funeral Service
2.67 4
spacerHRM 310 spacerOpen Elective
spacerHuman Relations
2.67  4
spacerHRM 320 spacerOpen Elective
spacerHuman Resource Management
2.67  4
spacerMGT 410 spacerOpen Elective
spacerApplying Leadership Principles
2.67  4
spacerMGT 420 spacerOpen Elective
spacerChoosing Success
2.67  4
spacerMGT 430 spacerOpen Elective
spacerConflict Management and Negotiation
2.67  4
spacerMGT 440 spacerOpen Elective
spacerLife-Span Development
2.67  4
spacerMGT 450 spacerOpen Elective
spacerOrganizational Behavior
2.67  4
spacerMGT 460 spacerOpen Elective
spacerInterpersonal Conflict
2.67  4
  spacerTOTAL 26.67 40
  spacerMinimum Credits Required for Completion
120.33
180

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Mid-America College of Funeral Service is not regionally accredited and that may limit the transfer of credits to another institution. All transfer credits are dependent on the receiving institution.