Announcements

ONLINE Bachelor’s DEGREE in Funeral Service Management
now offered at Mid-america College of Funeral Service

JEFFERSONVILLE, IN, DECEMBER 15, 2016 – Mid-America College of Funeral Service, Jeffersonville, Indiana, announces the premiere of a Bachelor of Science in Funeral Service Management, offered entirely online.

Designed to provide a higher level funeral service education, the Bachelor of Science in Funeral Service Management curriculum emphasizes conceptual, analytical, technical, and management skills focused explicitly on funeral service. The program provides students with a b educational foundation preparing them as funeral service management professionals. Bachelor of Science in Funeral Service Management Program | Apply Today! | ConnectingDirectors | Press Release

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Mid-America College of Funeral Service named a Military Friendly College for 2017

“Better for Veterans” Organizations Identified Across the Country

PITTSBURGH (November 10, 2016)—Victory Media, originator of the family of Military Friendly® employment, entrepreneurship and education resources for veterans and their families, announced today its list of 2017 Military Friendly® Employers and 2017 Military Friendly® Schools. Significant technological investment into the evaluation process enhanced the breadth of data evaluated, resulting in 210 Military Friendly® Employers and 1,273 Military Friendly® Schools recognized for their support of the military community. For more than a decade, the Military Friendly® ratings have set the standard for companies and colleges that provide positive employment and education outcomes for veterans and their families.

To read the full press release, select here.

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Welcome Mitch Mitchell

Mitch MitchellMr. Mitchell became President of Mid-America College of Funeral Service on Septemeber 23, 2016.

Mitch has considerable experience in higher education with sixteen years in various roles including Instructor, Administrator, Dean and Academic Dean. He has presented at national conferences on articulation agreements, and published his dissertation "A Stakeholders Approach on Retention: Using Emergenetics in the Classroom".

Mr. Mitchell has perspective from outside academia, having served as an Engineer/Project Manager for both Capstone Engineering and Harshaw Trane. He is a proud military veteran, serving ten years in the United States Army as a Combat Engineer.
 
He has a Doctorate of Philosophy in Strategic Management from Sullivan University. He also holds a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Science in Managing Information Technology from Sullivan University.

“We are extremely pleased to have Mitch Mitchell take the helm at Mid-America College of Funeral Service,” said Dr. Jill Karn, Chief Operating Officer of Pierce Mortuary Colleges. “His diverse and b background of expertise and leadership will further the mission of Mid-America College to provide a contemporary education for those who have chosen funeral service as their life’s work.”

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 IN THE NEWS – PIERCE MORTUARY COLLEGES PARTNERSHIP WITH ICCFA

Through a new partnership, ICCFA will be the exclusive provider of external cremation education to the Pierce Mortuary Colleges at the Dallas Institute of Funeral Service in Dallas, Texas; Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service in Decatur, Georgia; and Mid-America College of Funeral Service in Jeffersonville, Indiana. All seniors will attend the two-day Cremation Arranger and Crematory Operator certification programs before graduating. All students from other colleges and Funeral Directors are welcome to attend! 

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480 SCHOLARSHIPS FOR PMC STUDENTS

In addition to standard courses required for licensure as a funeral director and embalmer, our funeral service program is better preparing our students by providing students at all three Pierce Colleges two certifications: ICCFA Cremation Arranger Certification and the Crematory Operations Certification. This could not have been done without the continued support of our generous donors. More than 480 scholarships were provided this year by Wilbert Funeral Services, Inc. and Implant Recycling for our two ICCFA certifications.

Dallas Institute of Funeral Service would like to thank Wilbert Funeral Services, Inc. and Implant Recycling for being willing to invest in students, cultivate learning, inspire discovery, and help our students have access to a future full of possibilities. #ThankaPMCdonor