American Board of Funeral Service Education, Committee on Accreditation - (ABFSE)

Funeral service/mortuary science education programs at the associate (or comparable) and baccalaureate levels in the United States. (2012)

Please refer to the USDE website for their Recognized Scope of Accreditation here (https://www2.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html?src=more)

Recognized by

  • Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)
  • U.S. Department of Education (USDE)
Robert C. Smith III
Executive Director

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Suite 108
Woodbury Heights, NJ 08097
United States

The institutions (programs) listed here have been accredited as of July 2019, as reported by the accrediting organization. As information about institutions (programs) that have obtained or lost their accreditation subsequent to this date has become available and verified, these institutions (programs) have been added or deleted.

CHEA Profile Accredited Program City State / Territory / Province
American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service Funeral Services New York NY
Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science Funeral Services Cincinnati OH
Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service Funeral Services Houston TX
Dallas Institute of Funeral Service Funeral Services Dallas TX
FINE Mortuary College, LLC Funeral Services Norwood MA
Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service Funeral Services Decatur GA
John A. Gupton College Funeral Services Nashville TN
Mid-America College of Funeral Service Funeral Services Jeffersonville In
Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science Funeral Services Pittsburgh PA
Worsham College of Mortuary Science Funeral Services Wheeling IL
CHEA Profile Accredited Program City State / Territory / Province
Amarillo College Funeral Services Amarillo TX
American River College Funeral Services Sacramento CA
Arapahoe Community College Funeral Services Littleton CO
Arkansas State University Mountain Home Funeral Services Mountain Home AR
Carl Sandburg College Funeral Services Galesburg IL
Maricopa Community Colleges-Chandler-Gilbert Community College Funeral Services Mesa AZ
Community College of Baltimore County Funeral Services Catonsville MD
University of the District of Columbia Funeral Services ** Washington DC
Cypress College Funeral Services Cypress CA
Delgado Community College Funeral Services New Orleans LA
Des Moines Area Community College Funeral Services Ankeny IA
East Mississippi Community College Funeral Services Scooba MS
Eastwick College Funeral Services Hackensack NJ
Fayetteville Technical Community College Funeral Services Fayetteville NC
Florida State College at Jacksonville Funeral Services Jacksonville FL
Holmes Community College Funeral Services Ridgeland MS
Hudson Valley Community College Funeral Services Troy NY
Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana Funeral Services Indianapolis IN
Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana Funeral Services East Chicago IN
Jefferson State Community College Funeral Services Birmingham AL
John Tyler Community College Funeral Services Chester VA
Kansas City Kansas Community College Funeral Services Kansas City KS
Lake Washington Institute of Technology Funeral Services Kirkland WA
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College Funeral Services Chicago IL
Mercer County Community College Funeral Services Trenton NJ
Miami Dade College Funeral Services Miami FL
Milwaukee Area Technical College Funeral Services West Allis WI
Mt. Hood Community College Funeral Services Gresham OR
Nassau Community College Funeral Services Garden City NY
Northampton Community College Funeral Services Bethlehem PA
Northeast Texas Community College Funeral Services ** Mt. Pleasant TX
Northwest Mississippi Community College Funeral Services Southaven MS
Ogeechee Technical College Funeral Services Statesboro GA
Piedmont Technical College Funeral Services Greenwood SC
Salt Lake Community College Funeral Services West Jordan UT

**Indicates Candidate only

***Indicates Applicant only