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 (

Recognized by

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

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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
Amarillo College Funeral Services Amarillo TX
American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service Education Funeral Services * New York NY
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
Chandler-Gilbert Community College Funeral Services Mesa AZ
Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science Funeral Services * Cincinnati OH
Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service Funeral Services * Houston TX
Community College of Baltimore County Catonsville Campus Funeral Services Catonsville MD
Community College of the District of Columbia Funeral Services ** Washington DC
Cypress College Funeral Services Cypress CA
Dallas Institute of Funeral Service Funeral Services * Dallas TX
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
FINE Mortuary College Funeral Services * Norwood MA
Florida State College at Jacksonville Funeral Services Jacksonville FL
Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service Funeral Services * Decatur GA
Holmes Community College Funeral Services Ridgeland MS
Hudson Valley Community College Funeral Services Troy NY
Ivy Tech Community College-Central Indiana Funeral Services Indianapolis IN
Ivy Tech Community College-Northwest Funeral Services East Chicago IN
Jefferson State Community College Funeral Services Birmingham AL
John A. Gupton College Funeral Services * Nashville TN
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
Malcolm X College Funeral Services Chicago IL
Mercer County Community College Funeral Services Trenton NJ
Miami-Dade College Funeral Services Miami FL
Mid-America College of Funeral Service Funeral Services * Jeffersonville In
Milwaukee Area Technical College West Campus Funeral Services West Allis WI

* Indicates a free-standing, single purpose program.

**Indicates Candidate only.

***Indicates Applicant only.