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Funeral Service Education, A.S.C.T.

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  • Prepare for a meaningful career that assists families in a time of need.
  • The University’s Funeral Service Education has a long record of preparing graduates for state licensure and successful careers.
  • Median annual salary for morticians and funeral directors in Indiana is more than $62,000.

Locations where this degree is offered:

Vincennes Campus

What can I expect during my time at VU?

With a longstanding record of success, VU’s program is accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education.

The University’s instructors are true experts in their fields and readily available to help students gain the academic and practical skills they need to excel.

The University offers substantial academic and social support systems to help students learn and grow.

Small class sizes enable students to participate fully in activities and discussions and to seek out extra help when needed.

Affordable tuition allows students to graduate with less debt.

What can I do with this degree?

A degree from Vincennes University’s Funeral Service Education Department will prepare you for a lifelong career in an essential and growing profession.

Is this degree accredited?

The Funeral Service Education associate degree program at Vincennes University is accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE), 992 Mantua Pike, Suite 108, Woodbury Heights, NJ 08097 (816) 233-3747.  Web:  WWW.ABFSE.ORG. For full accreditation information, CLICK HERE

National Board Examination scores, graduation rates, and employment rates for this and other ABFSE-accredited programs are available at HTTP://WWW.ABFSE.ORG/INDEX.HTML. To request a printed copy of this program's scores and rates, go to the Funeral Service Education Program office, located in the Center for Health Sciences building, Room 212, or by email at HSHP@VINU.EDU, or by telephone at 812-888-5469.

Additional information, including medial annual wages information, can be found at the Bureau of Labor Statistics at HTTP://WWW.BLS.GOV/OOH/PERSONAL-CARE-AND-SERVICE/FUNERAL-SERVICE-OCCUPATIONS.HTM

Indiana State Standards: HTTP://WWW.IN.GOV/PLA/FUNERAL.HTM

***Please use the above link to check your individual state requirements for individual licensure as each state has differing requirements for obtaining a professional license as a funeral director/embalmer***

Have questions?

We are happy to chat with you to answer your questions and understand your personal goals.
Please reach out to us at or call 812-888-4313 for more information.