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Accredited Funeral Service Schools

2018 College & University Programs in
Funeral Service Education and/or Mortuary Science

The following mortuary colleges are accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE), an agency recognized by the United States Department of Education and Council on Higher Education Accreditation. ABFSE is located at 3414 Ashland Ave., Suite G, St. Joseph, MO 64506. Executive Director, Dr. Michael Smith can be reached at 816-233-3747 or by email at

Schools of Mortuary Science

Lincoln College of New England
Mortuary Science Program

2279 Mt. Vernon Road
Southington, CT 06489
Last Accr./Next Accr.: 2007/2014
Toll-free: 800-952-2444 or 860-628-4751
Phone: 860-628-4751  Fax: 860-628-6444

Associate in Applied Science
Jesse M. Gomes, MA, CFSP, CCO, LEFD, Interim Director



American Academy McAllister
Institute of Funeral Service Education, Inc.

619 W. 54th Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10019
Last Accr./Next Accr.: 2006/2013
Phone: 212-757-1190  Fax: 212-765-5923

Associate in Occupational Studies
Meg Dunn, President



Hudson Valley Community College
Mortuary Science Department
80 Vandenburgh Ave.
Troy, NY 12180
Last Accr./Next Accr.: 2009/2016
Phone: 518-629-7113  Fax: 518-629-8025

Associate in Applied Science
Lori Q. Purcell, Chair



Nassau Community College
Mortuary Science Department
1 Education Drive/357 East Road
Garden City, NY 11530-6793
Last Accr./Next Accr.: 2008/2015
Phone: 516-572-7277  Fax: 516-572-0626

Associate in Applied Science
Michael F. Mastellone, Chairman



State University of New York
College of Technology at Canton
Mortuary Science Program

34 Cornell Dr.
Canton, NY 13617
Phone: (315) 386-7170  Fax: (315) 386-7959

Associate in Applied Science
David Penepent, Coordinator, Cook 107



FINE Mortuary College, LLC

150 Kerry Place
Norwood, MA 02062
Last Accr./Next Accr.: 2011/2018
Phone: 781-762-1211  Fax: 781-762-7177

Associate in Applied Science in a Private Two Year College  in Funeral Service
Susan E. Burke, MBA, MST, LFD, Chief Academic Officer



Mount Ida College
Department of Funeral Service Education

777 Dedham St.
Newton Centre, MA 02459
Last Accr./Next Accr.: 2007/2014
Phone: 617-928-4520  Fax: 617-928-4713

Associate of Science in Funeral Service
Bachelor in Funeral Home Management
Jeffrey Megna, Executive Director

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