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Funeral direction is a program that prepares individuals for professional licensure as funeral directors and as managers of funeral homes, cemeteries, and related services. includes instruction in the sociology of death and dying, psychology of grief and grief counseling, history of funeral service, funeral direction, business law, funeral service law, funeral home management, accounting and related computer operations, and funeral services marketing and merchandising.
School with the highest reported median starting salary ($48K) with a Associate's Degree: FINE Mortuary College
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How are students who recently completed a degree in funeral direction doing?
Below is the distribution of starting salaries along with accumulated federal and private education loans across schools that offer a degree in the field funeral service and mortuary science, which includes
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The school list includes a few facts about each school that give you an
idea of the educational quality each school might offer:
Student-Faculty Ratio: A small number of students per full-time instructor
suggests individual attention for each student and an up-to-date curriculum.
Satisfaction Rate: A high percentage of returning first-year students
should correlate with satisfaction (schools call this their retention rate).
Repayment Rate: A high repayment rate means most alumni earn enough
to make progress repaying loans within 7 years of leaving.
We also show the total enrollment for the school as measured by
full-time-equivalent (FTE) students enrolled annually.
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Careers for cosmetology services and culinary arts majors
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