Michael LuBrant

Director (11/02 - present), Program of Mortuary Science

Michael LuBrant

Contact Info


Office Phone 612-624-6464

Fax 612-626-4163

Office Address:
Med School Educ/Mortuary Science
A275 Mayo
420 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Mailing Address:
Mortuary Science
MMC 740 Mayo
8740A (Campus Delivery Code)
420 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Director (11/02 - present), Program of Mortuary Science

Acting Director (5/01 – 11/02), Program of Mortuary Science

Assistant Professor (11/99 - present), Program of Mortuary Science

Instructor (9/98 – 11/99), Program of Mortuary Science

PhD, Educational Policy and Administration, Higher Education, University of Minnesota - College of Education and Human Development, 2013

MA, Theology, St. Bernard’s Institute, 1996

BA, Religious Studies, State University of New York, 1992

Passed National Board Examination, 12/28/91

AAS, Mortuary Science, Hudson Valley Community College, 1991


Professional Associations

  • American Board of Funeral Service Education
  • Arrowhead Funeral Directors Association
  • Cremation Association of North America
  • FIAT-IFTA International Federation of Funeral Services
  • International Cemetery, Cremation, and Funeral Association
  • Minnesota Coalition for Death Education and Support
  • Minnesota Funeral Directors Association
  • National Funeral Directors Association


Academic Interests and Focus

Funeral Practice; Embalming and Restorative Art; Preceptor Training; Clinical Education Site Compliance Oversight; Workforce Development


Board Certifications

  • Mortician, Minnesota Department of Health (4/19/99; License Number M-3505)
  • Licensed Funeral Director; Indiana Board of Professional Licensing (7/3/97; License Number FD29700055[inactive])
  • Funeral Director; New York State Department of Health (12/23/94; License Number 7811)
  • International Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards Passed National Board Examination (12/28/91)

Clinical Interests

Certified Preplanning Consultant; National Funeral Directors Association, 11/2013 Respecting Choices Advance Care Planning Facilitator, 1/2013 Crematory Operator; Cremation Association of North America, 10/2011 Certified Eye Enucleation Technician; MN Lions Eye Bank, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2/1999