Program of Mortuary Science

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PREPARE SKILLED PROFESSIONALS |SERVE COMMUNITIES

FROM THE PROGRAM DIRECTOR, MICHAEL LUBRANT

Funeral directors are health care professionals who serve others during a time of loss, pain and grief. The Program of Mortuary Science's mission is to skillfully combine the study of behavioral, physical and applied sciences for the goal of preparing graduates for careers as knowledgeable, skilled and innovative funeral service professionals. Program graduates will be prepared to serve bereaved members of their communities in a manner that is proficient, dignified and caring.

  • 4,400 ALUMNI
  • $50K IN PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED TO STUDENTS ANNUALLY
  • 96% JOB PLACEMENT RATE (THREE-YEAR AVERAGE)
  • 1 ONLY PROGRAM ATTACHED TO A MEDICAL SCHOOL

ADMISSIONS

Established in 1908 by the Regents of the University of Minnesota, the Program of Mortuary Science is one of the oldest and most comprehensive funeral service education programs in the country.

SCHOLARSHIPS

Each spring semester the Program of Mortuary Science offers scholarships to students

PROFESSIONAL RESOURCES

Licensing requirements depend on where you wish to live and practice as a funeral director.