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.
Recognizing that our students to come us with diverse educational backgrounds, we offer multiple degree-completion track options. We want to help you complete your degree in a timeframe that works best for you. Your academic plan will be determined in consultation with our advisers and is based on a number of factors, including previously-completed coursework, and our degree requirements. We require the successful completion of a minimum of 26 credits of college-level coursework for admission to the program.
Review of Previously-Completed Coursework
If the course(s) in question is(are) not listed on Transferology, the next step is to submit the course(s) to the Office of Admissions for review.
This process ensures the most accurate answers to transferability questions. Please note only courses that are accepted as transferable by the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities can be considered for prerequisite equivalency.
Supplemental Application Materials
Program of Mortuary Science applicants are required to complete an application, a professional statement, and two letters of recommendation. Guidelines for the professional statement and two letters of recommendation can be found HERE.
At the University of Minnesota, you can explore your major in the stimulating environment of the University of Minnesota's Medical School, with access to the resources of a major research university, which include other distinguished schools such as the Carlson School of Management and College of Education and Human Development.
The Program is located in a vibrant urban setting, offering a rich student life experience. Our students have easy access to the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, where they can experience diverse activities such as sports, arts, music, and other cultural and entertainment venues.