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.  

For information on prerequisite requirements please visit the University's Course Catalog.


Review of Previously-Completed Coursework

Please follow the Office of Admissions procedure for credit evaluation. The first step is to use Transferology a free tool used by the University to store equivalencies.

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.

Our Environment

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.

Our Location

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.

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