Consider a career as a dedicated Funeral Service professional.

Trained funeral service professionals provide compassion and skilled, valuable assistance during a difficult time.
NSCC’s Funeral Service associate degree program combines the practice of emotional intelligence with scientific methodology to prepare students for careers in the funeral service field. The program combines classroom, laboratory and clinical training experiences according to the guidelines of the American Board of Funeral Service Education.

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If you have questions related to program admissions or applications, please contact NSCC's Admissions Team at or call 978-762-4188.

If you have program advising related questions, please contact or call 781-477-2215.


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North Shore Community College is an accredited public institute of higher education where all are welcome and each is challenged. NSCC is accredited by NECHE, the New England Commission of Higher Education.

The Funeral Service Associate in Applied Science degree program at North Shore Community College is accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE), 992 Mantua Pike, Suite 108, Woodbury Heights, NJ 08097 (816)233-3747. Web:
National Board Examination pass rates, graduation rates, and employment rates for this and other ABFSE-accredited programs are available at in the Directory of Accredited Programs.

CAUTION: Students applying for admission to NSCC Funeral Service Associate in Applied Science degree program should contact their respective state licensing agency regarding that state agency’s approval of this particular program of instruction.

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