Wed Feb. 20: Classes delayed until 10:00 AM

Due to weather conditions, classes will begin at 10:00 AM today. Morning lab and transfers are cancelled, but afternoon lab and transfers will operate normally. We welcome Bob Boetticher at 11:00 AM as scheduled!

New Ohio Crematory Operator Law in effect

Mandatory 2-HR Law Course at CCMS Feb 20th! Extended Compliance Deadline is March 1st. Register here and see New Requirements. Questions? Call President Lechner 513.618.1923 or Beth Williams 513.618.1930.

Is your Crematory Operator Certification valid?

Is your Crematory Operator Certification valid? Certificates must be renewed every 5 years under Ohio Law. Extended deadline is March 1st! Register for course or see Ohio Board instruction here.



Bob Boetticher @ CCMS Feb 20

Robert Boetticher is a respected funeral director serving state officials and notable clientele such as former Presidents Bush, Reagan, and Ford. Join us for a 2 CEU presentation on planning and conducting State & notable funerals.

Support CCMS with AmazonSmile

You can now support CCMS through AmazonSmile! Every time you make a purchase through Amazon that you would’ve made anyway, 0.5% of your purchase will be donated to CCMS at no cost to you. Click here or go to to get started.

Pathway to the Future

Support CCMS through our brick campaign! Purchase a commemorative, engraved brick that will line the path to our Educational Cremation Center.

Support CCMS with Kroger Community Rewards

Thanks to the Kroger Community Rewards program, you can support CCMS every time you shop! Click here to register your rewards card and to link it to CCMS, then swipe at any Kroger store and the college will receive a portion of your total at no cost to you.

Apply now!

Ready to start your funeral service career? Apply now or contact our Admissions Director for more information.

Confused about Ohio's new cremation laws?

Call President Lechner at 513.618.1923 or Continuing Education Director Beth Williams at 513.618.1930 to get the scoop. And be sure to take our upcoming classes on Feb 20 and Feb 21!

Visit CCMS on March 9

Join us Saturday, March 9 for our spring Open House. See more info and register here.

CCMS Student Receives Honor

Christopher "Topher" Crosby was one of eight students featured in the American Funeral Director's 'Ones to Watch' for 2018.

Complete the first 2 years of your education online!

As part of our partnership with Terra State Community College, students can now participate in a cohort, earning an Associate of Arts with a pathway in Mortuary Science. Space is limited – apply today!

Watch CCMS testimonials!

What makes CCMS the best mortuary science educator? Find out by watching testimonials from current students and alumni.

Future Students

If you are looking for a mortuary science program that will help you launch a successful and rewarding career in the funeral profession, the programs at CCMS are where you take your first steps to becoming a funeral professional. At CCMS we offer a comprehensive curriculum that provides you with hands-on experience from licensed funeral professionals. Our program provides you with the training and experience to excel at various careers within the funeral profession.

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Not only will you be attending one of the oldest and most respected funeral service education programs in the country, you’ll be networking with professionals. Our graduates are some of the most sought after in the nation because of the hands-on education and training that is exclusive to CCMS. If you are ready to join one of the most rewarding professions, we’re ready to meet you!


Since our school was founded in 1882, CCMS has produced over 7000 graduates that are helping families across the country. We consider alumni an important part of our future as they help shape the future of our mortuary education programs and give back to our current students. If you’re a graduate of CCMS, we want to hear from you and help connect you with the next wave of funeral professionals.

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