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ABOUT CCMS FAQs
The institution that would become known as the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science was established in 1882, making us the oldest school of our kind. Read more about our history.
Yes, we are fully accredited by the ABFSE and the Higher Learning Commission. Read more about our accreditation.
Our accreditation means that our curriculum is held to certain standards and that the credits you earn at CCMS are transferable to any other college or university. Read more about our accreditation.
Our mortuary science curriculum prepares students to be funeral directors/embalmers. Alumni have also gone on to careers in after care, pre-need, hospice, crematories, cemeteries, and tissue banks.
CCMS employs students in the Clinical Lab. Many of our students also live or work in area funeral homes during their time at CCMS. Once you are accepted to CCMS, you will be provided with a list of funeral homes that regularly take on student workers.
We are located at 645 W North Bend Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45224. See maps and directions here.