About CCMS

A Message from President

Thank you for your interest in CCMS. Are you considering a career in funeral service? I invite you to explore our website and compare the quality education you will receive at CCMS to other options.

President Jack Lechner

How CCMS compares to other mortuary science programs

We invite you to visit our campus, meet our faculty and staff, and talk with our current students. Come discover for yourself how CCMS is transforming death care education.

Jack E. Lechner, Jr. CFSP, Certified in Thanatology
President, Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science

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CCMS Code of Ethics and Guiding Principles for Governance

The Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science is committed to ethical conduct and fair practices. The College and its community operates under a Code of Ethics with Guiding Principles to ensure fair, ethical, professional and legal standards are upheld in daily and long-term operations. The Mission, integrity, and successful continuity of our institution rests upon ethical and responsible governance.

Each valuable member of the CCMS community is expected to individually, and collectively, be accountable to act with integrity in his/her/their own actions and to the assurance others uphold these standards of behavior collectively.

1. Protect the welfare and reputation of the college, its resources, and proprietary interests.

2. Act with integrity and respect for academic learning environments and processes. 

3. Protect the reputation and integrity of colleagues, students, and constituents.

4. Act with integrity in administrator-student communications and relationships.