Degree and Certificate Programs
Our degree and certificate programs prepare students for a career in the death care profession and give them an advantage. We are proud of our high graduation rate and employment rate, and that our alumni have achieved success in a variety of different roles within the funeral service profession, across the country.
The depth and breadth of a CCMS education is just one reason funeral professionals regularly seek to hire our graduates.
CCMS offers two degree programs - the Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) and the Bachelor of Mortuary Science (B.M.S.). The degree best suited for you depends on your educational background and the state in which you plan on practicing. Learn about our degree programs by clicking the links below.
Compare Degree Programs
|Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)||Bachelor of Mortuary Science (B.M.S)|
|Transfer credits (minimum requirement)||30||60|
|Semesters in program||I-III||I-IV|
|Length of program||12 months||16 months|
|Credits earned at CCMS||47||62|
|Total credits (transfer + CCMS)||77||122|
CCMS offers an online certificate program for individuals seeking formal education as a funeral director (only) or other death care related profession without the need for any college prerequisites.