Degree and Certificate Programs

Celebrant training

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.

Degree Programs

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. 

Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)

Bachelor of Mortuary Science (B.M.S.)

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