Ohio Master Certification: Embalmer & Funeral Director
Location: Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science
Registration fee: $125
CE Course Credit:
6 CEU Applied/Pending Approval Ohio Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors (6 CEU) Academy of Professional Funeral Service Professionals (6 hrs)
Poul Lemasters, Jack E. Lechner, Jr., Beth Williams, Wanda Lee, LaToya Henderson, Cheryl Grossman and Kim Grossman (OBEFD)
Satisfies Ohio Topic Areas and Continuing Education Requirements:
Master Certification Training (Ohio) 4717-01-1 Ethics (1 hour of required 1 hour under OAC 4717-9-1(G)(1) Laws and Rules (2 hours of required 2 hours under OAC 4717-9-1(G)(3) In person, face to face requirement (6 hours of 6 required under OAC 4717-9-1(G)
Overview of program
This 6 hour continuing education and Master Certification Program at the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science is a one-day seminar intended to deliver the most advanced and thorough training for funeral director and embalming “Masters”. To achieve excellence as a Master Funeral Director and/or Master Embalmer, death care professionals must be intentionally invested in their role as a teacher and mentor and must desire to develop a well-rounded understanding and knowledge of required legal, ethical, and regulatory components, interpersonal communication skills, understanding of the apprentice’s expanded educational concepts and a desire to help mold the candidates slated to carry on existing and new traditions as the future of the death care profession.
Qualified candidates for Ohio Funeral Director and/or Embalmer “Master”, he/she must hold an active Ohio funeral director or embalmer license for a period of no less than five years and be in good standing with the Ohio Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors. The candidate must complete a one-day, six-hour face-to-face board approved training course. Master training and certifications expires five years from the date of the last Certification issuance.
Training is delivered by Ohio Licensed Funeral Directors and Embalmers, Ohio laws, rules and regulations experts, and college educators specializing in death care and funeral service.