Get the skills you need for a career as a licensed funeral director and embalmer in a profession that demands compassion, dedication and creativity. Once accepted into the program, you’ll be immersed in all facets of the funeral profession. Your training will take place through lectures, hands-on labs, field trips, seminars, guest speakers and internships. Coursework will include embalming, arranger training, grief studies, business management, religious funeral practices, regulatory compliance and more. Upon completion of the program, you’ll earn an associate degree and be eligible to take the National Board Exam for funeral directors (required for licensure).