Oct 30, 2020  
NSU Catalog 2020-2021 
    
NSU Catalog 2020-2021

Mortuary Science (Pre-)


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With a career in mortuary science, you'll guide individuals through the final phase of life with skilled professionalism, honoring the deceased with dignity and respecting the wishes of their family. While pre-mortuary science is not a major itself, we'll match you with a degree program and the necessary coursework required to prepare you for admission into a school of mortuary science.

This program will be a good fit if you:

  • Have strong communication and critical thinking skills
  • Are sympathetic but emotionally strong
  • Have great time management skills
  • Have strong business and organization skills
  • Are detail-oriented
  • Are compassionate and caring
  • Are understanding and an active listener

With a mortuary science degree, you could work as a:

  • Mortician
  • Funeral director
  • Embalmer
  • Funeral service worker
  • Coroner

Students in our mortuary science program often major in:

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