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Goals and Objectives

Goals and objectives of the MCCC Funeral Service Programs

Program Learning Outcomes

  • evaluate the service needs for the pre-need, at-need, and aftercare time frames
  • create and plan activities and ceremonies designed to meet the needs of those who mourn
  • educate the consumer regarding funeral and cremation memorialization and merchandise options
  • evaluate and describe solutions to current embalming and restorative art situations
  • assemble and formulate appropriate information for death certificates, obituaries and other necessary forms and documents
  • evaluate legal, professional, and ethical issues facing funeral service
  • demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills in face to face meetings, in front of small groups, and via electronic means



Goals and Objectives

  • to provide students with professional training in preparation for licensure in funeral service.
  • to prepare students to embark upon a career in a service-oriented, care-giving profession.
  • to provide an academic environment which encourages student research and successfully integrates the theoretical, practical, and technical aspects of funeral service.
  • and to foster the concept of education as a life-long process necessary to meet the demands of an evolving workplace with current emphasis on emerging ethical, environmental, and social issues.



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*The Funeral Service AAS Degree and Funeral Service Certificate programs at Mercer County Community College are accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE)

992 Mantua Pike
Suite 108
Woodbury Heights, NJ 08097
Phone: 816-233-3747

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