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FINE Mortuary College, LLC: A Two Year Private college provides education and practical training in funeral and mortuary services. Successful completion of the program leads to the Associate in Applied Science in Funeral Service degree.
Since 1996, FINE has trained mortuary science students in the business, environmental and health aspects of the funeral industry. The FINE curriculum trains funeral professionals in contemporary business practices, sensitivity in dealing with bereaved persons and the processes involved with handling human remains. FINE’s campus in Norwood, Massachusetts features classroom, hands-on lab and mortuary display and museum facilities.
FINE Mortuary College is located in a two-story brick building at 150 Kerry Place in Norwood, MA. The facility contains three classrooms, a lab area, and a multimedia area including a library, computer lab and restorative art lab. Students use a mock preparation room and a showroom in their practical hands-on courses. A museum highlights the many industry-related artifacts and pictures located throughout the school. A kitchen and student lounge provide a break area for students and includes information/mail center for student mail. A conference room is centrally located for faculty, staff and student use. The facility provides equal access for those with physical challenges.
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FINE Mortuary College, LLC began as the Funeral Institute of the North East in 1996. The school was founded with the backing of several funeral professionals and persons interested in promoting excellence in education in funeral service.
The founders were determined to emphasize comprehensive practical experience and excellent academic training, responsive to the needs of the fast-changing funeral profession.
FINE became authorized to grant an Associate Degree in Applied Science in Funeral Service in June, 2001. The student body grew from seven in1996 to more than seventy by 2009. In 1999 FINE became eligible for Federal Financial Aid for students who qualified.
In March 2014, FINE welcomed a new Chief Executive Officer, Sherry Jones, and Chief Financial Officer, Kevin Koch. In addition, Susan Burke, MBA, MST, LFD was appointed as Chief Academic Officer.
The Funeral Service program and FINE Mortuary College, LLC are accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE).
992 Mantua Pike
Woodbury Heights, NJ 08097
Phone: (816) 233-3747
Web site: www.abfse.org
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