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The FINE Associate in Applied Science in Funeral Science consists of 19 in-class courses plus two hands-on practical experience courses. To download our full course catalog, click here!
In-class courses cover the spectrum of funeral service business practices, the emotional and psychological needs of the grieving and the embalming process. FINE’s unique Clinical Cooperative courses involve practical, hands-on training under the direction of funeral service professionals. FINE students study with faculty members who bring experience in all facets of the funeral industry.
FINE’s graduates lead the funeral service industry in New England and across the United States.
FINE Mortuary College offers a single academic degree program, the Associate in Applied Science in Funeral Service. The degree program consists of 19 campus-based courses at 3 credit hours each, plus two 5 credit hour hands-on practical application courses for a total of 67 credit hours.
The associate degree and FINE Mortuary College are accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE).
FINE is authorized by the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education to award the associate degree.
The Associate in Applied Science in Funeral Service provides FINE students with rigorous academic training in the business and physical practices of the funeral service industry.
A degree in funeral service provides graduates with knowledge in funeral home operations as well as embalming, cremation and the safe, sanitary disposal of human remains.
FINE offers several courses in its Associate in Applied Science in Funeral Service via distance education.
Students may complete the following courses at home and apply them to their FINE degree plans:
*Requires instructor permission
**Taken during final two terms of FINE program