Admissions

Welcome to FINE Mortuary College and thank you for your interest. Careers in the funeral service industry are both growing and rewarding professions. At FMC, we are proud to be one of the top institutions in funeral service education since 1996.

Our Associate in Applied Science in Funeral Service degree program provides a rigorous curriculum, which exceeds the required standards needed for accreditation for those who want to work in the funeral industry.

Application Requirements

FMC welcomes all applications for admission from all persons who meet the following requirements and submissions:

  • A completed and signed application form
  • An official high school transcript or official evidence of earning a GED
  • An official college transcript (if applicable)
  • One completed and signed recommendation form
  • The application fee ($75.00)
  • Submit all applicable medical clearance forms
  • Students are required to provide confirmation of medical clearance to enroll at FMC (forms provided by FMC).

FMC reserves the right to make exceptions to its admissions requirements on a case-by-case basis. Exceptions may be made based upon such factors as an applicant interview or previous academic records. FMC reserves the right to request additional information to determine admissions eligibility for any prospective applicants.

English and Math Assessments
FMC students must demonstrate a basic knowledge of skills in English and math. Before attending FMC, the prospective student must either transfer college-level math and English credits, provide other official evidence of academic readiness, or take and pass the Skills Assessment administered during Orientation.

Age Recommendation
FMC accepts qualified students of all ages, who meet the admissions requirements. However, students who are more mature are better suited when dealing with the emotional manners of the bereaved.

State Licensure Notice
All applicants must meet the legal and educational requirements prescribed by the laws of the state in which they intend to practice. Review the different state requirements for the most up to date information.

Massachusetts:
http://www.mass.gov/ocabr/data/license/professional-licensure/embalming-funeral/funeral-director.html

Rhode Island:
http://health.ri.gov/licenses/detail.php?id=224

New Hampshire:
https://www.oplc.nh.gov/funeral/licensing.htm

Maine:
http://www.maine.gov/pfr/professionallicensing/professions/funeral/index.html

Connecticut:
http://www.portal.ct.gov/DPH/Public-Health-Hearing-Office/Board-of-Examiners-of-Embalmers-and-Funeral-Directors/Board-of-Examiners-of-Embalmers-and-Funeral-Directors

Vermont:
https://www.sec.state.vt.us/professional-regulation/list-of-professions/funeral-service.aspx

New York:
https://www.health.ny.gov/professionals/funeral_director/

 

Admission Disclaimer
FMC has an ethical obligation to enroll students who can benefit from training as measured by employability. Additionally, our institution is committed to ensuring the safe learning environment for all students.

FINE Mortuary College reserves the right to deny admission, revoke admission, limit enrollment and/or restrict activities of a student.

Disclosure Requirement for Criminal Convictions
In order to provide a safe and stable learning community for all students’ FMC reserves the right to deny or revoke acceptance or enrollment of any incoming or current student based on that student’s criminal conviction.

A criminal conviction includes any instance where a person has pleaded guilty or no contest to or was found to be guilty by a judge or jury of charges of a crime other than minor traffic offenses. Criminal convictions include juvenile offenses or any conviction that the student is currently appealing while undergoing the admissions process. An applicant or student who discloses a criminal conviction may remain eligible for admission at the discretion of the Admissions Office.

FMC reserves the right to verify or amplify the student’s disclosure and to share the information for legitimate purposes.

The Simple Application Process 

Apply to FMC’s renowned degree program in a few simple steps. Prospective FMC students can begin the financial aid process for the upcoming year as soon as possible after October 1st each year. 

Take a look at our FMC Overview to learn more about the details of FMC’s degree program, then when you're ready to apply fill out the FMC Application Packet by clicking on the respective links below to get started. All applications must be filled out online, printed, and submitted to FMC via mail.