Pre-Mortuary Science

What is “Pre-Mortuary Science”?

“Pre-Mortuary Science” is a term used to describe students who either plan to enter a Mortuary Science school after graduating from college or after completing the required hours for entrance. When a student is “Pre-Mortuary Science”, they are not only taking the classes required for admission to study Mortuary Science, but they also have a major in a specific subject matter area.

What courses are required for admission to Mortuary Science school?

Students are responsible for verifying all pre-requisite courses with the Mortuary Science school of their choice. Typically, Mortuary Science school admissions committees require the following courses to be taken in college:

  • Accounting (3 hours)
  • Anatomy and physiology (3 hours)
  • Business (6 hours)
  • Chemistry (3 hours)
  • Electives (12 hours)
  • English composition (6 hours)
  • General psychology (3 hours)
  • General sociology (3 hours)
  • Humanities & Arts (9 hours)
  • Interpersonal or basic communication (3 hours)
  • Life science (3 hours)
  • Social Science (6 hours)