Transfer Admissions Requirements: Mortuary Science
Established in 1908, the Program of Mortuary Science is the only program of its kind to offer a Bachelor of Science degree in affiliation with a medical college. Coursework includes basic and behavioral sciences, and is enhanced by extensive, clinically-based field placement activities. Graduates are academically credentialed to seek employment as funeral service practitioners in all 50 states. Additionally, students also pursue this degree as a starting point for graduate work in fields including medicine, psychology, sociology, theology, education, and forensic science.
Prerequisite coursework and admissions requirements
Transfer applicants must have:
Completed at least one course in each of the following areas: general psychology, general sociology, and interpersonal communication.
Completed a minimum of 26-semester credits with grades of A, B, C, S, or P with a minimum GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.
Students who have completed all of the admission and liberal education requirements or have earned a previous bachelor's degree may be eligible to enroll in the Advanced Standing Plan.
Applicants who have completed the application by the deadline for admission to the Mortuary Science program will have their application materials referred to the program office for consideration.
Personal Statement and Letters of Recommendation
All students applying to the Mortuary Science program must submit a professional statement and two letters of recommendation with their transfer admission application materials. Information on these required documents is available on the Mortuary Science admissions webpage.