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Mortuary Schools

There are few professions that provide an individual with a greater sense of self-worth and service to mankind than funeral service. This career path enables you to become a caregiver to your community, and the personal rewards that come from providing guidance and compassion to people in crisis are tremendous.

Currently, there are two schools in Pennsylvania that offer funeral service education and mortuary science programs. They include:

Northampton Community College

Northampton Community College provides the educational requirements for those pursuing funeral service as a career. A one-year residency in a funeral home is required in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania following graduation.
Funeral Service Education
Program: Associate in Applied Science

Contact:
Northampton Community College
3835 Green Pond Road
Bethlehem, PA 18020
Phone: 610-861-5300
Fax: 610-861-4581
www.northampton.edu

Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science (PIMS)

The Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science offers an extensive program designed to prepare students for the many challenges they will encounter as funeral service professionals.

Programs: Diploma in Embalming and Funeral Directing, Associate in Specialized Technology, & Associate in Specialized Business

Contact:
Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science (PIMS)
5808 Baum Boulevard
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15206
Phone: 412-362-8500
Fax: 412-362-1684
www.pims.edu

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