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ABFSE Directory of Programs - Alabama
 

    Jefferson State Community College
    Funeral Service Education Program
    2601 Carson Road
    Birmingham, AL 35215
    Venus NR Smith, Program Coordinator
    Phone: (205) 856-7841
    FAX: (205) 856-7804
    Email:
    vriley@jeffersonstate.edu
    Web Site: www.jeffersonstate.edu/programs/funeral-service-education
    Accredited Degree Offered:  Associate in Applied Science
    Distance Education - YES

     PROGRAM INFORMATION

    Year

    Total enrolled

    # of New
    Students

    # of
    Grads

    Timely
    Grad*

    Graduation rate

    Did not finish**

    Overall %
    Employed

    Employed
    in FS

    2017

    48

    48

    28

    28/28

    73%

    16

    100%

    96%

    2016

    70

    61

    25

    20/25

    80%

    19

    100%

    100%

    2015

    84

    45

    34

    34/34

    87%

    18

    100%

    100%

    Timely graduation = complete program in 1 times designated program length.
    **  Left before completing the program; did not finish.
     

     NATIONAL BOARD STATISTICS

    3 year Average

    # Pass Arts

    % Pass Sciences

    2015 - 2017

    86%

    86%

    2014 - 2016

    92%

    87%

    2013 - 2015

    87%

    86%

    Most recent

    # Takers

    # Passed

    2017 Arts

    26

    19

    2017 Sciences

    27

    22


    Accreditation
    Program Accredited by ABFSE:  Associate in Applied Science Degree - Funeral Service Education

    Initial Accreditation 1976/Last comprehensive review 2018/Next comprehensive review 2025

    Re-accreditation:  October 2018 for period of 7 years

    Most recent Accreditation decision:  October 2018; re-accredit with no stipulations
     

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