Des Moines Area Community College
Mortuary Science Program
2006 South Ankeny
Ankeny, Iowa 50023
Kevin E. Patterson, Program Chair
Phone (515) 964-6244
FAX (515) 965-7082
Web Site: funeral.dmacc.edu
Accredited Degree Offered: Associate degree and Advanced Standing Diploma
Distance Education - YES
* Timely graduation = complete program in 1½ times designated program length.
** Left before completing the program; did not finish.
Program Accredited by ABFSE: Associate degree and Advanced Standing Diploma - Mortuary Science
Initial Accreditation 2005/Last comprehensive review 2014/Next comprehensive review 2021
Re-accreditation: April 2015 for period of 7 years
Most recent Accreditation decision: October 2016 - new associate degree added to program offerings