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ABFSE Directory of Programs - Indiana
 

    Ivy Tech Community College - Central Indiana
    Mortuary Science Program

    9301 E. 59th Street
    Indianapolis, IN 46216
    Brian D. Miller, Program Chair
    Phone: (317) 921-4325
    FAX: (317) 916-7608
    Email: bdmiller@ivytech.edu
    Web Site: www.ivytech.edu/mortuary-science/index.html
    Accredited Degree Offered:  Associate of Applied Science
    Distance Education - NO

     PROGRAM INFORMATION

    Year

    Total enrolled

    # of New
    Students

    # of
    Grads

    Timely
    Grad*

    Graduation rate

    Did not finish**

    Overall %
    Employed

    Employed
    in FS

    2017

    62

    22

    19

    19/19

    82%

    5

    83%

    79%

    2016

    53

    21

    21

    20/21

    70%

    8

    71%

    71%

    2015

    29

    29

    21

    19/21

    66%

    8

    81%

    76%



    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

    83%

    86%

    2014 - 2016

    81%

    83%

    2013 - 2015

    81%

    85%

    Most recent

    # Takers

    # Passed

    2017 Arts

    17

    16

    2017 Sciences

    17

    16


    Accreditation
    Program Accredited by ABFSE:  Associate of Applied Science - Mortuary Science

    Initial Accreditation 2008/Last comprehensive review 2018/Next comprehensive review 2025

    Re-accreditation:  October 2018 for period of 7 years

    Most recent Accreditation decision: October 2018 re-accreditation with no stipulations following receipt of updated assessment plan.

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    Ivy Tech Community College - Northwest
    Mortuary Science Program

    410 E. Columbus Drive
    East Chicago, IN 46312
    Nhemya C. Ward, Program Chair
    Phone: (219) 392-3600
    FAX: (219) 392-3609
    Email: nward4@ivytech.edu
    Web Site: www.ivytech.edu/mortuary-science/index.html
    Accredited Degree Offered: Associate of Applied Science
    Distance Education - YES (Limited)

     PROGRAM INFORMATION

    Year

    Total enrolled

    # of New
    Students

    # of
    Grads

    Timely
    Grad*

    Graduation rate

    Did not finish**

    Overall %
    Employed

    Employed
    in FS

    2017

    10

    10

    6

    6/6

    100%

    6

    100%

    50%

    2016

    13

    6

    7

    7/7

    87%

    2

    100%

    86%

    2015

    20

    8

    9

    9/9

    75%

    3

    100%

    89%



    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

    78%

    82%

    2014 - 2016

    63%

    70%

    2013 - 2015

    59%

    69%

    Most recent

    # Takers

    # Passed

    2017 Arts

    6

    6

    2017 Sciences

    6

    5


    Accreditation
    Program Accredited by ABFSE:  Associate of Applied Science - Mortuary Science

    Initial Accreditation 2004/Last comprehensive review 2014/Next comprehensive review 2019

    Re-accreditation:  October 2015 for period of 5 years with follow-up report required to demonstrate collection and use of assessment data.

    Most recent Accreditation decision:  October 2018 - 'Administrative Probation' for failure to pay accreditation renewal fees; resolved November 2018

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    Mid-America College of Funeral Service
    3111 Hamburg Pike
    Jeffersonville, IN 47130
    Gary Bridgewater, Program Director
    Phone: (812) 288-8878
    FAX: (812) 288-5942
    Email: macfs@mid-america.edu
    Web Site: www.mid-america.edu
    Accredited Degrees Offered: Associate of Applied Science; Bachelor of Science
    Distance Education - YES (Gen Ed and degree completion; AAS degree begins Fall 2018)

     PROGRAM INFORMATION

    Year

    Total enrolled

    # of New
    Students

    # of
    Grads

    Timely
    Grad*

    Graduation rate

    Did not finish**

    Overall %
    Employed

    Employed
    in FS

    2017

    136

    128

    46

    46/46

    80%

    33

    89%

    89%

    2016

    123

    63

    31

    31/31

    100%

    10

    100%

    97%

    2015

    88

    49

    34

    34/34

    82%

    15

    85%

    82%



    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

    63%

    67%

    2014 - 2016

    69%

    71%

    2013 - 2015

    76%

    75%

    Most recent

    # Takers

    # Passed

    2017 Arts

    30

    21

    2017 Sciences

    28

    17


    Accreditation
    Program and Institution Accredited by ABFSE:  Associate of Applied Science and Bachelor of Science - Funeral Service

    Initial Accreditation 1981/Last comprehensive review 2016/Next comprehensive review 2023

    Re-accreditation:  October 2016 for period of 7 years with approval of new Bachelor of Science degree in Funeral Service to include disclosure statement "not regionally accredited."

    Most recent Accreditation decision:  April 2018 - Approved distance education for delivery of the accredited AAS degree program with Focus Visit.

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    Vincennes University
    Funeral Service Education Program

    1002 North First Street
    Vincennes, IN 47591
    Steven Miller, Program Chair
    Phone: (812) 888-5469
    FAX: (812) 888-4550
    Email: smiller@vinu.edu
    Web Site: www.vinu.edu/funeral-service-education
    Accredited Degrees Offered:  Associate of Applied Science; Associate of 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

    64

    33

    22

    19/22

    83%

    2

    100%

    68%

    2016

    74

    41

    18

    17/18

    85%

    22

    100%

    94%

    2015

    79

    44

    20

    20/20

    80%

    16

    80%

    80%



    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

    60%

    56%

    2014 - 2016

    73%

    58%

    2013 - 2015

    69%

    54%

    Most recent

    # Takers

    # Passed

    2017 Arts

    10

    5

    2017 Sciences

    10

    7


    Accreditation
    Program Accredited by ABFSE:  Associate of Applied Science; Associate of Science - Funeral Service Education

    Initial Accreditation 1978/Last comprehensive review 2016/Next comprehensive review 2023

    Re-accreditation:  October 2016 for period of 7 years

    Most recent Accreditation decision:  April 2018 - 'Show Cause'
        - By April 2019, 'Show Cause' why accreditation should not be removed due to low pass rates on national licensing examination.
     


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