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    American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service Education
    619 West 54th Street, 2nd Floor
    New York, NY 10019
    George Connick, Interim President (effective January 2019)
    Phone: (212) 757-1190
    FAX: (212) 765-5923
    Email: gconnick@aami.edu
    Web Site: www.aami.edu
    Degree Offered:  Associate in Occupational Studies
    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

    712

    278

    67

    46/67

    82%

    65

    87%

    76%

    2016

    960

    302

    87

    82/87

    72%

    203

    70%

    66%

    2015

    825

    342

    97

    59/97

    75%

    149

    76%

    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

    75%

    82%

    2014 - 2016

    72%

    79%

    2013 - 2015

    74%

    82%

    Most recent

    # Takers

    # Passed

    2017 Arts

    70

    53

    2017 Sciences

    69

    55


    Accreditation
    Funeral Service Program and Institution Accredited by ABFSE:  Associate in Occupational Studies - Funeral Service

    Initial Accreditation 1946/Last comprehensive review 2013/Next comprehensive review 2020

    Re-accreditation:  October 2013 for period of 7 years with stipulation to verify recordkeeping for embalming practicum.

    Most recent Accreditation decision: October 2016 accept response to external complaint

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    Hudson Valley Community College
    Mortuary Science Department

    80 Vandenburgh Avenue
    Troy, NY 12180
    Lori Q. Purcell, Department Chair
    Phone: (518) 629-7334
    FAX: (518) 629-7161
    Email: l.purcell@hvcc.edu
    Web Site: www.hvcc.edu/hsc/mts/index.html
    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

    72

    16

    20

    5/20

    51%

    7

    70%

    62%

    2016

    94

    4

    15

    10/15

    50%

    8

    93%

    80%

    2015

    93

    32

    19

    9/18

    32%

    5

    83%

    78%



    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

    76%

    79%

    2014 - 2016

    72%

    67%

    2013 - 2015

    65%

    64%

    Most recent

    # Takers

    # Passed

    2017 Arts

    17

    17

    2017 Sciences

    24

    23


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

    Initial Accreditation 1947/Last comprehensive review 2016/Next comprehensive review 2023

    Re-accreditation:  October 2016 for period of 7 years

    Most recent Accreditation decision:  October 2016 with requirement to submit next printing of college catalog

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    Nassau Community College
    Mortuary Science Department

    357 East Road
    Garden City, NY 11530-6793
    Michael F. Mastellone, Chair
    Phone: (516) 572-7277
    FAX: (516) 572-0626
    Email: michael.mastellone@ncc.edu
    Web Site: www.ncc.edu/programsandcourses/academic_departments/mortuary_science
    Accredited Degree Offered:  Associate in 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

    75

    38

    16

    14/16

    88%

    2

    100%

    88%

    2016

    62

    35

    25

    21/25

    84%

    1

    92%

    92%

    2015

    80

    22

    27

    22/27

    93%

    1

    85%

    85%



    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%

    88%

    2014 - 2016

    68%

    78%

    2013 - 2015

    62%

    70%

    Most recent

    # Takers

    # Passed

    2017 Arts

    15

    13

    2017 Sciences

    14

    13


    Accreditation
    Program Accredited by ABFSE:  associate in Applied Science - Mortuary Science

    Initial Accreditation 1991/Last comprehensive review 2015/Next comprehensive review 2022

    Re-accreditation:  April 2016 for period of 7 years

    Most recent Accreditation decision:  April 2016 with follow-up report required to demonstrate use of assessment data for program improvement.

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    State University of New York - at Canton
    Funeral Services Administration Program
    34 Cornell Drive, Cook 109
    Canton, NY 13617
    David R. Penepent, PhD, CFSP, Director
    Phone: (315) 386-7170
    FAX: (315) 386-7959
    Email: penepentd@canton.edu
    Web Site: www.canton.edu/sci_health/fsad
    Accredited Degree Offered:  Bachelor of Technology
    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

    64

    9

    17

    0/17

    0%

    3

    82%

    61%

    2016

    77

    28

    20

    20/20

    80%

    6

    95%

    75%

    2015

    72

    34

    17

    17/17

    ---

    2

    100%

    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

    68%

    71%

    2014 - 2016

    53%

    58%

    2013 - 2015

    59%

    75%

    Most recent

    # Takers

    # Passed

    2017 Arts

    14

    12

    2017 Sciences

    13

    12


    Accreditation
    Program Accredited by ABFSE:  Bachelor of Technology - Funeral Services Administration

    Initial Accreditation 2012/Last comprehensive review 2015/Next comprehensive review 2018

    Re-accreditation:  October 2015 for period of 3 years with follow-up report to verify compliance with Standards 3 & 11 (assessment), Standard 7 (faculty credentials), Standard 4 (program advertising)

    Most recent Accreditation decision:  April 2018 - Probation removed (Standard 11.4.1 - low national licensing examination pass rate)
     

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