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    American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service Education
    619 West 54th Street, 2nd Floor
    New York, NY 10019
    Tracy Lentz, Program Director
    Phone: (212) 757-1190
    FAX: (212) 765-5923
    Email: gconnick1@comcast.net
    Web Site: www.aami.edu
    Degree Offered:  Associate in Occupational Studies
    Distance Education - YES

     PROGRAM INFORMATION - AAMI

    Year

    Total enrolled

    # of New
    Students

    # of
    Grads

    Timely
    Grad*

    Graduation rate

    Did not finish**

    Overall %
    Employed

    Employed
    in FS

    2018

    619

    185

    88

    44/88

    81%

    101

    99%

    86%

    2017

    712

    278

    67

    46/67

    82%

    65

    87%

    76%

    2016

    960

    302

    87

    82/87

    72%

    203

    70%

    66%



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


     NATIONAL BOARD STATISTICS - AAMI

    3 year Average

    # Pass Arts

    % Pass Sciences

    2016 - 2018

    73%

    80%

    2015 - 2017

    75%

    82%

    2014 - 2016

    72%

    79%

    Most recent

    # Takers

    # Passed

    2018 Arts

    67

    50

    2018 Sciences

    66

    51


    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. (satisfied in October 2014)

      Most recent Accreditation decision: April 2019 accepted interim report for unannounced visit and school response to the report.

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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 - Hudson Valley

    Year

    Total enrolled

    # of New
    Students

    # of
    Grads

    Timely
    Grad*

    Graduation rate

    Did not finish**

    Overall %
    Employed

    Employed
    in FS

    2018

    67

    18

    14

    7/14

    43%

    8

    93%

    78%

    2017

    72

    16

    20

    5/20

    51%

    7

    70%

    62%

    2016

    94

    4

    15

    10/15

    50%

    8

    93%

    80%



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


     NATIONAL BOARD STATISTICS - Hudson Valley

    3 year Average

    # Pass Arts

    % Pass Sciences

    2016 - 2018

    90%

    93%

    2015 - 2017

    76%

    79%

    2014 - 2016

    72%

    67%

    Most recent

    # Takers

    # Passed

    2018 Arts

    18

    15

    2018 Sciences

    16

    14


    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:  April 2017 received updated college catalog to verify proper accreditation statement.

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    Nassau Community College
    Mortuary Science Department

    357 East Road
    Garden City, NY 11530
    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 - Nassau

    Year

    Total enrolled

    # of New
    Students

    # of
    Grads

    Timely
    Grad*

    Graduation rate

    Did not finish**

    Overall %
    Employed

    Employed
    in FS

    2018

    77

    32

    15

    15/15

    100%

    2

    73%

    73%

    2017

    75

    38

    16

    14/16

    88%

    2

    100%

    88%

    2016

    62

    35

    25

    21/25

    84%

    1

    92%

    92%



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


     NATIONAL BOARD STATISTICS - Nassau

    3 year Average

    # Pass Arts

    % Pass Sciences

    2016 - 2018

    83%

    83%

    2015 - 2017

    86%

    88%

    2014 - 2016

    68%

    78%

    Most recent

    # Takers

    # Passed

    2018 Arts

    9

    8

    2018 Sciences

    9

    7


    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 2019 accepted progress report to demonstrate use of assessment data for program improvement. 2019 Assessment Plan to be submitted with Annual Report.

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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 - SUNY Canton

    Year

    Total enrolled

    # of New
    Students

    # of
    Grads

    Timely
    Grad*

    Graduation rate

    Did not finish**

    Overall %
    Employed

    Employed
    in FS

    2018

    75

    45

    10

    9/9

    89%

    1

    44%

    50%

    2017

    64

    9

    17

    0/17

    0%

    3

    82%

    61%

    2016

    77

    28

    20

    20/20

    80%

    6

    95%

    75%



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


     NATIONAL BOARD STATISTICS - SUNY Canton

    3 year Average

    # Pass Arts

    % Pass Sciences

    2016 - 2018

    79%

    72%

    2015 - 2017

    68%

    71%

    2014 - 2016

    53%

    58%

    Most recent

    # Takers

    # Passed

    2018 Arts

    13

    12

    2018 Sciences

    12

    9


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

    Initial Accreditation 2012/Last comprehensive review 2018/Next comprehensive review 2025

      Re-accreditation:  April 2019 for period of 7 years.

      Most recent Accreditation decision:  April 2019 for period of 7 years with one stipulation to provide evidence of faculty assessment by September 1, 2019.
       

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