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Applicants for Candidacy Status

Candidacy v. Preaccreditation

The Committee on Accreditation of the American Board of Funeral Service Education may award Candidacy status to new institutions or programs which, in the judgment of the Committee on Accreditation, demonstrate the potential to meet the standards for accreditation.

Please note that candidacy does not constitute pre-accreditation as defined by the U.S. Department of Education.

Candidacy approved effective May 2020:


      Cape Cod Community College
      Bridgewater State University, East Campus
      Burnell Hall
      66 Hooper Street
      Bridgewater, MA  02325
      Phone: (508) 531-3461
      Daniel Shea


      Southwest Tennessee Community College
      Whitehaven Center
      1234 Finley Road
      Memphis, TN  38116
      Phone: (901) 333-4122
      Ron Johnson

Candidacy approval effective October 2020:


      Columbus Technical College
      928 Manchester Expressway
      Columbus, GA  31904
      Phone: (706) 649-1837
      Tyice Mills


      Arkansas State University - Mountain Home
      1600 South College Street
      Mountain Home, AR  72653
      Phone: (807) 508-6157
      Matt Buel


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