American Board of Funeral Service Education


For Educators


NBE Review Course Survey

Professional Development (here's what you missed)

College and University Council (CUC)
Click here for details

COA policy statement regarding NBE pass rates - Click here to download

ABFSE Manual of Accreditation

ABFSE Committee Structure & Responsibilities

Accredited Programs

Assessment Ideas


Forms/Documents for the Program Director

Suggestions to improve NBE pass rates  (PDF)

Notes from the Executive Director (2016-2018 Notes Available Upon Request)


Self Study Workshop

The PowerPoint presentation from the last workshop is available AND segments of the presentation have been pulled out so you can review areas of interest.

Next Self Study Workshop will be conducted in person.
    October 20, 2024 from 1:00 to 4:00 PM
    LePavillon Hotel, New Orleans, LA

For questions call the ABFSE Office at 816.233.3747.

College and University Council



Annual Report - Click here for Annual Report/Student Tracker/Faculty Database PowerPoint (PDF)

For the Annual Report - Programs using remote learning to cope with the pandemic conditions are not to report as Distance Education programs. Only those programs approved by COA to offer 50% or more of the accredited program via distance should report Distance Ed graduates.
Changes to the Annual Report

  • Annual Report/Student Tracker/Faculty Database
  • Annual Report Summaries

Scholarships for Students

Post-Graduate Scholarship Program

    The Scholarship Program of the American Board of Funeral Service Education also provides financial awards to active faculty of funeral service or mortuary science programs to assist them in furthering their professional education, pending available funds.

    Scholarship amounts vary and are paid directly to the recipient. Award recipients are determined by the Scholarship Committee of the American Board of Funeral Service Education. Application deadline is September 1st.




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