Mortuary Science Program Accreditation Statement

The Mortuary Science degree program at Cypress College is accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE), 992 Mantua Pike, Suite 108, Woodbury Heights, NJ 08097, (816) 233-3747, www.abfse.org. The ABFSE is an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.  Scholarship and general program information can be found on the ABFSE’s website. The National Board Examination is written and governed by the International Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards, Inc. (ICFSEB), Fayetteville, AR, 73707 (888) 222-2737, www.theconferenceonline.org; Study guide and preparatory information can be found on the Conference’s website.

National Board Examination (NBE) pass rates, graduation rates and employment rates for this and other ABFSE-accredited programs are available at www.abfse.org.  To request a printed copy of this program's rates, go the Mortuary Science Department Office, TE 3 Building, Room 215 or you may visit the Mortuary Science Department website to make the request. www.cypresscollege.edu/ms.  Or you may email the Mortuary Science Department (mortsci@cypresscollege.edu) or call the Mortuary Science Department at (714) 484-7278.

 

National Board Examination Statistics

Year

# of First Time

Test Takers

# of First Time

Test Takers

Who Passed

Passing

Rate

2011 

ARTS

37

35

95%

2011

SCIENCES

38

33

87%

2012

ARTS

35

30

86%

2012

SCIENCES

35

33

94%

2013

ARTS

49

47

96%

2013

SCIENCES

49

49

100%

2014

ARTS

28

27

96%

2014

SCIENCES

28

27

96%

2015

ARTS

40

38

95%

2015

SCIENCES

40

37

93%