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. You may also contact the Mortuary Science Department at mortsci@cypresscollege.edu or (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%