American Board of Funeral Service Education
Welcome to American Board of Funeral Service Education

The American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE) serves as the national academic accreditation agency for college and university programs in Funeral Service and Mortuary Science Education. ABFSE is the sole accrediting agency recognized by the US Department of Education and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation in this field.

Welcome to ABFSE

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Committee on Accreditation


Funeral Service Profession


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Save the Date!
ABFSE Annual Meeting
April 14-17, 2015
Jacksonville, Florida


2014 April Conference Photos

ABFSE Officers - click on image for more photosAmerican Board of Funeral Service Education meets in Minneapolis. New Officers are Elected.

Minneapolis, MN was the site of the 52nd Annual Conference of the ABFSE from April 9-12, 2014.  Members and guests from the accredited funeral service programs in the US along with representatives from NFDA, NFDMA and ICCFA meet annually to review the status of funeral service education. More..

Pictured: (clockwise):
Eugene Ogrodnik, Francisco Solis, Jzyk Ennis, Karl Kann

The National Scholarship Program
of the American Board of Funeral Service
Education provides financial awards to
students enrolled in funeral service or
mortuary science programs to assist them
in obtaining their professional education.
Apply for your Scholarship Online!

Executive Director
Robert C. Smith III, CFSP

3414 Ashland Avenue, Suite G
St. Joseph, MO 64506
Send Us an EmailOffice: (816) 233-3747
Cell: (816) 262-0711
FAX: (816) 233-3793

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