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ABFSE Directory of Programs - Iowa
 

    Des Moines Area Community College
    Mortuary Science

    2006 South Ankeny Boulevard
    Ankeny, Iowa 50023
    Kevin E. Patterson, Program Chair
    Initial/Last/Next Accreditation:  2005/2014/2021
    Program Accredited by ABFSE: Mortuary Science
    Degree Offered: Advanced Standing Diploma
    Distance Learning -YES
    Phone (515) 964-6244
    FAX (515) 965-7082
    E-mail:
    kepatterson@dmacc.edu
    Web Site: http://funeral.dmacc.edu

     PROGRAM INFORMATION

    Year

    Total enrolled

    # of New
    Students

    # of
    Grads

    Timely
    Grad*

    Graduation rate

    Did not finish**

    Overall %
    Employed

    Employed
    in FS

    2016

    144

    65

    41

    37/41

    82%

    21

    100%

    85%

    2015

    156

    45

    52

    46/52

    91%

    23

    88%

    89%

    2014

    147

    75

    43

    40/43

    83%

    21

    79%

    79%



     NATIONAL BOARD STATISTICS

    3 year Average

    # Pass Arts

    % Pass Sciences

    2016 - 2014

    86%

    83%

    2015 - 2013

    83%

    86%

    2014 - 2012

    84%

    89%

    Most recent

    # Takers

    # Passed

    2016 Arts

    38

    35

    2016 Sciences

    34

    29


    Timely graduation = complete program in 1 times designated program length.
    **  Left before completing the program; did not finish.

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