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ABFSE Directory of Programs - Massachusetts
 

    FINE Mortuary College
    Funeral Service
    150 Kerry Place
    Norwood, MA 02062
    Sarah Stopyra, Program Director
    Phone: (978) 886-5562
    FAX: (781) 762-7177
    Email: sstopyra@fmc.edu
    Web Site: www.fmc.edu
    Accredited Degree Offered: Associate in Applied Science
    Distance Education - YES (Limited)

     PROGRAM INFORMATION - FINE

    Year

    Total enrolled

    # of New
    Students

    # of
    Grads

    Timely
    Grad*

    Graduation rate

    Did not finish**

    Overall %
    Employed

    Employed
    in FS

    2018

    144

    45

    30

    26/30

    87%

    10

    93%

    93%

    2017

    130

    41

    15

    12/15

    80%

    14

    93%

    93%

    2016

    142

    52

    34

    29/34

    85%

    20

    94%

    88%



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

     

     NATIONAL BOARD STATISTICS - FINE

    3 year Average

    # Pass Arts

    % Pass Sciences

    2016 - 2018

    75%

    85%

    2015 - 2017

    70%

    82%

    2014 - 2016

    78%

    83%

    Most recent

    # Takers

    # Passed

    2018 Arts

    24

    20

    2018 Sciences

    21

    19


    Accreditation
    Program and Institution Accredited by ABFSE:  Associate in Applied Science - Funeral Service

    Initial Accreditation 1997/Last comprehensive review 2011/Next comprehensive review 2018

      Re-accreditation: October 2011 for period of 7 years

      Most recent Accreditation decision: Focus Visit for change of ownership 2014; Substantive change for new Program Director approved October 2018; by mutual agreement, next comprehensive review scheduled for June 2019.

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    Mount Ida College
    Funeral Service Education
    Newton Centre, MA 02459
    COLLEGE CLOSED MAY 2018
    ACCREDITATION
    is VALID through January 31, 2019.

    Effective August 27, 2018, CAPE COD COMMUNITY COLLEGE is approved by ABFSE to teach out students enrolled in the Mount Ida College AS degree program at the time of Mount Ida closing in May 2018.  Classes will be offered on the campus of Bridgewater State University.  Approval is effective through September 1, 2020.  Individuals completing the program under the teach out arrangement will be considered graduates of an ABFSE accredited program.

    Transcripts for graduates can be ordered online at http://www.umass.edu/registrar/mtida; requests to verify program completion should be sent to registrar@mountida.edu

     PROGRAM INFORMATION - Mount Ida

    Year

    Total enrolled

    # of New
    Students

    # of
    Grads

    Timely
    Grad*

    Graduation rate

    Did not finish**

    Overall %
    Employed

    Employed
    in FS

    2018

    0

    0

    30

    -

    90%

    -

    -

    78%

    2017

    72

    32

    14

    10/14

    71%

    6

    86%

    86%

    2016

    79

    24

    18

    13/18

    72%

    4

    100%

    94%



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


     NATIONAL BOARD STATISTICS - Mount Ida

    3 year Average

    # Pass Arts

    % Pass Sciences

    2016 - 2018

    90%

    83%

    2015 - 2017

    80%

    84%

    2014 - 2016

    73%

    79%

    Most recent

    # Takers

    # Passed

    2018 Arts

    11

    9

    2018 Sciences

    10

    6

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    Cape Cod Community College
    Funeral Service Program

    Bridgewater State University, East Campus
    Burnell Hall
    66 Hooper Street
    Bridgewater, MA 02325
    Jeffrey E. Megna, Program Coordinator
    Phone: (508) 531-3461
    Email: jmegna@capecod.edu
    FAX: (508) 531-3972
    Web Site: https://www.capecod.edu/catalog/2018-2019/programs/as-funeral-service.html   
    Degree Offered: Associate in Applied Science
                              Approved for teach-out of Mt. Ida College students through September 1, 2020
    Distance Learning - NO

    Accreditation
    Program Accredited by ABFSE to teach out Mt. Ida College:  Associate in Science degree program

    Teach out Accreditation:  effective through September 1, 2020.

      Most recent Accreditation decision: Candidacy for Cape Cod Community College Funeral Service Program approved April 2019 subject to a site visit.

     

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